Jan Miyasaki interviews James A. Paul, former Executive Director of the Global Policy Forum about the current refugee situation in Syria, where an estimated 50% of the population has fled the country.
As of late, Syria has been associated in the public consciousness with refugees and political strife, and not so much with the visual arts. But a group of Kurdish filmmakers and artists hope to change that. In the Rojava region of Syria (known to some as Western Kurdistan), they’ve set up the Rojava Film Commune […]
Hassan Hassan, a Syrian journalist and co-author of ISIS: Inside the Army of Terror, had an in-depth conversation with Brian Standing about the group, its goals, and where things stand today.
Why have Syria’s foundations as a nation proved so fragile? Why has the international community been so powerless? Is the Syrian Civil War the greatest humanitarian and political crisis of the twenty-first century? Listen to this edition of A Public Affair to find out more!
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 heard President Obama’s strategy for confronting ISIS? What action will the U.S. take in Syria? Listen to this edition of A Public Affair to hear more!