A Woman’s Place

Suraya Pakzad (right), with a former resident of her Voice of Women Organization shelter. Photo courtesy of the Philadelphia Inquirer.

This week on War News Radio, a Sons of Iraq leader describes the poor treatment his forces have received from the Iraqi government. Elizabeth Threlkeld reports. Read the transcript here.

Then, we talk to Afghan women’s rights activist Suraya Pakzad about the challenges she and her colleagues have overcome. Emily Hager and Madeleine Abromowitz report.

Finally, a senior research fellow at the Heritage Foundation discusses the Obama administration’s recently formed policy on Pakistan and Afghanistan. Emily Hager reports.

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

For more background on the Sons of Iraq, listen to Elizabeth Threlkeld’s report from December 2008.

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