This week on War News Radio, clashes between Ukrainian security forces and pro-Russian activists, the sentencing of supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt, armed gunmen stormed a United Nations peacekeeping base in South Sudan, and more.
This week on War News Radio, Pro-Russian demonstrators seize government buildings in Ukraine, Israeli/Palestinian peace talks face more barriers, car bombs in Syria and Iraq continue to threaten civilian populations, Kenyan authorities arrest over 3,000 Somalis in a security crackdown, and more.
This week on War News Radio, Ukrainian military forces leave Crimea, an Egyptian court sentences to death 529 supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood, a pro-government militia kills 151 rebels in the Darfur region of Sudan, North Korea launches two medium-range ballistic missiles, and more.
This week on War News Radio, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a treaty annexing Crimea, Israeli air forces fired on Syrian military bases, international talks continued over Iran’s nuclear program, and more.
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.
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.