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Your Call's media roundtable: Syrian refugees in the Middle East and Trump's Russian business ties


This week, shocking images of Syrian refugees who died in Lebanese military custody, allegedly during or after torture, have received widespread coverage. The majority of Syrian refugees are living in Turkey, Lebanon, and Jordan. Who’s telling their stories? 

We’ll also discuss a recent New Republic investigation exposing three decades of Donald Trump’s business ties to Russian mobsters and oligarchs.


Michael Petrou, award-winning journalist and historian, and author of  Is This Your First War? Travels Through the Post-9/11 Islamic World

Craig Unger, contributing editor at Vanity Fair, and author of House of Bush, House of Saud

Web Resources:

New Republic: Trump’s Russian Laundromat

National Post: The Greatest Exodus of Our TIME

Rose Aguilar has been the host of Your Call since 2006. She became a regular media roundtable guest in 2001. In 2019, the San Francisco Press Club named Your Call the best public affairs program. In 2017, The Nation named it the most valuable local radio show.