This week your host Sabi Atteyih celebrates Syrian poet Nizar Qabbani’s theme of love for country and reports on Syrian issues, UN Security Council actions, international law violations, and the Americans For Democracy in Egypt demonstrations in Michigan. Also, news from Tunisia, Turkey, Lebanon, and the Syrian village of Ma’loula. With music from Iraqi American oud […]
This week, President Barack Obama pleads his case for attacking Syria. To talk about this issue and the history behind it, our host Allen Ruff spoke with investigative journalist Robert Parry and UW-Madison Professor of Middle Eastern Studies Jennifer Loewenstein.
If the U.S. got involved with Syria’s affairs, would the outcome be efficient or beneficial? On Friday September 6th, our host Esty Dinur talked with UW-Madison Professor Andrew Kydd about the possible attack by the U.S. against Syria and what the possible consequences could be if the U.S. does decide to take action. On the second half of the show, University of New York/College at Old Westbury Professor Karl Grossman about the continuing and escalating Fukushima disaster.
As turmoil continues to brew in Syria, our host Allen Ruff was joined by guest David Swanson on Thursday September 5th to discuss the current situation in Syria and the question that the U.S. is being forced to consider. Will the U.S. Congress vote to attack Syria?
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.
On Thursday August 15th, host Allen Ruff discussed protests and controversy in Wisconsin and across the the world. For the first half of the hour, Ruff was joined by Gareth Porter, a historian with a PhD in Southeast Asian studies from Cornell University and an investigative journalist for the Inter Press Service, about the turmoil in Egypt and the possible “peace process” in the Israel-Palestine conflict. For the second half of the show, Ruff spoke live with Greg Gordon, who was at the Capitol in Madison, to give us the latest update on the Solidarity Sing-a-long and arrests.