Pen to Paper

An American civilian writes to a soldier in Iraq. Photo courtesy of the Associated Press.

This week on War News Radio, soldier poets shape their memories of the Iraq war into verse — and hope someone’s listening. Jess Engebretson reports.

Next, we find out what makes a good Iraqi joke. Hansi Lo Wang reports.

Then, we learn how a veterans center founded by a Vietnam vet is helping those returning from more recent conflicts. Elise Garrity reports.

Finally, we learn about the historical roots of the Taliban in Afghanistan. Emily Hager reports.

These stories this week from War News Radio.

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