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Shows featuring Rania Masri

  • As Assad Regime Accepts Russian Plan on Chemical Weapons, A Debate on Syria’s Path Forward Syriandebate
    As President Obama prepares to address the nation on his push for congressional backing of a military strike on Syria, the Assad regime has accepted a Russian initiative to put its chemical weapons under international control. Could the move stop a U.S. strike and bring the Syrian crisis closer to a diplomatic resolution? We...
    September 10, 2013 | Story
  • The View from Lebanon: Scholar, Ex-Diplomat Speak Out on Current Crisis Lebanonrefugee20070524
    We go to Lebanon to speak with Rania Masri, an assistant professor at the University of Balamand in Lebanon, currently in the Beddawi refugee camp in northern Lebanon. And from Beirut we’re joined by Alastair Crooke, founder of the Conflicts Forum. He is a former British intelligence agent and former special Mideast adviser to European Union High Representative Javier Solana. [includes...
    May 24, 2007 | Story
  • Local Campaign Finance Reform
    Lost in all the noise of the campaign finance scandals in
    Washington are the efforts of hundreds of grassroots organizations
    nationwide that are fighting for real campaign reform at a local
    level. Whether running programs designed to educate people about
    the role of money in politics, or organizing local
    initiative around limiting campaign contributions, grassroots groups are
    increasingly trying to...
    March 19, 1997 | Story