The commando raid in Yemen, “success” or catastrophe?
Charles Glass with news and analysis
Journalist and war correspondent Tony Cheng reports on the fighting in Mosul.
Iraqi writers envision what their country will be like 100 years after the American invasion of 2003
Monday 3/27 – Andoud al-Anoud – Iraq +100 – Iraqi writers envision what their country will be like 100 years after the American invasion of 2003
Dr. Andrew Lustig
Global Outreach Doctors
Providing medical care for refugees from the Battle for Mosul
Dr. Andrew Lustig – Global Outreach Doctors – Providing medical care for refugees near Mosul.
Richard Lardner, Associated Press: The US Military’s online war against Islamic State recruitment
Amb. Dennis Ross
A force shaping America's middle east policies since Bush the elder was President ...mideast policies in the Trump Presidency.
President Trump sees Russia as an ally against the Islamic State. Can that work?
What is school for? Some say, preparing students to compete in the secular world, others say, perfecting their religious beliefs. RAND Corporation analyst Shelly Culbertson on the battle for the classrooms of the Middle East
Migration Policy Institute
More people than ever before in flight from their homelands
There are more than 60 million people in migration in the world today…more than ever before. Why? Demetrios Papademetiou, founder of the Migration Policy Institute says rising economic and social inequality, political tyranny and criminal violence are partly to blame.
Washington State University
What President Trump should know about Islam in America
How America, its traditional freedom and tolerance, has shaped a largely home-made version of a traditional religion. Lawrence Pintak, Dean of the Edward R Murrow School of Journalism at Washington State University on how America’s Muslims have used their freedom to protect their homeland from terrorism.
The Fuller Project for International Reporting
Education in post coup Turkey
What’s a mother to do? Her children’s schools have been changed from secular academies preparing students for the modern world to religious imam-hatips, preparing students for the eternal world of Sunni Islam, for the boys, as religious leaders, for the girls, as traditional Muslim wives. Not only have the kids’ schools changed, so have the faculties. Thousands of teachers, from kindergarten to graduate school have been fired by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s government after a failed military coup. And it…
In Syria, the Assad government and its Russian, Iranian and Lebanese allies are winning and the rebels are losing…but does that mean an end to the war is in sight? Christopher Phillips, author of the new book THE BATTLE FOR SYRIA says, not likely.