Iraq http://wamc.org en "Redeployment" By Phil Klay http://wamc.org/post/redeployment-phil-klay <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Phil </span>Klay's<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Redeployment </em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">takes readers to the </span>frontlines<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, asking us to understand what happened there, and what happened to the soldiers who returned.</span></p><p>Interwoven with themes of brutality and faith, guilt and fear, helplessness and survival, the characters in the stories struggle to make meaning out of chaos.</p><p> Mon, 24 Mar 2014 14:10:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 86533 at http://wamc.org "Redeployment" By Phil Klay All American: Two Young Men, The 2001 Army-Navy Game And The War They Fought In Iraq http://wamc.org/post/all-american-two-young-men-2001-army-navy-game-and-war-they-fought-iraq <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The BCS National Championship Game is being played tonight at Rose Bowl Stadium in Pasadena, CA.</p><p>Steve Eubanks joins us to talk about his new book:<em> All American: Two Young Men, the 2001 Army-Navy Game and The War They Fought in Iraq</em>.</p><p> Mon, 06 Jan 2014 15:35:00 +0000 Ian Pickus 81266 at http://wamc.org All American: Two Young Men, The 2001 Army-Navy Game And The War They Fought In Iraq 1/6/14 Panel http://wamc.org/post/1614-panel <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, political consultant Libby Post and WAMC newsman, Ray Graf.</p><p>Topics include:<br />NY Marijuana<br />Iraq - US<br />Gun Journalist<br />Vatican on Pope's Gay Remarks<br />Jobless Benefits</p><p> Mon, 06 Jan 2014 14:00:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 81258 at http://wamc.org 1/6/14 Panel "Beyond War" by David Rohde http://wamc.org/post/beyond-war-david-rohde <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>In <em>Beyond War: Reimagining American Influence in a New Middle East</em>, Pulitzer Prize winning journalist David Rohde distills eleven years of expert reporting into a call for change.</p><p>An incisive look at the evolving nature of war, Rohde exposes how a dysfunctional Washington squandered billions on contractors in Iraq and Afghanistan, neglected its true allies in the war on terror and failed to employ its most potent nonmilitary weapons.</p><p> Wed, 15 May 2013 14:10:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 64719 at http://wamc.org "Beyond War" by David Rohde Elizabeth Holtzman - Investigate possible Bush Era crimes before it's too late http://wamc.org/post/elizabeth-holtzman-investigate-possible-bush-era-crimes-its-too-late <p>A former New York congresswoman says time is running out, and an investigation should be made into possible war crimes by the Bush administration before the statute of limitations expires next year.</p><p>Elizabeth Holtzman, a Democrat, who once sought her party’s nomination for the U.S. Senate, tells WAMC's Brian Shields that the Justice Department should look into a possible violation of federal law.</p> Sun, 07 Apr 2013 01:30:45 +0000 Brian Shields 61611 at http://wamc.org Elizabeth Holtzman - Investigate possible Bush Era crimes before it's too late 3/25/13 - Panel http://wamc.org/post/32513-panel <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Today's </span>panelists<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> are </span>WAMC's<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Morning Edition host David </span>Guistina<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, </span>WAMC<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Newsman Ray </span>Graf<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, </span>WAMC<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> News Director, Ian </span>Pickus<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, and University at Albany Journalism Professor and Investigative Reporter, Rosemary </span>Armao<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. Joe Donahue moderates.</span></p><p>Today's topics include:<br>The High Court and same-sex marriage<br>Karl Rove says GOP candidate “could” back gay marriage<br>Bloomberg, NRA Brace for Senate Showdown on Guns<br>Washington Post Defends Not Running Article On Iraq Media Failure<br>NCAA – Road to Sweet 16</p><p> Mon, 25 Mar 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 60601 at http://wamc.org Car bomb in Iraq kills 20 Shiite pilgrims http://wamc.org/post/car-bomb-iraq-kills-20-shiite-pilgrims <p></p><p>BAGHDAD (AP) -- A car bomb explosion tore through a crowd of Shiite pilgrims returning home Thursday from a religious commemoration, killing at least 20 and reinforcing fears of renewed sectarian violence, according to Iraqi officials.</p><p>The blast erupted late in the afternoon in the town of Musayyib, about 60 kilometers (40 miles) south of the Iraqi capital. It targeted worshippers returning from the Shiite holy city of Karbala following the climax of the religious commemoration known as Arbaeen.</p> Thu, 03 Jan 2013 16:24:36 +0000 Associated Press 54981 at http://wamc.org Car bomb in Iraq kills 20 Shiite pilgrims