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Jordan: Many Iraqi Exiles Returning Home

International aid agencies bracing for a flow of refugees out of Iraq see the opposite. Officials in Jordan say few are leaving Iraq. Instead, thousands of Iraqi exiles are leaving Jordan to return home. NPR's Jackie Northam reports.

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Jackie Northam is NPR's International Affairs Correspondent. She is a veteran journalist who has spent three decades reporting on conflict, geopolitics, and life across the globe - from the mountains of Afghanistan and the desert sands of Saudi Arabia, to the gritty prison camp at Guantanamo Bay and the pristine beauty of the Arctic.