Fri, 04/08/2011 - 9:00am - 10:00am
The Great Arab Revolt and How the West Is Dealing with It
Host Goudarz Eghtedari discusses the situation in Libya and the Middle East with an Oregon activist and an international journalist.
Nadia Abraibesh traveled to her father’s homeland after graduation from Linfield College to meet her Libyan family and found herself in the middle of the uprising. She joined anti-government rallies and documented protests and atrocities with photos and interviews. Two weeks ago Nadia and a male relative departed Benghazi for the 17-hour trip to the Cairo airport, and she is now safe at home in Portland.
Pepe Escobar is a journalist based in Sao Paulo, Brazil. He writes a column entitled The Roving Eye for Asia Times Online and is analyst and correspondent for The Real News Network. Pepe's nose for news has taken him to all parts of the globe.