Women in Combat

On January 24, Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta lifted the ban on women serving in combat roles in the military. I followed up with Iraq war veteran Chantelle Bateman, one of the veteran photographers we feature in this month’s show, as well as Ariela Migdal of the American Civil Liberties…

A Woman’s Place

Suraya Pakzad (right), with a former resident of her Voice of Women Organization shelter. Photo courtesy of the Philadelphia Inquirer. This week on War News Radio, a Sons of Iraq leader describes the poor treatment his forces have received from the Iraqi government. Elizabeth Threlkeld reports. Read the transcript here.…