Iraq

5:30pm

Tue October 29, 2013
Politics

The State of Media: Interview with Al Jazeera America international correspondent Sebastian Walker

Sebastian Walker cut his teeth as a reporter covering the war in Iraq. He worked as a stringer for Reuters and operated an English language newspaper with fellow young journalists. 

"It was something that was criticized by a lot of more established journalists saying that without the relative experience reporting from that kind of a situation you really shouldn't be there, that's not the kind of risk worth taking," he tells KALW's Ben Trefny.

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11:55pm

Thu August 1, 2013

11:24pm

Mon May 13, 2013
Economy/Labor/Biz

Iraq and Afghanistan veterans face an uncertain future after war

Since 2001, about 2.5 million people have been deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan, at least a third of them more than once. When they return, many veterans need long term physical and mental care. But they often don't get it.

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6:10pm

Wed April 10, 2013
Politics

A ‘doorkicker’ on campus: UC Berkeley student and Iraq veteran tells his story

UC Berkeley student and Iraq veteran Dave Smith

For many of us, ten years can seem like a long time. Things that happened a decade ago feel far away. But for veterans of the Iraq war, and their families, ten years can feel like very little – because the damage wrought by that war is still right there with them.

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12:17am

Fri March 22, 2013
Politics

Friday Media Roundtable: Iraq War Anniversary, Obama in Israel & the Occupied Territories

Tal Afar, Iraq, 18 January, 2005: Samar Hassan, 5, screams after her parents were killed by US soldiers
Chris Hondros / Getty Images

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