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Louis Katz reports on the impact popular military video games might be having on our perceptions of war.

Karim Sariahmed interviews war journalist Anna Badkhen about her interactions with people in conflict regions.

Amandine Lee explores some of the issues women face in Afghan society.

Plus this week’s news.

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Oct
29

Leaked

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Wikileaks founder Julian Assange speaks on the July release of the Afghanistan War Logs. Photo courtesy of the AP.
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First, we hear about the difficulties of media reporting on the Iraq War Logs. Anjali Cadambi and Sam Hirshman report.

Then, we speak with media critics about Wikileaks, the organization that releases classified military information to the public. Sam Hirshman and Anjali Cadambi have the story.

After that, we hear about the obstacles Iraqis face to getting a passport. Jessie Arian brings us the report.

Finally, we explore the issues surrounding the Guantanamo Bay Prison Facility. Sam Hirshman Reports.

These stories, plus this week’s news.

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Oct
22

Coming Out

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Former service members discharged under Don’t Ask Don’t Tell protest in front of the White House. Photo courtesy of the AP.
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First, We follow up on the status of the military’s Don’t Ask Don’t Tell policy. Sam Hirshman and Duyen Nguyen report.

Then, we speak with an Iraqi refugee adjusting to life in the U.S. Abdulla Mizead has the story.

Finally, we hear from a war journalist who has spent time in Afghanistan. Karim Sariahmed reports.

These stories, plus this week’s news.

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First, we explore the popularity of Bollywood films in Afghanistan. Karim Sariahmed reports.

Then, we talk to Afghans about the problems surrounding their country’s largest bank. Sam Hirshman has the story.

Next, we cover the state of healthcare in Iraq. Amandine Lee reports.

Finally, we talk with Sgt. Dunson about a controversial video he posted on YouTube. Kyle Crawford reports.

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Medical professionals in Iraq going about their business. Photo courtesy of the AP
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We explore the trials and successes of health care in Iraq. Amandine Lee, Chloe Wittenberg, and Abdulla Mizead bring the story.

Then, we hear about the legacy left by American troops after they pull out of Iraq. Kyle Crawford has the story.

Finally, we learn about the Afghan sport of Buzkashi. Alan Zhao reports.

These stories, plus this week’s news.

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One of the dangers of living in a VIP neighborhood. Photo courtesy of the AP
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This week on War News Radio, we talk to ordinary Iraqis who live near high-profile figures. Karim Sariahmed and Bennet Goeckner report.

Then, we look at a program that embeds social scientists with the military. Kyle Crawford has the story.

Finally, we talk to military experts about how improvised explosive devices are made, and how they’re fighting them. Amandine Lee reports.

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