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Your Call: Russia's Bombing Campaign in Syria; Taliban's attack on Kunduz

Oct 1, 2015

On the October 2nd edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, the war in Syria dominated discussions at the UN General Assembly meeting in New York and Russia became the 13th country to bomb Syria.

How are the media covering the role of outside forces in the Syrian civil war? We’ll also discuss the Taliban's major attack on the northern Afghanistan city of Kunduz.

Guests:

Ali Latifi, Special Correspondent at Los Angeles Times

Jonathan Landay, national security and intelligence correspondent for the MacClathy Newspapers

Borzou Daragahi, Middle East correspondent for BuzzFeed News 

Web Resources:

BuzzFeed:  What It’s Like To Be A Syrian Civilian Under Russian Bombs

McClatchy: Syria Rebels Likely Hit By Russia

LA Times: Afghan forces retake Kunduz from Taliban, government says

LA Times: Fall of Kunduz threatens to erode confidence in Afghan government

Amnesty International: Harrowing accounts emerge of the Taliban’s reign of terror in Kunduz Afghanistan