This edition: Looking Back at 2011
Original tape date: December 19, 2011.
First aired: December 21, 2011.
A look back at 2011. We go deep on the Arab Spring with André Aciman, distinguished professor at the CUNY Graduate Center and author of Out of Egypt. Also joining us, Rami Khoury of the American University of Beirut, and David Enders, Author of Baghdad Bulletin. We'll analyze the official end of the Iraq War with Wes Moore of the Iraq Afghanistan Veterans of America, Rajiv Chandrasekaran, author of Imperial Life in the Emerald City, and Mark Danner, author of Stripping Bare the Body: Politics Violence War. Finally: the struggling economy. Have things improved in 2011, and what can we expect in 2012? Joining us are Heidi Moore, the New York Bureau Chief for Public Radio International's Marketplace and Roben Farzad, Senior Writer for Bloomberg Businessweek.
André Aciman Critic & Author
Rajiv Chandrasekaran Author, The Washington Post
Mark Danner Author, University of California, Berkeley
David Enders Author, Baghdad Bulletin
Roben Farzad Senior Writer, Bloomberg Businessweek
Rami Khouri American University of Beirut
Wes Moore Author, Iraq Afghanistan Vetererans of America
Paul Verhoeven Author