Kelly McEvers

Kelly McEvers appears in the following:

A Chat With A Radical Fighter In Syria

Saturday, March 09, 2013

The Islamist rebel group Jabhat al-Nusra has been secretive, keeping to itself and refusing to meet Western journalists. The group has been designated a terrorist organization by the Obama administration and was thought to be made up mostly of foreign fighters, working alongside Syrian rebels.

But lately, members are starting ...


U.N. Envoy To Syria Heads To Damascus To Discuss Cease-Fire

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

This is Lakhdar Brahimi first serious attempt for peace. One of the issues he'll have to deal with is disarray among the rebels.


As Syrian Peace Plan Crumbles, What's Next?

Thursday, May 10, 2012

Two deadly explosions on the outskirts of Damascus further undercut a peace plan for Syria. It's clear the current plan isn't working. But there's no consensus on what's the best alternative.


Syrian Exiles Seek To Spread Word On Internet Radio

Monday, April 02, 2012

New Start Radio is an Internet radio station that was launched by a brother and sister team who fled their Syrian homeland. The station's reports come mostly from citizen journalists in hot spots around Syria.

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President Obama: All Troops Out Of Iraq By Dec. 31

Friday, October 21, 2011

Obama has always been opposed to the war in Iraq, and is fulfilling a campaign promise to bring the American involvement to an end. He says troop levels in Afghanistan will also be coming down.


Unfinished Arab Revolutions

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Kelly McEvers, Baghdad correspondent for NPR, talks about her time in Bahrain, Yemen and Syria and how the Arab Spring continues throughout the region.

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'The Other Iraq' Has Its Own Problems

Thursday, March 31, 2011

These days, it seems like there are two Iraqs.

There's the Iraq that we know, where Baghdad is the capital, and where low-level bombings and political infighting are the norm.

And then there's a place that tour groups are calling "the other Iraq": the semi-autonomous region of Kurdistan. There, the ...