Iraq http://nhpr.org en A New Hampshire Look At The 'Delights' Of Iraqi Cuisine http://nhpr.org/post/new-hampshire-look-delights-iraqi-cuisine <p>This week on Foodstuffs, we connect the Granite State to the food traditions of Iraq.</p><p><a href="http://nawalcooking.blogspot.com/" target="_blank"><strong>Nawal Nasrallah</strong></a> of Salem is author of the book <a href="http://www.iraqicookbook.com/" target="_blank"><strong><em>Delights From The Garden Of Eden</em></strong></a>, which not only includes Iraqi recipes but traces the history of the country’s cuisine. <em>Saveur </em>magazine named it <a href="http://www.saveur.com/Best-Cookbooks-of-2013" target="_blank">one of the top 10 cookbooks of 2013</a>.</p> Thu, 23 Jan 2014 22:40:30 +0000 Brady Carlson 42341 at http://nhpr.org A New Hampshire Look At The 'Delights' Of Iraqi Cuisine What It's Like Being A Drone War Veteran http://nhpr.org/post/what-its-being-drone-war-veteran <p>A full decade into the drone war in the Middle East, we’re still asking questions: what does an unmanned military mean for the future of warfare?&nbsp; Who chooses who lives and who dies? What does it mean to pull the trigger on a target half a world away?</p><p>And what is like being a veteran of the drone war?</p><p><strong>Matthew Power</strong> is a freelance print and radio journalist and a contributor to <em>GQ Magazine</em>, where he <a href="http://www.realclearpolitics.com/2013/10/23/confessions_of_a_drone_warrior_318452.html">wrote a profile </a>of former drone operator and Airman First Class <a href="http://youtu.be/i_l6ec62l6I">Brandon Bryant.</a></p><p> Wed, 13 Nov 2013 19:35:50 +0000 Taylor Quimby 38462 at http://nhpr.org What It's Like Being A Drone War Veteran Andrew Bacevich: Cheap Grace And The American Way Of War http://nhpr.org/post/andrew-bacevich-cheap-grace-and-american-way-war <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden view-mode-full"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>Drawing on Dietrich Bonhoeffer's concept of "cheap grace," Andrew Bacevich exposes the chronic defects in the current U. S. approach to waging war. &nbsp;He explains why the world's most powerful military doesn't win and why the nation's reliance on professional soldiers has turned out to be such a bad bargain. When American soldiers deploy to places like Iraq and Afghanistan, what is the cause for which they fight? Sun, 28 Jul 2013 19:00:00 +0000 32207 at http://nhpr.org Andrew Bacevich: Cheap Grace And The American Way Of War New Hampshire Veterans - On The Iraq War’s Tenth Anniversary http://nhpr.org/post/new-hampshire-veterans-iraq-war-s-tenth-anniversary <p>In March of 2003, the U.S. began air strikes in what officials said would be a short war. Eight years later, our forces pulled out with a death toll of more than 4000 Americans and&nbsp;100,000 Iraqis.&nbsp; We’ll talk with Granite Staters who served in Iraq, what they experienced and their reflections a decade later.</p><p></p><p><strong>Guests: </strong></p> Tue, 19 Mar 2013 12:51:14 +0000 Laura Knoy 23934 at http://nhpr.org New Hampshire Veterans - On The Iraq War’s Tenth Anniversary The New Dogs of War http://nhpr.org/post/new-dogs-war <p>When we call dogs ‘man’s best friend’, we’re typically referring to their value as companions and protectors - but canines have a long history of helping people with affairs far more solemn that playing fetch.&nbsp; For centuries, dogs have played a pivotal role in aiding the disabled, in hunting, for search and rescue operations, and for their service in police and military applications.&nbsp; After a long hiatus,&nbsp;U.S. bomb-sniffing dogs were re-introduced to the battlefield in 2007.&nbsp; There are now some six-hundred military dogs deployed in Iraq and Afghanistan. Mon, 17 Sep 2012 13:12:34 +0000 Virginia Prescott 13029 at http://nhpr.org The New Dogs of War