Self Help

An Afghan girl carries water to her Kabul home. Photo courtesy of the Associated Press. This week on War News Radio, we learn about an aid program that seeks to have a more direct impact on the lives of Afghans. Rosanna Kim reports. Then, we speak with two members of…

War Stories

From left to right, US screeenwriter Mark Boal, US director Kathryn Bigelow, producer Greg Shapiro and French Nicolas Chartier, pose for the photographers with their awards for Best Film for ‘ The Hurt Locker’, in the media room at the British Academy Film Awards. Photo courtesy of the Associated Press.…

Up For Grabs

Buzkashi is the Afghan national sport. It is a combination of rugby and polo. Photo courtesy of the Associated Press. This week on War News Radio, we’ll explore the popular Afghan game of Buzkashi. Alan Zhao reports. Then, Iraq’s Parliamentary election is just around the corner. We’ll hear about what…

Campaigning

Bryan Lentz is running for Congress from Pennsylvania’s 7th district. Photo courtesy of the Associated Press. This week on War News Radio, The question of debaathification has dominated most of Iraq’s parliamentary campaign. But for many, that’s not the top issue. We speak with a candidate who hopes to use…

Up In Smoke

Tony Blair defends his decision to invade Iraq in front of a public hearing. Photo courtesy of the Associated Press. This week on War News Radio, We investigate the US military’s use of burn pits to dispose of trash at military bases in Iraq and Afghanistan, and how some veterans…

Stepping In

A Marine recruit does pull-ups during training. Photo courtesy of the Associated Press. This week on War News Radio, we hear the stories of two young soldiers and their thoughts on the wars. Gabriel Ramirez reports. Next, we learn about Iraq’s efforts to recover its antiquities after the war. Sam…

New Fronts

Secretary Clinton at a press conference with a Yemeni official. Photo courtesy of the Associated Press. This week on War News Radio, we learn more about Yemen, the country where the attempted Christmas Day attack originated. Kyle Goeckner-Wald and Omar Chowdhury report. Next, we hear about Afghanistan’s suffering schools. Sarah…