Arab Spring 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 America Abroad: Arab Youth & Revolution http://redriverradio.org/post/america-abroad-arab-youth-revolution <p><strong>Airs Sunday, January 6 at 6:00 p.m.</strong> Arabs under thirty drove the region's revolutions, and they have emerged as prominent social and political actors. But with new governments now in power, are youth satisfied with the pace of change? On this episode of America Abroad – Youth in the Arab World: After the Revolution – we travel to Egypt, Lebanon, Morocco and Tunisia to find out.&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 07 Jan 2013 17:00:00 +0000 21763 at http://redriverradio.org America Abroad: Arab Youth & Revolution SFA conference to highlight U.S., Middle East relations http://redriverradio.org/post/sfa-conference-highlight-us-middle-east-relations <P>Stephen F. Austin State University will bring together Middle East scholars, analysts and journalists for a two-day conference in Houston. The conference will focus on the future relationship between the United States and the Middle East. The&nbsp;goal is to develop some policy recommendations that can be forwarded to the U.S. State Department and policy institutes. The conference will be held Oct. 18-19 at the Magnolia Hotel in Houston. It's free and open to the public. Tue, 16 Oct 2012 13:29:55 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 18561 at http://redriverradio.org SFA conference to highlight U.S., Middle East relations What Was I Thinking for August 16, 2012 http://redriverradio.org/post/what-was-i-thinking-august-16-2012 <DIV class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden "> <DIV class=field-items> <DIV class="field-item even"> <P>Commentator Brian O'Nuanain recounts his globetrotting day and gives us a lonely planet guide to the United Arab Emirates.</P></DIV></DIV></DIV> Thu, 16 Aug 2012 12:35:00 +0000 Brian O' Nuanain 15722 at http://redriverradio.org What Was I Thinking for August 16, 2012 Voices from Tahrir Square http://redriverradio.org/node/5872 <p><strong>Airs Sunday, January 29&nbsp;at&nbsp;7:00 p.m.</strong>&nbsp;Voices&nbsp;from Tahrir Square, a sound-portrait of the people&#39;s revolution in Egypt,&nbsp;for the&nbsp;anniversary of the January&nbsp;25 - February&nbsp;11, 2011 uprising.&nbsp;In this&nbsp;one-hour&nbsp;special, participants in the people&#39;s revolution in Egypt give first hand accounts of their historic 18 days in Tahrir Sqaure and discuss the challenges they face in a post-Mubarak Egypt. Mon, 30 Jan 2012 01:00:00 +0000 5872 at http://redriverradio.org Voices from Tahrir Square