In 2007, foreign correspondent Deborah Campbell traveled to Damascus to cover the flow of Iraqis into Syria. Her book, A Disappearance in Damascus, details the disappearance of her fixer, Ahlam, while in Syria, as well as the difficulties Syrian citizens face in the midst of war.
Have you been following US escalation in Syria? What are its implications for the broader Middle East and beyond? Check out this edition of A Public Affair to hear more!
Have you ever thought about how to talk with your kids about war and conflict? It’s a delicate topic that many parents aren’t comfortable breeching. Joey Guido, who runs that Daddy Brain program to help dads deal with family issues, has two guests: the first guest, Niki Walker, has written a book called Why Do […]
On Thursday April 18th, host Allen Ruff interviewed Jeremiah Goulka, author of the timely piece on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, “Iraq Is Such a House of Trauma, It Doesn’t Take Much to Get PTSD.” Allen discussed with Goulka his observations and experience with what amounts to something approaching “national trauma.”
On Monday October 15, our host Linda Jameson spoke with Matt Southworth, a legislative program associate for foreign policy with the Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL): A Quaker Lobby in the Public Interest. First serving in the US army at the age of nineteen, Matt was deployed to Iraq in 2004 as an […]