terrorism http://iowapublicradio.org en Syria: Behind the Headlines http://iowapublicradio.org/post/syria-behind-headlines <p><span class="userContent" data-ft="{&quot;tn&quot;:&quot;K&quot;}">The crisis in Syria has been in the headlines for weeks, but the roots of the two-year-long conflict can be traced back decades. Today host Ben Kieffer gets an in-depth understanding of </span>how history of the region brought Syria to the point of civil wa<span class="userContent" data-ft="{&quot;tn&quot;:&quot;K&quot;}">r, how terrorism figures in and the</span> conflict's potential outcomes. Thu, 12 Sep 2013 18:44:41 +0000 Ben Kieffer & Sarah Boden 28985 at http://iowapublicradio.org Syria: Behind the Headlines Impacts of Terrorism http://iowapublicradio.org/post/impacts-terrorism <p><a href="http://www.people-press.org/2013/04/23/most-expect-occasional-acts-of-terrorism-in-the-future/">Three out of four Americans see occasional terrorism as a part of life in the future.</a> That percentage is up in the wake of last week’s bombings at the Boston Marathon.&nbsp; "River to River" examines changing public attitudes toward terrorism and how the Boston bombing is affecting debate over immigration.</p> Wed, 24 Apr 2013 18:34:07 +0000 Ben Kieffer 19715 at http://iowapublicradio.org Impacts of Terrorism Iowa Begins Offering Federally Compliant "REAL ID" http://iowapublicradio.org/post/iowa-begins-offering-federally-compliant-real-id <p>Beginning Tuesday, January 15,&nbsp; Iowa will issue driver’s licenses and state IDs that comply with a new federal program called <a href="http://www.iowadot.gov/mvd/realid/home.html">REAL ID</a>. &nbsp;The program is being phased in as part of legislation passed by Congress in 2005.&nbsp; It's aimed at streamlining security at federal facilities and for air travel.</p><p>Mark Lowe of the Iowa Department of Transportation visited our Des Moines studio to explain what changes are coming.</p> Tue, 15 Jan 2013 13:22:24 +0000 Sarah McCammon 13508 at http://iowapublicradio.org Iowa Begins Offering Federally Compliant "REAL ID"