In this month’s show, we examine three issues that build on the relationship between environmental stresses and conflict. First, we examine the impact of a five-year drought on the Syrian Revolution. Then, we investigate the effects of changes in global climate on farming, particularly in regions prone to conflict. Finally, we ask whether water scarcity in Yemen is a threat to national security. But first, a brief commentary on the current state of environmental issues.
This month on War News Radio, “Forward Thinking”, we first discuss the future of Iraq in light of the ten year anniversary this past March. Then, we hear about a Philadelphia-based peace group protesting research on drone technology. Finally, we hear a Rwandan genocide survivor’s perspective on justice, forgiveness, and life in America.
In this month’s show, we commemorate the 10 year anniversary of the war in Iraq through a look at the country’s past, present and future and the impact the U.S. invasion has had throughout. First, we reconnect with a member of War News Radio’s founding staff to re-examine a piece she produced in 2006. Next, we talk to four Iraqis living in Baghdad about their thoughts on the war and why it continues to linger. Then, we hear about a group stationed in Iraq to promote peace and human rights. Finally, we find out why the question of when the war began is almost as hard to answer as when it will end.
This month on War News Radio, “Moving Up, Moving Out”, we discuss what stories in the news this week angered us the most. Then, we learn about France's involvement in the military conflict in Mali. Next, we hear the stories of three veterans whose photography is on dislay in Philadelphia. After, we examine responses to the lifted ban on women in conflict. Finally, we say farewell to one of War News Radio's greatest friends and treasured mentors. But first, a round-up of this week's news.
This Week on War News Radio: Moving Up. We learn about the promise of new right for Saudi women. Then, we look at the depictions of the war in Afghanistan. Finally, we year about the life of a Puerto Rican self-proclaimed political prisoner.
This week on War News Radio: After Activism. We hear an update on the Arab Spring in Egypt. Then, we hear about the role of women activists in the Libyan revolution and reconstruction. Finally, we learn about the recent outbreak of dengue fever in Pakistan.
This Week on War News Radio: Returning Home. First, we learn about an American service member who fled to Canada, and choices he faces now that the war in Iraq has ended. Then, we hear about the implications of a recent prisoner swap between Israel and Palestine. Finally, we hear about youth movements in Afghanistan.
This week on War News Radio, “Looking Forward,” we first hear about similarities between the Occupy Movement and the Arab Spring. Then, we hear about future directions the Occupy Movement could take. Finally, we learn about the challenges that US soldiers returning home from Iraq will face in the job market. But first, a roundup of this week’s news.
This week on War News Radio: Resisting Change, we first hear about the implications of the U.S. withdrawal from Iraq. Then we learn about the Lord’s Resistance Army, a militia terrorizing central Africa. But first, a roundup of this week’s news.
This Week on War News Radio: Best of Fall 2011. First, we explore the memories of 9/11. Then, we learn about Afghanistan's opium economy. Finally, we learn about a computer scientists analyzing global media to predict revolutions.
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