Wed, 09/11/2013 - 9:00am - 10:00am
Rania Masri on Syria: Beyond the Falsehoods and False Choices
Per Fagerng hosts an interview and call-in with Rania Masri, assistant professor in the Department of Environmental Sciences at the University of Balamand in Lebanon and currently visiting the U.S. The topics are the situation in Syria, a response to President Obama's speech to the nation and his call for Congress to authorize military strikes against Syria, and where does Syria go from here.
Masri says "There are a host of falsehoods being made about Syria. The issue is falsely being framed as either bomb or 'do nothing,' ignoring the host of diplomatic and nonviolent options ... "