Stephen updates a recent podcast in which he called for U.S. aid to Iraqi Kurdistan. You can hear the original episode here:
Stephen describes the horrible rule of ISIS in Iraq today.
A firsthand account of recent attrocities in Iraq:
Stephen calls for a shift in U.S. foreign policy, in light of Iraq’s current crisis.
Iraqi locals give their take on the current situation:
John Kerry urges Kurdistan to ally with Baghdad:
Stephen takes a glimpse into what the new year may bring, and predicts which trends from 2013 will continue.
Stephen explains the ancient religious tensions undergirding the civil war in Syria.
Five Surprising Cultural Facts About Syria: http://news.discovery.com/human/life/surprising-cultural-facts-about-syria-130831.htm
The New Hama Rules: http://www.nytimes.com/2011/08/03/opinion/the-new-hama-rules.html?_r=0