articles tagged "Middle East"
Thursday, 9 May 2013 | A Public Affair
On Thursday, May 9th, Allen Ruff discussed the ten-year anniversary and key legacies of the U.S. invasion of Iraq with Christopher Toensing, executive director of the Middle East Research and Information Project (MERIP) and editor of their magazine the Middle East Reports. In the second half of the hour, Toensing and Ruff turned from Iraq specifically to the larger implications of the U.S. invasion on the region as a whole and retrospectively discussed the reasons for U.S. aggression. more »
Thursday, 28 June 2012 | A Public Affair
On Thursday July 28th, Allen Ruff interviewed Stanford Professor of History and Middle East History Joel Beinin about the recent elections in Egypt. Professor Beinin outlined the implications of the Muslim Brotherhood victory and the extent to which Egypt’s military generals will cede power. Mohammed Morsi’s win in Egypt’s first free presidential election marks a great step on the tricky path to democracy. To read more about Professor Beinin: http://www.stanford.edu/~beinin/ more »