Dropping Out

Abdullah Abdullah, former Afghan Presidential candidate, speaks during a press conference in Kabul, Afghanistan on Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2009. Photo courtesy of the Associated Press.

This week on War News Radio, we find out about Abdullah Abdullah’s withdrawal from the Afghan elections. Emily Hager and Clare Kobasa report.

We hear about the real estate boom in the Kurdish region of Iraq. Kyle Goeckner-Wald reports.

Finally, we hear about the Sabian Mandaeans, an ethnic and religious minority forced to flee Iraq after the 2003 US invasion. Caitlin Jennings tells us more.

These stories this week, plus the week’s news.

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