Iraq

August 29, 2012

August 29, 2012 – Hour 2

A recent report showed that suicides among our active duty troops doubled in one month, with 12 suicides in June and 26 in July. Every 36 hours a veteran from Iraq or Afganistan kills themselves. Eighteen veterans from all wars commit suicide each day.

July 17, 2012

July 17, 2012 – Segment 3

Join us for an Urbanite Radio story with Dario DiBattista, an Iraq War Veteran and author of the memoir Go Now, You Are Forgiven.

May 25, 2012

May 28, 2012 – Hour 2

In honor of Memorial Day, we're rebroadcasting a conversation between Marc and Woody Curry from last October.  It was shortly after President Obama announced that the US was withdrawing its soldiers from Iraq, and the conversation ranged from the problems facing veterans on their return home, to the culture of the military, to the place of war in our society.

May 22, 2012

May 22, 2012 – Segment 4

Iraq Veteran Against the War member Maggie Martin joins us to speak about her participation in a protest outside the NATO summit in which she and other veterans threw their medals away.

May 17, 2012

May 17, 2012 – Hour 2

Captain Paul K. Chappell is a West Point graduate and a veteran of the Iraq War. He is also a soldier turned peace leader. Paul Chappell joins us to talk about his book Peaceful Revolution: How We Can Create the Future Needed for Humanity's Survival.

May 15, 2012

May 15, 2012 – Segment 3

Join us for an Urbanite Radio story with Dario DiBattista, an Iraq War Veteran and author of the memoir Go Now, You Are Forgiven.

May 10, 2012

May 10, 2012 – Hour 2

Captain Paul K. Chappell is a West Point graduate and a veteran of the Iraq War. He is also a soldier turned peace leader. Paul Chappell joins us to talk about his book Peaceful Revolution: How We Can Create the Future Needed for Humanity's Survival.

May 3, 2012

May 3, 2012 – Hour 1

We're joined by Captain Paul Chappell, a 2002 graduate of West Point who served in the army for 7 years, including active duty in Iraq.  He is the author of the recently published book Peaceful Revolution: How We Can Create the Future Needed for Humanity’s Survival, and he joins us
March 20, 2012

March 20, 2012 – Hour 1

We discuss the tragic civilian massacre of March 11th, in which at least 16 Afghan civilians, including women and children, were killed. US Army staff sergeant Robert Bales is suspected of carrying out the killing spree. Three military veterans and one journalist join us this hour.

December 22, 2011

December 22, 2011 – Hour 1

The past decade has seen great change throughout the Arab world, and the United States has played a large role throughout.  From 9/11, to the wars in Aghanistan and Iraq, to the political upheaval in the Middle East and beyond over the past year, we'll take a look at this recent history and where it leaves us today, four days after the last US troops left Iraq.

November 8, 2011

November 8, 2011 – Segment 2

As the United States prepares to withdraw troops from Iraq, we discuss the legacy of US involvement there.  Joining us are:
October 26, 2011

October 26, 2011 – Hour 1

Followinig President Obama's announcement that the US will withdraw its soldiers from Iraq by the end of the year, we look at issues that face veterans, including substance abuse and mental health problems stemming from the trauma of war, as they return home. Our guest is Woody Curry, Vietnam veteran and Clinical and Associate Executive Director of the Baltimore Station.