Tagged: afghanistan

John Walker Lindh, The Story

John Walker Lindh, The Story

It is a name that many people have already forgotten, but when the US invaded Afghanistan after 9/11, his capture made headlines around the world. “American Taliban” they called him, and everywhere you looked there was a photo of him...

bm201 Jason Burke on Afghanistan

bm201 Jason Burke on Afghanistan

MP3 Audio [14 MB]DownloadShow URL He has been traveling and writing about Afghanistan since before most western media decided it was important. He has seen first hand what is going right and what is going wrong in the battle to...
 

bm185 GI Janes Return from Afghanistan

bm185 GI Janes Return from Afghanistan

MP3 Audio [20 MB]DownloadShow URL It was over a year ago that GI JAne first appeared on this program, discussing the problems and concerns of her upcoming delpoyment to Afghanistan. Today, thankfully, she has returned to the US and to...
 

bm153 Kitschification of 911

bm153 Kitschification of 911

The Kitschification of 911. The words of Phillip Roth as quoted on a recent episode of radio open source. In this program I discuss how the events of that day have been used and abused in the poorest of taste...

bm150 Direct from Afghanistan

bm150 Direct from Afghanistan

The news reports indicate the that Taliban is alive and well in Afghanistan. Meanwhile life goes on, the militaries of various nations work in the country, and we are left wondering what is going on. In this program I speak...

GI Jane Emailed from Afghanistan

GI Jane Emailed from Afghanistan

I emailed GI Jane, who if you recall, is currently stationed somewhere at a base in Afghanistan. I had heard she mentioned me to Madame L in an email, something about an interview with an interpreter. When I heard this...