Radio Archive by Tag

Terrorism

  • Act One.

    497: This Week 06.14.2013

    News kept coming all week about the National Security Agency collecting data on the phone ...GovernmentLegal SystemTerrorism

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  • Act Four.

    497: This Week 06.14.2013

    At Guantanamo Bay, hearings resumed for Abd al Rahim al Nashiri, who is accused of organizing ...GovernmentLegal SystemTerrorism

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  • Gym Rat.

    471: The Convert 08.10.2012

    In the summer of 2006, an FBI official visited a mosque in Orange County, California. His ...GovernmentTerrorism

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  • Prologue.

    445: Ten Years In 09.09.2011

    Host Ira Glass talks to someone who escaped from the twin towers with a minute to spare and ...9/11DeathTerrorism

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  • Kabul Kabul Kabul Kabul Chameleon.

    445: Ten Years In 09.09.2011

    Hyder Akbar was a teenager living with his family in the Bay Area when president Hamid Karzai ...9/11AfghanistanTerrorism

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  • Sunday Night, State College PA.

    434: This Week 05.06.2011

    Sarah Koenig talks with Lexi Belculfine, who tries to explain why she and her peers had such a ...Terrorism

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  • Side Effects May Include...

    433: Fine Print 2011 04.15.2011

    In Tehran in 2004, Omid Memarian confessed to doing things he'd never done, meeting people he'd ...GovernmentPolicePolitics

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  • Prologue.

    426: Tough Room 2011 02.04.2011

    Thanksgiving 2002, the Ohm family's dinner conversation turned to the recent terrorist attacks. ...FamilyFunnyTerrorism

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  • Prologue.

    387: Arms Trader 2009 08.07.2009

    Host Ira Glass describes a recent terrorism case in Newburgh, N.Y., in which four men were ...Criminal JusticeLegal SystemTerrorism

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  • Act One.

    387: Arms Trader 2009 08.07.2009

    Hemant Lakhani, an Indian-born British citizen, had been a salesman all his life. Clothing, ...Criminal JusticeLegal SystemTerrorism

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  • Act Two.

    387: Arms Trader 2009 08.07.2009

    Our story about Hemant Lakhani's case continues, through the sting and the trial. (21 minutes.) Criminal JusticeLegal SystemTerrorism

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  • Act Three.

    387: Arms Trader 2009 08.07.2009

    Ira talks to Aziz Huq about whether cases like Lahkani's will continue to be pursued under the ...Criminal JusticeLegal SystemTerrorism

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  • Side Effects May Include...

    386: Fine Print 07.24.2009

    In Tehran in 2004, Omid Memarian confessed to doing things he'd never done, meeting people he'd ...JournalismTerrorism

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  • Part Two.

    381: Turncoat 05.22.2009

    Michael May's story about Brandon Darby continues. (18 minutes) ActivismCriminal JusticeTerrorism

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  • Does This Suit Make Me Look Terrorist To You?

    376: Wrong Side of History 03.13.2009

    Rany Jazayerli was thrilled when one of his closest friends, Mazen, was hired by the Obama ...PoliticsReligionTerrorism

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  • On the Court With the Clock Running Down.

    372: The Inauguration Show 01.16.2009

    Barack Obama's transition team made it clear this week that the incoming president plans to ...Legal SystemTerrorism

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  • The Spy Who Bugged Me.

    357: The Truth Will Out 06.13.2008

    Lawrence Wright is a reporter for the New Yorker Magazine, and an author of the bestselling ...GovernmentJournalismTerrorism

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  • Prologue.

    356: The Prosecutor 05.30.2008

    Host Ira Glass recalls the case of the so-called Detroit Sleeper Cell—four men, arrested in the ...Criminal JusticeLegal SystemTerrorism

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  • Conviction.

    356: The Prosecutor 05.30.2008

    Reporter Petra Bartosiewicz tells the first half of Rick Convertino's story. The Detroit Sleeper ...Criminal JusticeLegal SystemPolitics

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  • Retaliation.

    356: The Prosecutor 05.30.2008

    Reporter Petra Bartosiewicz's story continues. Tensions between Rick and his bosses at the ...Criminal JusticeLegal SystemTerrorism

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  • Prologue.

    348: Tough Room 02.08.2008

    Thanksgiving 2002, the Ohm family's dinner conversation turned to the recent terrorist attacks. ...FamilyFunnyHolidays

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  • What Part Of "Bomb" Don't You Understand?

    338: The Spokesman 08.10.2007

    Rachel North was on a train that got blown up during the London subway bombings. After writing a ...Terrorism

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  • Prologue.

    331: Habeas Schmabeas 2007 04.27.2007

    Joseph Margulies, a lawyer for one of the detainees at Guantanamo, explains how the detention ...Criminal JusticeLegal SystemTerrorism

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  • There's No U.s. In Habeas.

    331: Habeas Schmabeas 2007 04.27.2007

    Jack Hitt explains how President Bush's War on Terror changed the rules for prisoners of war and ...Criminal JusticeLegal SystemTerrorism

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  • We Interrogate The Detainees.

    331: Habeas Schmabeas 2007 04.27.2007

    Although more than 200 prisoners from the U.S. facility at Guantanamo Bay have been released, ...Criminal JusticeLegal SystemTerrorism

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  • Prologue.

    310: Habeas Schmabeas 03.10.2006

    Joseph Margulies, a lawyer for one of the detainees at Guantanamo, explains how the detention ...Criminal JusticeLegal SystemTerrorism

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  • There's No U.s. In Habeas.

    310: Habeas Schmabeas 03.10.2006

    Jack Hitt explains how President Bush's War on Terror changed the rules for prisoners of war and ...Criminal JusticeLegal SystemTerrorism

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  • We Interrogate The Detainees.

    310: Habeas Schmabeas 03.10.2006

    Although more than 200 prisoners from the U.S. facility at Guantanamo Bay have been released, ...Criminal JusticeLegal SystemTerrorism

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  • Prologue.

    292: The Arms Trader 07.08.2005

    The government had an almost impossible task after the September 11th attacks: They had to try ...9/11Criminal JusticeTerrorism

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  • Act One.

    292: The Arms Trader 07.08.2005

    Hemant Lakhani, an Indian-born British citizen, had been a salesman all his life. Clothing, ...BusinessCrimeGovernment

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  • Act Two.

    292: The Arms Trader 07.08.2005

    Our story about Hemant Lakhani's case continues, through the sting and the trial. (23 minutes) BusinessCrimeGovernment

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  • The Minister Meets The Martyr.

    285: Know Your Enemy 03.25.2005

    In 2002, a Palestinian named Arin Ahmen was arrested for planning to become a suicide bomber in ...Criminal JusticeTerrorism

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  • Our Own Worst Enemy?

    274: Enemy Camp '04 10.08.2004

    In this election year, one question is rarely asked in a very direct way: Is the Bush ...IraqMilitaryPolitics

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  • Straight Eyes On The Quirin Guys.

    260: The Facts Don't Matter 03.12.2004

    Chris Neary tells the story of how a bungled Nazi sabotage operation from the early days of ...HistoryLegal SystemTerrorism

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  • Part Two.

    254: Teenage Embed, Part Two 12.12.2003

    Hyder's story continues. He and his convoy of American soldiers run into trouble on their way ...9/11AfghanistanTerrorism

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  • No Island Is An Island.

    253: The Middle of Nowhere 12.05.2003

    Nauru is a tiny island, population 12,000, a third of the size of Manhattan and far from ...EconomicsTerrorismTheater

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  • Teacher Hit Me With A Ruler.

    239: Lost in America 06.06.2003

    Sarah Vowell tells the lost story behind a patriotic song, "The Battle Hymn of the Republic." ...HistoryLive PerformanceMusic

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  • Teenage Embed, Part One.

    230: Come Back to Afghanistan 01.31.2003

    It's possible that the very first teenager to heed his invitation was Hyder Akbar, 17, from ...9/11AfghanistanGovernment

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  • Until The End Of The War.

    229: Secret Government 01.10.2003

    There are at least two American citizens being held without charges, unable to see lawyers, in ...9/11Criminal JusticeGovernment

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  • Secret Trials And Secret Deportations.

    229: Secret Government 01.10.2003

    In the war on terror, the government is rounding up foreigners, checking their immigration ...9/11GovernmentImmigration

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  • How Britain Nearly Saved America.

    211: Naming Names 05.03.2002

    Reporter Jon Ronson tells the story of how, in the immediate wake of September 11, he became ...9/11JournalismTerrorism

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  • My Friend The Extremist.

    201: Them 12.07.2001

    Several years ago, before most of us paid much attention to the name Osama bin Laden, Reporter ...9/11JournalismTerrorism

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  • Prologue.

    196: Rashomon 10.05.2001

    Larry Keeley explains why the Pentagon wants to see things from another perspective...and how ...9/11GovernmentMilitary

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  • 1001 Arabian Nightly Newscasts.

    196: Rashomon 10.05.2001

    Producer Julie Snyder reports on a Palestinian teenager from Chicago who explains why everything ...9/11PoliticsTeenagers

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  • Bombs Over Baghdad.

    196: Rashomon 10.05.2001

    We hear the story of the Persian Gulf war, as told by Issam Shukri, a family man from Bagdad who ...ChildrenFathersHistory

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  • The Situation In The Field.

    195: War Stories 09.28.2001

    For a few days after the attacks on September 11th, it seemed like we were just on the verge of ...9/11GovernmentMilitary

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  • Prologue.

    194: Before and After 09.21.2001

    Ira talks with two New Yorkers on their reactions to seeing something they could never have ...9/11CityFamily

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  • In The After Of Before And After.

    194: Before and After 09.21.2001

    Lynn Simpson worked on the 89th floor of the World Trade Center. She escaped, along with the ...9/11CityTerrorism

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  • Far From Home.

    194: Before and After 09.21.2001

    David Sedaris talks about American and French reaction to the recent news in Paris, where he ...9/11CityTerrorism

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