This week on War News Radio, we hear about Muqtada al Sadr's recent visit to Iraq. Then, we talk to an author about moral panic before the US invasion of Iraq. Finally, we hear about Iraqi refugees in Syria.
First, we hear from a journalist about the recent wave of attacks in Iraq. Next, we learn about an American soldier missing in action. Finally, we visit an art exhibit focused on the war in Afghanistan.
First, we hear about Afghanistan's Peace Jirga.
Next, we find out how soldiers pass the time in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Then, we learn about civilian trials for Guantanamo Bay detainees.
Finally, we hear from the Afghan owner of a restaurant here in Swarthmore.
This week on War News Radio, we talk to Iraqis commuting in Baghdad, and examine how the conflict has turned the city's streets into a transportation nightmare. Then, improvised explosive devices have been the biggest cause of US casualties in Iraq and Afghanistan for the last three years. We talk to military experts about how the bombs are made, and how they’re fighting them. Finally, we talk to some Iraqis about the ups and downs of living with neighbors who keep a very high profile.