Weekly Newscast – September 19, 2014

This week on War News Radio, the United States Senate approves President Obama’s plan to both train and arm Syrian rebel groups to counter ISIS, pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, rising tensions on the Ukrainian border with an increase in the number of Russian troops in Crimea, and more. Along…

Neighbors

This month on War News Radio, “Neighbors.” We collect a wide variety of voices on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. First we hear from Aladdin Attari, a 25-year old Palestinian-Jordanian engineer residing in Saudi Arabia, on his perspective on the recent Gaza violence. Next, we explore how the exclusion of women on…

Weekly Newscast – September 5, 2014

This week on War News Radio, US Secretary of State John Kerry meets with Palestinian negotiators, Russian President Vladimir Putin announces a peace plan after speaking with Ukrainian President Peter Poroshenko, President Barack Obama commits to sending 350 more non-combat American troops to Iraq, and more. Special thanks and welcome…

Remembrance

This week on War News Radio, “Remembrance.” April 7, 2014 marked the 20th anniversary of the 1994 Rwandan genocide. For this month’s show, we examine numerous perspectives on the Rwandan genocide two decades after it first took place. We hear from a diverse range of voices about the genocide’s causes…

Weekly Newscast – April 25, 2014

WELSH: For War News Radio at Swarthmore College, I’m Tyler Welsh. BAILIN: And I’m Nora Bailin. Peace talks in South Sudan were delayed this week following attacks by rebel forces on a United Nations base in the city of Bentiu. At least 100 civilians were killed and 400 others were…

Weekly Newscast – April 18, 2014

MARSHALL-HALLMARK: For War News Radio at Swarthmore College, I’m Pendle Marshall-Hallmark. BATTEN: And I’m Caroline Batten. Ukrainian security forces clashed with pro-Russian activists in the city of Mariupol in the eastern region of the country this week, killing three and wounding thirteen. Interim Ukrainian interior minister Arsen Avakov stated that…

Weekly Newscast – April 11, 2014

Asma Noray: For War News Radio at Swarthmore College, I’m Asma Noray. Dylan Okabe-Jawdat: And I’m Dylan Okabe-Jawdat. Pro-Russian demonstrators in Ukraine seized government buildings in several cities near the Russian border, including Kharkiv, Donetsk and Luhansk. Similar tactics were used by protesters in February to oust former Ukrainian President…

Weekly Newscast – March 20, 2014

Henry Zhang: For War News Radio at Swarthmore College, I’m Henry Zhang. Jay Clayton: And I’m Jay Clayton. Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a treaty formally annexing Crimea, after the region voted to join the Russian Federation earlier this week. Putin justified the move by citing the plight of…

Weekly Newscast – February 28, 2014

Allison Hrabar: From War News Radio at Swarthmore College, I’m Allison Hrabar. Henry Zhang: And I’m Henry Zhang. Tensions rose between pro-Russian and pro-Western protesters in Ukraine this week following the collapse of the government under Viktor Yanukovych. Pro-Russian separatists brawled with supporters of the new government outside the regional…