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    PRI’s The World, News Report, Anna Boiko-Weyrauch, Posted: Dec 20, 2012 Photo: Shakir Hamoodi and his family. (Photo Courtesy of Hamoodi Family) Editor’s Note: An Iraqi-American named Shakir Hamoodi used to run a gourmet food market in Columbia, Missouri. Now, he’s in a federal prison in Kansas. He’s charged with sending money to his relatives in Iraq in the 1990s, violating US sanctions. Hamoodi’s family is now petitioning President Obama for relief. During the first war with Iraq, the Gulf War that started in 1990, President George Bush appeared on TV. He said, “We have no argument with the people of Iraq.” At the time, Iraq was under U.N. sanctions. Meanwhile in Columbia, Missouri, Lamya…

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