Sudan’s Social Media Propaganda Problem

Mass protests toppled Sudan’s decades-old dictatorship last April. The country is now governed by a transitional council, and many advocates for democracy are hopeful. But at this crucial juncture in their history, the Sudanese people are confronted with an increasingly familiar challenge: propaganda disseminated through Facebook and other online platforms.…

By Force / A la fuerza

This week on War News Radio, “By Force.” Reporter Liliana Frankel spent summer 2015 living and working at a migrant shelter in Oaxaca, Mexico. While she was there, she collected interviews with people passing through. This week, we hear the story of Lisandro Lopez, a Honduran veteran of the Iraq…

Skateistan – Afghanistan’s first skateboarding school

Skateistan is an Afghan NGO which according to their website “engages growing numbers of urban and internally-displaced youth in Afghanistan through skateboarding, and provides them with new opportunities in cross-cultural interaction, education, and personal empowerment.” The co-educational school and skateboarding program based in Kabul is the project of Australian Oliver…

This Week on War News Radio: 11.19.10

This week on War News Radio: Words of  War Sam Hirschman takes a second look at the Wikileaks process. Aaron Moser interviews “How We Fight” author Dominic Tierney. From the archives, Bennet Goeckner looks at transportation in Baghdad. Plus, this week’s headlines. THIS WEEK’S PROGRAM Right-click to download MP3

This Week on War News Radio: 11.12.10

Amandine Lee visits an art exhibit about the war in Afghanistan. Aaron Moser looks at the flood in Pakistan and how climate change can affect power struggles. Marina Tucktuck takes a look at the Afghan school project. Plus this week’s news. Listen to this episode | Download this episode (right…

This Week on War News Radio

Louis Katz reports on the impact popular military video games might be having on our perceptions of war. Karim Sariahmed interviews war journalist Anna Badkhen about her interactions with people in conflict regions. Amandine Lee explores some of the issues women face in Afghan society. Plus this week’s news. Listen to this…