Nov
21

Sisters in Arms

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Iraqi women stand at a Baghdad checkpoint. Photo courtesy of the Associated Press.

This week on War News Radio, we learn about how the “Daughters of Iraq” have helped to decrease the rise of female suicide bombers in Iraq. Elizabeth Threlkeld reports. Read the transcript here.

We also hear about why the reopening of a Baghdad bridge has brought hope to Sunnis and Shiites alike. Elise Garrity reports.

Then, we find out about the challenges facing Iraq’s internally displaced people as they think about how – and where – to vote in the upcoming provincial elections. Jess Engebretson reports.

Finally, we check in on the current state of higher education at two very different universities in Iraq. Dani Noble reports.

These stories, plus the week’s news, this week on War News Radio.

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