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    • The Fighters

    • By: C. J. Chivers
    • Length: 14 hrs
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    Almost 2.5 million Americans have served in Afghanistan or Iraq since September 11, 2001. C.J. Chivers has reported from both fronts from the beginning, walking side by side with combatants for more than a dozen years. He describes the experience of war today as it is endured by those most at risk - the camaraderie and profound sense of purpose, alongside courage, frustration, and moral confusion mixed with technical precision. In these remote places where the reason for their presence is sometimes not clear, these young men kill or are killed, facing palpable and often constant threat of ambush or hidden bombs....

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    • How the AK-47 and AR-15 Evolved into Rifles of Choice for Mass Killers

    • By: C.J. Chivers
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 8 mins
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    "How the AK-47 and AR-15 Evolved into Rifles of Choice for Mass Killers" is from the August 04, 2016 World section of The New York Times. It was written by C.J. Chivers and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • The Gun

    • By: C. J. Chivers
    • Narrated by: Michael Prichard
    • Length: 18 hrs and 50 mins
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    It is the world's most widely recognized weapon, the most profuse tool for killing ever made. More than fifty national armies carry the automatic Kalashnikov, as do an array of police, intelligence, and security agencies all over the world. In this tour de force, prizewinning New York Times reporter C. J. Chivers traces the invention of the assault rifle.

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    • A compelling book about much more than guns!

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    • Sweden Charges Syrian Tied to Killings

    • By: C. J. Chivers
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 4 mins
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    "Sweden Charges Syrian Tied to Killings" is from the March 14, 2016, World section of The New York Times. It was written by C. J. Chivers and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Arms Seized Off Coast of Yemen Appear to Have Been Made in Iran

    • By: C. J. Chivers, Eric Schmitt
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 6 mins
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    Photographs recently released by the Australian government show that light anti-armor weapons seized from a smuggling vessel near Yemen’s coast appear to have been manufactured in Iran, further suggesting that Tehran has had a hand in a high-seas gunrunning operation to the Horn of Africa and the Arabian Peninsula.

    "Arms Seized Off Coast of Yemen Appear to Have Been Made in Iran" is from the January 10, 2017 World section of The New York Times. It was written by C. J. Chivers and Eric Schmitt and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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    • Suspect's Assault Weapon Is Familiar to Military Personnel

    • By: C. J. Chivers
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 3 mins
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    "Suspect's Assault Weapon Is Familiar to Military Personnel" is from the June 12, 2016 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by C. J. Chivers and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Report Says U.S. Bombs Killed Scores of Yemeni Civilians in Saudi-Led Strike

    • By: Kareem Fahim, C. J. Chivers
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 5 mins
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    "Report Says U.S. Bombs Killed Scores of Yemeni Civilians in Saudi-Led Strike" is from the April 7, 2016 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Kareem Fahim, C.J. Chivers and narrated by Caroline Miller.

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    • How ISIS Produced Its Cruel Arsenal on an Industrial Scale

    • By: John Ismay, Thomas Gibbons Neff, C.J. Chivers
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 13 mins
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    Late in the spring, Iraqi forces fighting the Islamic State in Mosul discovered three unfired rocket-propelled grenades with an unusual feature — a heavy liquid sloshing inside their warheads. Tests later found that the warheads contained a crude blister agent resembling sulfur mustard, a banned chemical weapon intended to burn a victim’s skin and respiratory tract.

    "How ISIS Produced Its Cruel Arsenal on an Industrial Scale" is from the December 11, 2017 World section of The New York Times. It was written by John Ismay, Thomas Gibbons Neff and C.J. Chivers and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Discovered at the Scene: A Backpack, a Battery and Shrapnel

    • By: C.J. Chivers
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 3 mins
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    The bomber in the Manchester terrorist attack appears to have carried a powerful explosive in a lightweight metal container concealed within either a black vest or a blue Karrimor backpack, and may have held a small switch in his left hand, according to preliminary information gathered by British authorities.

    "Discovered at the Scene: A Backpack, a Battery and Shrapnel" is from the May 24, 2017 World section of The New York Times. It was written by C.J. Chivers and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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