Last week, Syria launched a chemical weapons attack, killing more than 80 people. President Trump responded with an ordered airstrike on a Syrian airbase. What led to this conflict? What participants are in play, and what do we need to know about U.S. involvement? Today Allen Ruff talks with Middle East expert Dr. Stephen Zunes. […]
Thursday’s guest on “A Public Affair” is Middle East analyst and author Stephen Zunes, on to discuss his recent Progressive Magazine piece on the Democratic Party foreign policy platform planks and Clinton’s positions, “‘Most Progressive Dem Platform in History’ Hawkish on Foreign Policy.” Stephen Zunes is a Professor of Politics and International Studies at the […]
What’s happening in Libya? What roles have the Muslim Brotherhood and the National Forces Alliance played in the recent conflict? How is Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thinni handling the situation? Listen to this edition of A Public Affair to find out more!
Do you know what’s happening with the current crisis in Iraq? What do you think of the Iraqi government’s request for an American military attack on Iraq in response to the militant group ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria)? Check out this edition of A Public Affair to find out more!
International Studies and Politics professor Stephen Zunes joined host Allen Ruff on WORT’s A Public Affair to discuss the complex interests surrounding involvement in Syria and potential consequences of all options.
While the death toll continues to rise in Egypt, Syria has also had issues escalate over the past couple of days. It appears that there were unconditional weapons used on villages especially chemical weapons. Civilians have been fleeing villages as the Assad forces continue to use chemical weapons in Syria. Our host Esty Dinur spoke with Professor Stephen Zunes about the turmoil that has shaken this part of the world.