Why We Fight

This week on War News Radio, hear the voices of U.S. forces and the individual stories of the people serving in Iraq. First, a large part of the U.S. army is made up of non-citizen soldiers. Is it the fast road to citizenship that inspires non-citizens to enlist, or is…

Best of the Summer ‘06

This week on War News Radio, hear a selection of reports from the summer. First, the dangers of war can strain family ties. Hear the story of two brothers deciding whether to escape the dangers of a war zone or stay in Baghdad with their family. Listen now to Amelia…

Enemies of the State

Kidnapping has been a popular way for insurgents to make an impact in the mayhem of Iraq. This week on War News Radio, a young Iraqi man tells a story that sounds more like a terrorist abduction than an arrest by the Iraqi government. Listen now to Duncan Gromko’s report.…

Last Respects

This week on War News Radio, we take a look at funerals in wartime Iraq. We follow the members of one Iraqi family as they search for peace for a departed uncle and for themselves. Listen now to Janice Im’s report. Then, we hear how the politics of war are…

Mr. Maliki Goes to Washington

This week on War News Radio, we follow Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki on his trip to Washington, D.C. How was his visit received in America, in Iraq, and in the rest of the Middle East? Listen now to this report. Then, we get a glimpse of the secret life…

The Other Iraq

This week on War News Radio, we take a detailed, two-part look at Iraqi Kurdistan, a region that tends to stay off the front pages of newspapers. In part one, we learn that Kurdistan has become an island of calm in the raging sea of Iraq – a place where…

Moving Targets

This week on War News Radio, we take a look at the effects of targeted killings and at the ethics behind them. How has the U.S. policy of targeting enemy leaders played out in Iraq and elsewhere? Listen now to Duncan Gromko’s report. Then, in Part Two of our series…

Hidden History

This week on War News Radio, we take a look at the illegal market for antiquities from Iraq. Listen now to this report from Hansi Lo Wang and Shelley Salant. We also revisit the story of an Iraqi artist who managed to capture beauty at the onset of an ugly…

The Home Team

This week on War News Radio, we explore the story of a group of Kurds in Virginia who are caught between their loyalty to Iraq and American patriotism. Listen now to Sarah Whites-Koditschek’s report. We also hear how the World Cup has been easing tensions in Iraq, even as the…

Under Curfew

This week on War New Radio, we find out that the curfew in Iraq is more than just a damper on social life. Listen now to Duncan Gromko’s report. We also discuss the American-Iraqi effort to quell the insurgency in Ramadi. Listen now to John Williams’s report. And, we hear…