Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
The U.S. is bombing key ISIS strongholds in Northern Iraq, helping Kurdish forces reassert their control. But what's the role of the other regional powers in helping the cause? Vijay Prashad, Chair of South Asian History and Professor of International Studies at Trinity College, also a columnist for Frontline, discusses the conflict in the region and how other groups are providing help.
Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Saturday, January 01, 2011
Not having a single homeland hasn't stopped Kurdish musicians from making their influence felt, especially the high-octane Kamkars Ensemble, now based in Europe. For this New Sounds, it's a sampling of Kurdish music from a variety of artists. We'll also hear from renowned fiddler Kayhan Kalhor and Ali Akbar Moradi, Israeli-based singer Ilana Eliya, the Iranian sisters Mahsa and Marjam Vahdat, and a Kurdish melody from the G I Gurdjieff/Thomas De Hartmann piano collection.