Archive for 2007 Spring

Hometown Baghdad

This week on War News Radio, we learn about an ongoing web video series that has opened a window into everyday life in Hometown Baghdad. Listen now to Natalie Litton’s report.

We also hear about Iraq’s troubled water supply, still briny after all these years. Listen now to this report from Walter Hessler and Meghna Sachdev.

Finally, we visit an independent veterans center that’s doing it all under one roof – at least while the money lasts. Listen now to Elise Garrity’s report.

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Soldiers Resting

This week on War News Radio, we find out about the Iraqi government’s efforts to keep doctors from fleeing the country. Listen now to Elizabeth Threlkeld’s report.

Then, we look into the impact of military blogs on soldiers and their families. Listen now to Reuben Heyman-Kantor’s report.

We hear the story of an injured veteran, piecing his life – and his marriage – back together. Listen now to Wren Elhai’s report.

Finally, we learn about the Maine National Guard’s Flat Soldier program. Listen now to Peter Holm’s report.

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Iraqi School Children

This week on War News Radio, we hear about the state of Iraqi universities and teaching conditions after the U.S. invasion. Listen now to Wren Elhai’s report.

Then, we take a look at the futures slated for graduates from America’s service academies. Listen now to Sarah Manion’s report.

Finally, we find out about a burgeoning film school in Baghdad. Listen now to this report from Eric Chiang and Hansi Lo Wang.

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This week on War News Radio, we speak with an expert about the future of the Iraqi parliament. Listen now to Elizabeth Threlkeld’s report.

Then, we hear from soldier-poets, who put the war in Iraq into verse. Listen now to Jess Engebretson’s report.

Finally, we find out how the editors of Wikipedia document an ongoing war. Listen now to Nick Laracuente’s report.

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Mother and Daughter, Baghdad

This week on War News Radio, we hear about Catholic hospitals in Baghdad, struggling to serve their neighbors. Listen now to Clare Kobasa’s report.

Then, we speak with an Afghan journalist about reporters, protests, and the new Afghan media law. Listen now to Wren Elhai’s report.

Finally, we find out about a graphic novel that envisions Iraq in 2011 – the war’s still raging. Listen now to Willy Nolan’s report.

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Independent Film & Television College, Baghdad

This week on War News Radio, we check out a film school where young Iraqis learn a new way to document their lives: on tape. Listen now to this report from Eric Chiang and Hansi Lo Wang.

Then, we talk with former top CIA official Tyler Drumheller about what went wrong with pre-war intelligence, and how much of it was George Tenet’s fault. Listen now to Wren Elhai’s report.

Finally, we find out why some war bloggers are going off line. Listen now to Cyrus Stoller’s report.

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