Ten years after the Kosovo War, Michael Montgomery returns to the Balkans for the BBC to investigate “the other side of the war”—Serbs allegedly kidnapped and killed by ethnic Albanians. In a series of video journals for CIR, Montgomery takes viewers behind the story. Part 1: The Mystery House | Sources pinpoint a house in […]
Sergeant Adam Gray made it home from Iraq only to die in his barracks. Investigating his death, American RadioWorks pieces together a story of soldiers suffering psychological scars – because they abused Iraqi prisoners. >> Listen to the story on American RadioWorks.
In January 2000, a German engineer living in South Africa met with a friend and business partner to hatch a deal. Gerhard Wisser, a 61-year-old broker, visited his friend’s pipe factory outside Johannesburg to see if he wanted to make a bid on a manufacturing project. According to what Wisser later told investigators, his friend, […]
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With the onset of the Cold War in the early 1950s, the United States sought to change the image of atomic energy from a force of awesome destruction to one of peace and prosperity. That idea that the world should benefit from peaceful applications of nuclear energy was the center piece of an initiative launched […]
The number of nations seeking nuclear technology is rising. An hour-long radio documentary by CIR and American RadioWorks investigates the most serious threats of nuclear proliferation today. >> Listen to the radio story on ARW >> Read the story by Mark Schapiro >> More about South Africa’s nuclear underground
Andre Buys is a respected scientist and university professor. He’s a reserved man. But his voice swells with pride as he recalls assembling a secret nuclear weapons arsenal. “Technically, it was an achievement we were proud of,” he says. “But we weren’t sure whether having a nuclear device was going to be to our advantage […]