Hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola spend the full episode discussing President Donald Trump’s attack on a Syrian airbase. In the beginning, the reaction of support from media personalities, as well as Democrats and neoconservatives, is highlighted. Further into the show, the hosts break down who the media has referred
Democrats joined neoconservatives, who long pushed for U.S. military forces to topple Assad’s regime, to advocate for bombing Syria after alleged chemical attack.
While images of children struggling to breathe and survive is sickening, there must be some sober consideration about the realities on the ground in Syria.
President Trump is increasingly giving more and more power for command military decisions to the Pentagon.
On this episode of Around The Empire, Syria expert Professor Joshua Landis discusses the battle for Raqqa and the competing forces in Syria’s civil war.
The U.S. will focus only on eliminating ISIS and other terror groups as part of its counter-terrorism program, not regime change.
A student group hosting an event at Oregon State University on Palestine, Syria, and Yemen, refuses to disinvite two Arab journalists scheduled to speak.
During the campaign, Trump slammed “dumb wars” like Iraq that cost lives and money and achieved “nothing.” But he’s escalating them now that he’s in office.
Noam Chomsky, Glenn Greenwald, and others sign statement of solidarity with journalist Rania Khalek and caution against political litmus tests on Syria.
For the past days, those who follow my journalism may have noticed exchanges between Oz Katerji, a freelance writer and journalist, and me. I confronted and berated Katerji for attacking a colleague, Rania Khalek, and playing a role in getting her speaking event at the University of North Carolina canceled.