Saudi Arabia sends troops into Yemen. We talk about what Shelia Carapico of the University of Richmond calls "Saudi propaganda". Milos Stehlik talks with Hubert Sauper, director of the film 'We Come in Peace' about the exploitation of South Sudan's resources by the West. Nari Safavi talks about artist Ania Jarwoska's exhibit in Chicago.
Saudi Arabia has been actively intervening in Yemen and other Middle Eastern conflict zones. we discuss what this means for foreign policy in the region moving forward. We also talk to Ahmed Abuznaid about his organization dream Defenders and our Global Activism segment sends us back to India.
Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz al Saud, has died at the age of 90. His family's rule has enormous impact on the world's religious and geopolitical history. We look at the King's life and influence with royal family insider and Gulf States scholar, Joe Kechichian.
Obama and Iranian president Hassan Rouhani may meet face to face for the first time next week. Saudi Arabia's first female director joins us to discuss her film Wadjda. Plus, we'll tell you how Koreans are celebrating the Harvest Moon Festival.
The story seems pulled from a movie script: Last week, the U.S. government alleged that officials high up in Iran’s Revolutionary Guard concocted a plot to assassinate Saudi Arabia’s ambassador to the U.S., with the help of a Mexican drug gang. Members of the Iranian security force, U.S.