Iraq

September 28, 2015
Kitchen Stories (Photo Credit: Kitchen Stories Project on Facebook)

From The Archives: Immigrants, Refugees & Asylum Seekers Share Art and Recipes In ‘Kitchen Stories’

September 24, 2015 - Segment 2 - We're joined by Baltimore artist Julie Lin, who tells us about her project, "Kitchen Stories," which has brought together groups of immigrants, refugees and asylum seekers, to create art, share recipes, and cook.
September 7, 2014
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Islamic State Update

September 3, 2014 - Segment 4 - We return to our analysis of the Islamic State, which just released a video apparently depicting the beheading of another American journalist with: Dr. Steven David, Professor in the Department of Political Science at Johns Hopkins University and Dr. Vijay Prashad, George and Martha Kellner Chair in South Asian History and Professor of International Studies at Trinity College.
July 10, 2014
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Katrina Vanden Heuvel on National and International Politics

July 10, 2014 - Segment 2 - Katrina Vanden Heuvel, Editor and Publisher of The Nation, offers her political analysis on current national and international news events.
June 18, 2014
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Update On Iraq

June 17, 2014 - Segment 2 - Dr. Thabit A.J. Abdullah, Associate Professor of Middle East History and Associate Dean for External Relations at York University, Toronto, offers his insightful analysis of the current situation in Iraq.
March 19, 2014
Shane Bauer, Sarah Shourd, and Josh Fattal

A Sliver of Light: Three Americans Imprisoned in Iran

March 19, 2014 - Segment 4 - We meet Shane Bauer, Sarah Shourd, and Josh Fattal. They were arrested along the border between Iraq and Iran in 2009. They were accused by the Iranian authorities of being spies, though no evidence was ever presented to support that claim. Sarah Shourd was released 14 months later, and Bauer and Fattal were released in September 2011.
January 7, 2014
Iraq

Political Complexity in the Middle East: Syria, Iraq, Lebanon, Israel and Egypt

January 7, 2014 - Segment 3 - We begin the day with a roundtable on the Middle East, including Syria, Iraq, Lebanon, Israel and Egypt. Dr. Thabit Abdullah, Dr. Adil Shamoo, Dr. Steven David and Phyllis Bennis join us.
December 30, 2013

Peace Activist Kathy Kelly

December 30, 2013 - Segment 2 - We're joined for a special conversation with peace activist Kathy Kelly. She is a co-coordinator of Voices for Creative Nonviolence and a co-founder of Voices in the Wilderness, a campaign to end economic sanctions against Iraq.
May 30, 2013
Bradley Manning Trial starts Monday

U.S. Army Soldier Bradley Manning’s Trial Starts Monday

May 30, 2013 - Segment 2 - Jesselyn Radack and Kevin Zeese update us on the trial starting next week for US Army soldier Bradley Manning, who was arrested in 2010 on suspicion of handing over classified Army documents to whistle blower Wikileaks.
March 19, 2013
Iraq Ten Years Later

10-Year Anniversary Of The Iraq War

March 19, 2013 - Hour 2 - We reflect on the Iraq War on the 10th anniversary of the U.S. invasion of the country with Dr. Shibley Telhami, Dr. Adil Shamoo, Dr. Richard Vatz, and Dr. Thabit Abdullah - some of the guests on our show who have weighed in on the conflict over the past decade and beyond.
February 7, 2013
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Shane Bauer On Solitary Confinement

February 7, 2013 - Segment 1 - Shane Bauer, an independent journalist based in Oakland who wrote an article about solitary confinement for Mother Jones titled "Solitary in Iran Nearly Broke Me. Then I Went Inside American Prisons."
November 12, 2012

Veterans Day: Shawna Foster and Emily Yates

In honor of Veterans Day, we speak with US National Guard veteran Shawna Foster and US Army veteran Emily Yates.They are part of Iraq Veterans Against the War, which, along with the Civilian Soldier Alliance, recently held its annual convention in Baltimore. We spoke to them about their experiences in the service, the challenges that women face in the military, and the Right to Heal campaign, which seeks to keep traumatized service members from deploying.
September 11, 2012

September 11, 2012 – Segment 2

We turn to a reflection on the events and after-effects of 9/11. Where have the consequences of that day taken the U.S. and the rest of the world in the past 11 years?