Syria http://redriverradio.org en Diary of A Bad Year: A War Correspondent's Dilemma http://redriverradio.org/post/diary-bad-year-war-correspondents-dilemma <div><strong>Airs Sunday, February 2 at 6 p.m.&nbsp;</strong>NPR's Kelly McEvers' unprecedented<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;and intimate portrait of the sacrifices reporters and their families make to tell untold stories -- and the sometimes dangerous allure of the job. Independently produced with Jay Allison. In early 2011, NPR's Kelly </span>McEvers<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> started to see things in slow motion. She cried unpredictably. She was a correspondent in the turbulent Middle East, in the time of the Arab uprisings. Colleagues and friends were being kidnapped. Mon, 27 Jan 2014 00:00:00 +0000 39035 at http://redriverradio.org Diary of A Bad Year: A War Correspondent's Dilemma NPR News: President Obama addresses the nation on Syria http://redriverradio.org/post/npr-news-president-obama-addresses-nation-syria <p><strong>Airs Tuesday, September 10 at 8 p.m. </strong>President Obama will address the nation Tuesday night at 8 p.m. CT on the situation in Syria. H<span style="line-height: 1.5;">e will present to the nation his case for military action against Syria. Red River Radio &amp; NPR news will provide full coverage and analysis of the President's address.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Audie Cornish will host our coverage and will be joined by NPR Correspondent Mara Liasson, Pentagon Correspondent Tom Bowman, Senior Washington Editor Ron Elving, and Congressional Correspondent Tamara Keith will join from Capitol Hill.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Wed, 11 Sep 2013 01:00:00 +0000 33200 at http://redriverradio.org NPR News: President Obama addresses the nation on Syria Intelligence Squared U.S. Debates: Resolved, The U.S. has no dog in the fight in Syria. http://redriverradio.org/post/intelligence-squared-us-debates-resolved-us-has-no-dog-fight-syria <p><strong>Airs Sunday, September 1 at 7 p.m.&nbsp; </strong>There are no good options and many reasons not to intervene in Syria: Assad's powerful allies, the public's aversion to another war, and wariness over an opposition army that includes Islamic extremists. Holding back means ignoring a growing humanitarian crisis, where the number dead have topped 100,000. Discovery of Assad’s use of chemical weapons prompted President Obama to approve the delivery of small arms and ammunition to rebel forces. But does this call for more assertive policy from the administration, or would direct intervention hurt our strategic interests? Mon, 02 Sep 2013 00:00:00 +0000 32768 at http://redriverradio.org Intelligence Squared U.S. Debates: Resolved, The U.S. has no dog in the fight in Syria. America Abroad: Syria and the Responsibility to Protect http://redriverradio.org/post/america-abroad-syria-and-responsibility-protect <p><strong>Airs Sunday, September 1 at 6 p.m.</strong> This episode of America Abroad explores how the US and the international community have responded to humanitarian crises around the globe since after the Cold War, from Rwanda and Bosnia to Libya and Syria. At the heart of the program is this fundamental question: what does it take – and what should it take – for world powers to intervene to save lives? Sun, 01 Sep 2013 23:00:00 +0000 32535 at http://redriverradio.org America Abroad: Syria and the Responsibility to Protect