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Caption: An encampment that served as a hub for Army and Border Patrol activity now sits vacant near the Donna Rio Bravo International Bridge. It was cleared out in late December., Credit: Reynaldo Leaños, Jr. / American Homefront
Thousands of troops who were deployed to the border in the fall have left, but the Trump Administration may call for a second deployment of thousan...

Bought by KRZA, KPBS, KMUD, North Country Public Radio, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and more


  • Added: Jan 08, 2019
  • Length: 03:09
  • Purchases: 7
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Most World War II veterans didn’t receive accolades or experience the infamous New York City ticker-tape parade most Americans are familiar with in...

Bought by WBEZ


  • Added: Jun 23, 2018
  • Length: 07:10
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: A plane recovered from Lake Michigan, Credit: John Davies
To accompany a documentary screening, the National Museum of the Great Lakes is searching for Navy pilots who trained on Lake Michigan during World...

Bought by WXXI, WCMU, WKSU, and WBFO


  • Added: Nov 02, 2016
  • Length: 01:14
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Inside the Urban Shield trade show, Credit: Sandhya Dirks
For the past eight years, one weekend in late summer brings first responders from across the country and around the world -- firemen, medics, SWAT ...

Bought by WXDU


  • Added: Dec 28, 2014
  • Length: 09:07
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Iron Dome App, Credit: iTunes
A new smartphone app developed by an American college student and his colleague uses up-to-the minute data from the Israeli Defense Force to warn I...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 15, 2014
  • Length: 03:24
  • Purchases: 1
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The half a million Palestinians living in Syria have a short list of countries that will open their doors. So when word got out that Palestinians ...

  • Added: Dec 18, 2013
  • Length: 07:59
Caption: migrants arriving on the island of lampedusa in august 2007. pictures taken by Sara Prestianni and taken from storie migrante., Credit: Noborder network
When it comes to embracing refugees, Sweden is known to be among the friendliest countries in the EU. The problem is getting all the way to Sweden....

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Dec 18, 2013
  • Length: 07:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: A Syrian refugee girl looks out from behind the fence at Yayladagi refugee camp in Hatay province near the Turkish-Syrian border April 10, 2012., Credit: Freedom House
The refugee crisis in Turkey has reached unprecedented proportions, with more than half a million Syrian refugees streaming across the border. But ...

  • Added: Dec 18, 2013
  • Length: 07:32
Caption: Syrian Refugees, Credit: UN
Over 2 million Syrians have been displaced by that country's ongoing civil war. Neighboring countries are overwhelmed with refugees. So where else ...

  • Added: Dec 10, 2013
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Recruiters for the U.S. Marines canvass shopping plazas, high schools and job fairs for potential soldiers., Credit: Alexandra Kanik/PublicSource
In robust economic times, America’s armed services have had to hustle to recruit qualified soldiers. But when civilian unemployment is high and th...

Bought by WXDU


  • Added: Dec 06, 2013
  • Length: 03:20
  • Purchases: 1
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On January 24, Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta lifted the ban on women serving in combat roles in the military. War News Radio reporter Amy DiPie...

  • Added: Feb 09, 2013
  • Length: 03:47
Caption: Air National Guard students train on maintaining the MQ-9 Reaper at Hancock Air Base in Syracuse, NY., Credit: David Sommerstein, NCPR
Drones, or unmanned aircraft, are making headlines for their controversial attacks in Afghanistan and Pakistan…and for how they could be used for s...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Jan 24, 2013
  • Length: 07:01
  • Purchases: 1
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When it comes to US policy toward Israel, there has been one major voice shaping the debate. The American Israel Public Affairs Committee-generally...

  • Added: Aug 19, 2011
  • Length: 07:12
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News and features on the conflicts in Libya, Iraq, and Afghanistan.

  • Added: Aug 01, 2011
  • Length: 12:39
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News and features on the conflicts in Libya, Iraq, Afghanistan, and more.

  • Added: Jul 29, 2011
  • Length: 29:00
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News and features on the conflicts in Libya, Iraq, Afghanistan, and more.

  • Added: Jul 25, 2011
  • Length: 12:56
Caption: (CC) Marion Doss, Credit: (CC) Marion Doss
News and features of the conflicts in Libya, Iraq, Afghanistan, and more.

  • Added: Jul 22, 2011
  • Length: 29:00
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News and features on the wars in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Libya.

  • Added: Jul 18, 2011
  • Length: 08:33
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News and features on the wars in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Libya.

  • Added: Jul 01, 2011
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Chris Hondros in Libya, Credit: John Moore (Getty Images)
News and features on the wars in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Libya.

  • Added: Jun 21, 2011
  • Length: 07:57
Caption: 1st Battalion, 8th Marines in Afghanistan's Helmand province, Credit: Balazs Gardi
News and features on the conflicts in Libya, Iraq, and Afghanistan.

  • Added: Jun 20, 2011
  • Length: 10:42
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Most Civil War scholarship focuses on generals and their armies. But historians at a recent conference explored how water, heat, and horses affecte...

Bought by KENW


  • Added: Jun 13, 2011
  • Length: 02:31
  • Purchases: 1
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News and features on the wars in Libya, Iraq, Afghanistan and more.

  • Added: Jun 10, 2011
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: A pastor at a Southern Sudanese church in a refugee camp in Kenya., Credit: Becky Palmstrom
As the newest country in the world celebrates, Becky Palmstrom travels to Kenya to hear the prayers and songs of the refugees waiting to return to ...

  • Added: Feb 09, 2011
  • Length: 05:18
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From "Gridlock" (6/25/10): War News Radio talks to a marine sniper who has fought in the Iraq War.

  • Added: Jun 25, 2010
  • Length: 06:57