The White House warns Congress that new Iran sanctions could derail nuclear talks. Another top Pakistani militant is killed. And relief workers struggle to get supplies to the Philippines after a devastating typhoon. A panel of journalists joins guest host Susan Page for analysis of the week's top international news stories.
In 1969, Kirk Bauer lost his leg in a grenade explosion in Vietnam. In 2012, Travis Mills lost portions of four limbs from an improvised explosive device (IED) in Afghanistan. They join Kojo to talk about adaptive sports and the challenging path of recovery facing today's wounded veterans.
This month's Readers’ Review is a novel about eight American soldiers returning to Iraq. The men are media stars at home, but their painful reality is obscured as they are honored at a Thanksgiving Day football game.
The last American combat troops are slated to leave Afghanistan in 2014, but the U.S. reconstruction effort will continue. We explore the challenge of delivering aid in Afghanistan after the draw-down.
A new court program offers a way to keep troubled veterans out of jail and get them the help they need for drug abuse and other addictions. How Veterans Treatment Courts are making a difference in the lives of returning soldiers.
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