Documentaries

What is the future for the US-Afghan relationship, women's rights and education, reconciliation with the Taliban, and regional peace and stability once President Hamid Karzai steps down?
What role should the government play in fostering entrepreneurship and what can the United States learn from other countries?
Have women in Arab countries achieved greater equality since the revolutions swept the region, and which rights are yet to be won?
Does the international community have a moral obligation to intervene more aggressively in Syria? We take a look back at past conflicts - Rwanda, Bosnia, Iraq and Libya - through the eyes of those who both analyzed and experienced these crises first-hand. We also hear from Syrian refugees in Lebanon on the question of Western intervention.
The U.S. is often thought of as the land of innovation – a great habitat for entrepreneurs. And, this is still the case. But, why are other regions of the world producing entrepreneurs at a faster rate than the United States?
The global war against terrorism has become a war of ideas. Is the U.S. doing enough to fight it, and what can it learn from other countries?

Documentaries

Documentaries

America Abroad is an award-winning documentary radio program distributed by Public Radio International (PRI) and broadcast on public radio stations nationwide. Each month, we take an in-depth look at one critical issue in international affairs and U.S. foreign policy.

Anchored by public radio host Madeleine Brand, this monthly program covers global issues ranging from the challenges in Iran and North Korea, to the European debt crisis and the roots of the Arab Spring.

The hour-long broadcast combines original reporting, expert analysis, and historical pieces that incorporate archival audio and eyewitness accounts. No other public radio program devotes the same amount of time, depth of coverage, and level of analysis to a single issue in international affairs.

America Abroad is broadcast on more than 100 public radio stations around the United States. For full programs, check out the links below.

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