Medical Inquiry

This week on War News Radio, we investigate the politics of medicine. We hear about how some Iraqi medical schools are withholding diplomas to keep doctors in the country. Listen now to Elizabeth Threlkeld’s report. Then, are militants controlling the hospitals? We talk to CBS News’ Chief Foreign Correspondant Lara…

Music in the Air

In the wake of the Taliban’s fall, music has returned to the Afghan air waves. This week on War News Radio, we learn about what the revival of music radio means for listeners in Afghanistan. Listen now to Emily Hager’s report. Then, we look in on the courtroom drama surrounding…

Education Underground

This week on War News Radio, we speak to two Afghan students now studying in the U.S. They relate their experiences under the Taliban, their memories of September 11th, and a bit about college life. Listen now to Jess Engebretson’s report. Who is really bearing the burden of the war?…

Iraq and the American Voter

With November midterm elections only weeks away, polls show the American public deeply divided over the war in Iraq. This week on War News Radio, we take a look at how the war is shaping election campaigns across the U.S. Listen now to this report. And, while American political candidates…

Diplomacy in Danger

This week on War News Radio, we examine diplomacy in a time of war. We hear from a former U.S. State Department official who explains how the war in Iraq made diplomacy a challenge when it was most needed. Listen now to this report from Elizabeth Threlkeld and Hansi Lo…

A Wake-up Call

Five years ago, the September 11th terrorist attacks were a call to service for many. This week on War News Radio, we speak to a trio of soldiers who experienced the attacks firsthand. These three now find themselves deployed in Iraq. Listen now to this report from Haley Loram, Aaron…

Iraq Online

For some Iraqis, the Internet is more than just a virtual world of message boards and chat rooms. It’s a lifeline. This week on War News Radio, hear about an Internet café that serves Baghdad’s booming population of web users. Listen now to this report from Aaron Schwartz & Duncan…