FRONTLINE

Iraq's $85 Million "Security" Wands

Clip: Season 32 Episode 15 | 43s

At police checkpoints in Iraq, officers routinely make use of a security device known as an ADE 651 wand to detect for guns and ammunition. The Iraqi government has spent $85 million on the devices, despite their long history of ineffectiveness.

Aired: 08/04/14

Rating: NR

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