Iraq

12:59am

Tue March 24, 2015
Politics

Your Call: Where is Iraq today, 12 years after the US invasion?

Anti-American banners decorate Tahrir square in Baghdad during anti-government protests, July 2011
Kael Alford / Panos Pictures

  

 On the March 24th edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversations with Iraqis and Iraqi-Americans about the social, cultural and political conditions in their country. Iraq is back in the headlines because of ISIS, which is attempting to destroy what is left of Iraq’s diverse cultural and human landscape. How has the invasion of Iraq affected everyday life for Iraqis? What questions do you have about the current state of Iraq? Join us on the next Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.

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8:12am

Fri January 2, 2015
Politics

Your Call: James Risen vs. The National Security State

On the January 2nd, 2015 edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with Pulitzer Prize winning investigative New York Times reporter James Risen about his new book “Pay Any Price: Greed, Power, and Endless War.” He argues that the US has become accustomed to a permanent state of war and President Obama’s greatest achievement has been to make the national security state permanent. So what does it mean to live a national security state? It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar.

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7:44am

Mon November 10, 2014
Politics

Noam Chomsky on Alternative Radio

Noam Chomsky

On this week's Alternative Radio, David Barsamian celebrates the 30 year relationship between AR and Noam Chomsky, acclaimed linguist and foremost critic of American foreign policy. 

On the program, Chomsky offers his critique of the current U.S. intervention in the Middle East in a talk entitled "ISIS, the Kurds & Turkey."  Monday at 1pm. 

12:30am

Fri September 26, 2014
Politics

Your Call: UN General Assembly, climate change & ISIS

Tomahawk Missile fired from United States Warship in war against ISIL/ISIS

On the September 26th edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we discuss coverage of the People's Climate March and the UN Climate Summit in New York. We will also talk about the United States’ widening military intervention in Iraq and Syria. We’ll be joined by the Guardian’s Suzanne Goldenberg and McClatchy’s Jonathan Landay -- and the Financial Times’ Borzou Daragahi joins us from Baghdad. Join the conversation on the next Your Call with Matt Martin.

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Suzanne Goldenberg, US environment correspondent of the Guardian

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12:06am

Fri September 19, 2014
Politics

Your Call: Old debts & new wars

  

On the September 19th edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss coverage of President Obama’s war plan for Iraq and Syria. We will also talk about the investigation into the debt collection industry. We’ll be joined by Propublica’s Paul Kiel and the Nation’s Zoe Carpenter. Join the conversation on the next Your Call, with Holly Kernan and you

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Paul Kiel, covers consumer finance for ProPublica. He is the author The Great American Foreclosure Story

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