Radioactivity Friday: Whats really going on in Syria?

Share
Two destroyed tanks in front of a mosque in Azaz, Syria. Photo by Christiaan Triebert via Flickr.

BY Rob Lorei

On Radioactivity Friday, we looked at the current state of affairs in Syria. The country has been ravage by 5 years of civil war that many people think is consisted of rebels vs. the Assad Regime. But the situation is much more complex. We listened to an interview by  Mitch Jeserich, which was broadcasted on Public radio with KPFA in Berkeley, with Robin Yassin-Kassaba media commentator on Syria and the Middle East, and Leila Al-Shami,  a founding member of Tahrir-ICN, a network that aims to connect anti-authoritarian activism in the Middle East, North Africa, and Europe, about the current state of affairs in Syria and what can be done to help.

 

You may also like

classroom
Hillsborough School Board member Jessica Vaughn on electronic devices in schools and other education issues

Hillsborough County Public Schools could have a new policy on...

The Scoop: Tues. June 25th, 2024 Tampa Bay and Florida headlines by WMNF

The state of abortion two years after Roe v. Wade...

education classes teacher school
Florida governor signs bills including one for security at Jewish day schools

A new Florida law creates a state program to help...

LGBTQ via WMNF iStock subscription
U.S. Supreme Court will rule on restrictions of medical treatment for transgender individuals; a Florida law could be impacted

The Supreme Court will decide if a Tennessee law restricting...

Ways to listen

WMNF is listener-supported. That means we don't advertise like a commercial station, and we're not part of a university.

Ways to support

WMNF volunteers have fun providing a variety of needed services to keep your community radio station alive and kickin'.

Follow us on Instagram

Wide Awake America
Player position: