Changing of the Guard

Barack Obama and John McCain at the presidential debate in Oxford, Mississippi. This week on War News Radio, we look at how the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are playing into the American presidential election – and consider how the results of that election will affect Afghanistan and Iraq. We…

Faith and Fear

Iraqi Mandaeans bless themselves with water from a temple pool in Baghdad. This week on War News Radio, we explore the impact the war in Iraq has had on the country’s religious communities, both inside Iraq and elsewhere. First, we learn about the history of one of Iraq’s most threatened…

Mixed Motives

An Iraqi parliament session. Photo courtesy of the Associated Press. This week on War News Radio, we find out more about the challenges facing the Iraqi Parliament. Jess Engebretson and Dani Noble report. Then, we speak with Milton Bearden, a former CIA station chief in Pakistan, about recent developments there.…

Changing Colors

A camp for displaced people in the southern Iraqi city of Kut. Photo courtesy of Ayub Nuri. This week on War News Radio, we look at how ethnic diversity is changing in Iraqi neighborhoods. First, hear from Iraqis who have left their homes for more homogeneous neighborhoods. Alex Imas and…