Views from Arab states on Syrian intervention, Germany’s “brown babies” and the music of Il Volo

September 4, 2013

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(From left to right) Piero Barone, Gianluca Ginoble and Ignazio Boschetto of Il Volo. The group joins the show to talk about their music and life as international pop stars.

Joseph Kéchichian joins us from Lebanon to talk about how various Arab states feel about potential military intervention in Syria. We explore how mixed-race children born during American occupation in Germany impacted racial discourse in both countries. We meet the Italian pop sensation, Il Volo.