Reading Time: < 1 minute Just how bad is the situation in Syria? Four million Syrians have fled the country in the past four years as its cities smolder and civil war rages on. Strategic dysfunction on the part of the international community, led by the US, continued airstrikes, and growing violence perpetrated by the Islamic State are definitely part of the story that led to Syria’s descent into chaos. RadioWhoWhatWhy’s Jeff Schechtman sits down with Charles Glass, author of Syria Burning, to learn the rest of it.
Reading Time: < 1 minute In this fourth excerpt from a recent talk, WhoWhatWhy editor Russ Baker discusses “Why WhoWhatWhy?”
Reading Time: < 1 minute In this third excerpt from a recent talk, WhoWhatWhy editor Russ Baker discusses “security, terrorism and our rights”
Reading Time: < 1 minute In this second excerpt from a recent talk, WhoWhatWhy editor Russ Baker discusses “from the Arab Spring to the Miranda Warning”
Reading Time: < 1 minute In this first excerpt from a recent talk, WhoWhatWhy editor Russ Baker discusses “Acknowledging Where the Power Resides”
Reading Time: 27 minutes A magazine-length, must-read story of hackers, leakers, democracy advocates, spies, cops, banks, lobbyists, WikiLeaks, the future of the Internet…and quite possibly of our democracy.
Reading Time: 6 minutes Really interesting material on Syria flies by, largely unnoticed and unremarked upon. Here’s a grab bag of potentially consequential items from the past couple of months.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Fareed Zakaria, the favorite pundit of the Council on Foreign Relations, is bewildered that the Saudis aren’t more welcoming toward Arab Spring. And he loves George W. Bush’s love of freedom. Maybe this is why CNN ratings are at record lows.
RadioWhoWhatWhy: Russ Baker on WBAI radio, New York, talks about Syria with host Felipe Luciano and fellow guest Prof. Stuart Schaar. April 5, 2012
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Reading Time: 3 minutes Most news coverage focuses exclusively on uprisings backed by the West, by corporate interests and by the Saudi royal dictatorship. We thought we’d update you on one that is deliberately ignored.