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Caption: Janessa Gans Wilder
The story of how Janessa Gans Wilder, a CIA analyst working in Iraq during the war, became inspired to leave the agency to run a non-profit organiz...

Bought by KUOW


  • Added: Jun 16, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Janessa Gans Wilder
The story of how Janessa Gans Wilder, a CIA analyst working in Iraq during the war, became inspired to leave the agency to run a non-profit organiz...

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI, WJFF, and KUNM


  • Added: May 17, 2017
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Nidhi Chaphekar, Credit: Ketevan Kardava
Kardava was doing what is her job as a journalist. The media is doing what they think is their job. The only person who has no choice in this is th...

  • Added: Mar 28, 2016
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
All happy families are alike, each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way, Tolstoi wrote as the first sentence in Anna Karenina. The epitaph he c...

  • Added: Dec 15, 2015
  • Length: 04:45
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How effective have nonviolent resistance movements been to effect social and political change, compared to armed violent uprisings? This time on P...

Bought by WYSO, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, and KUOW


  • Added: Nov 29, 2015
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 3
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How effective have nonviolent resistance movements been to effect social and political change, compared to armed violent uprisings? This time on P...

Bought by KISA Digital Studios, KRZA, Aspen Public Radio, Radio Baha'i, WLGI, and KUNM


  • Added: Nov 24, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Today, Dr. Gary Slutkin's effort to treat violence like an infectious disease and a conversation with former U.S. intelligence officer Ray McGovern...

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio and KUOW


  • Added: Oct 06, 2015
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: West Point Austin Welch, Credit: westpoint.edu
The United States Military Academy's Cadet First Captain Austin Welch shares how the loss of a dear friend changed not only his perspective on Memo...

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio, KRZA, and Delta College Public Radio


  • Added: Apr 23, 2015
  • Length: 01:39
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Michael Scharf
In this broadcast, our expert panel discusses how the Islamic State emerged so quickly as America’s newest grave threat. They critique President O...

  • Added: Oct 06, 2014
  • Length: 59:00

  • Added: Jun 26, 2014
  • Length: 59:01
Caption: Samuel "Jesse" Smith, Credit: Katy Gross
Samuel "Jesse" Smith was so determined to defend his country after the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor, he lied about his age to get into the Marines....

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, WRST-FM Oshkosh, and KUOW


  • Added: Apr 18, 2014
  • Length: 04:23
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Michael Scharf
An expert panel discusses the foreign policy implications of cyber warfare.

  • Added: Feb 12, 2014
  • Length: 59:21
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Doug Stanton talks with Washington Post journalist David Finkel about Finkel's latest book, "Thank You For Your Service."

  • Added: Nov 21, 2013
  • Length: 59:01
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War and violence never exist in a vacuum. Intrastate conflict often has far-reaching effects that extend outside a nation’s borders. War News Radio...

Bought by WXDU


  • Added: Oct 04, 2013
  • Length: 08:38
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Michael Scharf
We've assembled a panel of the world’s foremost piracy experts to discuss the continuing challenges of maritime piracy.

  • Added: Sep 16, 2013
  • Length: 59:02
Caption: Michael Scharf
Talking Foreign Policy is an hour-long program hosted by Associate Dean Michael Scharf and produced by Case Western Reserve University and WCPN 90....

  • Added: May 17, 2013
  • Length: 59:04
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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: Michael Scharf
Our panel of experts discuss what the appointments of John Kerry (State), Chuck Hagel (Defense) and John Brennan (CIA) will mean for American forei...

  • Added: Feb 06, 2013
  • Length: 59:07
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This week on War News Radio, “Peace News in Wartime”, we discuss the role of Morocco in the Arab Spring. Then, we learn about the process of establ...

  • Added: Dec 12, 2012
  • Length: 30:01
Caption: Tatiana McBraun, Credit: Ian Hill/KQED
Tatiana McBraun, a political science major at San Jose State, told KQED’s Lillian Mongeau she feels too much security can be a bad thing.

  • Added: Nov 02, 2012
  • Length: :33
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Under rules codified at the 1961 Vienna Convention, diplomatic missions are generally considered inviolable. But with the murder of Libya Ambassado...

  • Added: Oct 16, 2012
  • Length: 02:07
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WASHINGTON - The U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee takes up the new defense budget on Tuesday, and an issue that's sure to come up is the Navy's...

  • Added: May 21, 2012
  • Length: 01:35
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Libya's civil war is over, but many victims of the Qaddafi regime are still violently meting out justice to their former oppressors. Will this just...

  • Added: May 14, 2012
  • Length: 02:06
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Do laws that make it a crime to deny the existence of genocide help to lessen the chances of renewed conflict? Or, do they stifle freedom of speech...

  • Added: Sep 19, 2011
  • Length: 02:00
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News and features on the wars in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Libya.

  • Added: Sep 16, 2011
  • Length: 29:00