War News Radio header image 1

War News Radio

26
Nov

The Sudan Radio Project: Entering the Arena

This week on War News Radio, we present a show from our sister studio, the Sudan Radio Project.

First, we hear about US-Sudan relations in the past two decades and how major events like the September 11 terrorist attacks have shaped them. Next, an update on current tensions and progress made in the North and South surrounding the referendum.

Then, a look at the African Championship of Nations, a soccer tournament to be hosted by Sudan in February 2011. Listen here. And last, we learn about the concerns at the United Nations about potential conflict arising from the upcoming January referendum–and if it even happens at all.

War News Radio will return to our regular programming next week.

Listen Now:


20
Nov

Words of War

First, we learn about the contents of recently leaked military documents. Sam Hirshman reports.

Then, we speak with a political scientist about the way America fights wars. Aaron Moser has the story.

Finally, we take a look at problems associated with transportation in Baghdad. Bennet Goeckner reports.

These stories, plus this week’s news.

Listen Now:


12
Nov

Canvas and Casualties

First, We visit an art exhibit about the war in Afghanistan. Amandine Lee reports.

Then, we learn about the flood in Pakistan and how climate change can affect power struggles.. Aaron Moser has the story.

Finally,we take a look at the Afghan school project. Marina Tucktuck reports.

These stories, plus this week’s news.

Listen Now:


10
Nov

Behind the Screens

First, we learn about the impact popular military video games might be having on our perceptions of war. Louis Katz reports.

Then, we hear from war journalist Anna Badkhen about her interactions with people in conflict regions. Karim Sariahmed has the story.

Finally, we explore the issues women face in Afghan society. Amandine Lee reports.

These stories, plus this week’s news.

Listen Now:


10
Nov

Leaked

First, we hear about the difficulties of media reporting on the Iraq War Logs. Anjali Cadambi and Sam Hirshman report.

Then, we speak with media critics about Wikileaks, the organization that releases classified military information to the public. Sam Hirshman and Anjali Cadambi have the story.

After that, we hear about the obstacles Iraqis face to getting a passport. Jessie Arian brings us the report.

Finally, we explore the issues surrounding the Guantanamo Bay Prison Facility. Sam Hirshman Reports.

These stories, plus this week’s news.

Listen Now:


10
Nov

Coming Out

First, We follow up on the status of the military’s Don’t Ask Don’t Tell policy. Sam Hirshman and Duyen Nguyen report.

Then, we speak with an Iraqi refugee adjusting to life in the U.S. Abdulla Mizead has the story.

Finally, we hear from a war journalist who has spent time in Afghanistan. Karim Sariahmed reports.

These stories, plus this week’s news.

Listen Now:


10
Nov

Best of Fall 2010

First, we explore the popularity of Bollywood films in Afghanistan. Karim Sariahmed reports.

Then, we talk to Afghans about the problems surrounding their country’s largest bank. Sam Hirshman has the story.

Next, we cover the state of healthcare in Iraq. Amandine Lee reports.

Finally, we talk with Sgt. Dunson about a controversial video he posted on YouTube. Kyle Crawford reports.

Listen Now:


10
Nov

Asking and Telling

First, we hear from opponents of the US military’s “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy. Sam Hirshman and Minh-Duyen Nguyen contributed reporting to this story.

Then, we speak to some Iraqis who fled to Syria after 2003 about their lives in exile. Emily Crawford reports.

Finally, we examine peace movements in Afghanistan, including President Karzai’s own peace jirga. Karim Sariahmed has the story.

These stories, plus this week’s news.

Listen Now: