This week on War News Radio,
anti-government protests in Ukraine, suicide bombings in Beirut, the leader of
Venezuela’s anti-government Popular Will party turned himself in to government
authorities, a riot at an Australian immigration detention center in Papua New
Guinea, and more.
This week on War News Radio, anti-government protests in Venezuela, protests
in Bosnia and Herzegovina, the first direct talks between Taiwan and China
since the states split after the 1949 civil war, a military transport plane
crash in Algeria, Russia’s rejection of a United States backed draft resolution
for humanitarian aid to Syria, and more.
We asked students at historically peacenik Swarthmore College what they think of drone strikes. It turns out there's more to the story than just political party. Full transcript below.
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War moves people. We don't mean emotionally - although it does that, too - we mean physically. War moves people, but how and in which directions is never easy to predict. The journey of American soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan is rarely a clean arc of a single deployment, service, and reintegration, but rather many cycles of entering and leaving the theater of war. The timeline is even less clear for the civilians war displaces, who leave home in search of another, or return home to find that their idea of home no longer exists, or come and go and come and go in search of a safe place. This month on War News Radio: "Take-offs and Landings": stories of comings, goings, and the criss-crossing paths of war and peace. Stay with us.
First, we hear from a memoirist about her experiences as a military wife after 9/11.Next, we present our editorial segment, “Filibusted.” Then, we talk to an expert about civil resistance in Syria. Finally, we find out what kind of college student supports drone strikes. But first, a round-up of this week's news.
This month on War News Radio, “Strife in Syria,” where we look at the current conflicts in Syria from multiple perspectives. We begin with a background on what’s been happening in Syria to date. Next, we hear from two professors about the social dimensions of the Syrian conflict. Then, we present a Syria-themed version of our editorial segment, “Filibusted.” Afterwards, we talk to a Syrian student about his perspective on the violence. Finally, we discuss the challenges to eliminating Syria’s chemical weapons arsenal.
This week on War News Radio: Unintended Consequences. First, we learn about Afghanistan’s National Solidarity Program. Then, we hear about the effects of the revolution in Egypt on its relationship with Israel. But first, a round up of this week's news.
This week on War News Radio: Learning Experience. We hear about issues associated with foreign aid administration in Afghanistan. Then, we talk to a U.S. Army Special Forces Major about his book, Lions of Kandahar. But first, a roundup of this week's news.