Zaher Sahloul, president of the Syrian American Medical Society believes that Bashar al-Assad is lying about his denial in the use of barrel bombs. Louisa Chu joins us to talk about a banned French dish which is making a comeback, and ESSO Afrojam Funkbeat plays live from Studio 10.
Although some in Liberia are now referring to Ebola in the past-tense, the epidemic looks likely to continue past its ninth month. Laurie Garrett just returned from Sierra Leone and Liberia. She'll give us an update on what the epidemic looks like now.
Although Turkey's role in the fight against ISIS remains complicated, this week the country offered more assistance in training moderate Syrian rebels. We'll discuss Turkey's place in the actions against ISIS with political science professor Michael M. Gunter.
Earlier this week, ISIS returned 46 hostages to Turkey, which has said it will not engage in military operations against the terrorist organization. We discuss Turkey's complicated relationship with ISIS with professor Henri Barkey.
Syrian and Iraqi refugees are pouring into Europe to escape ongoing conflicts in their countries. We'll discuss how Europe has been handling the influx with Elizabeth Collett, director of Migration Policy Institute Europe.
The U.S. and five Arab countries have begun a campaign of airstrikes against the Islamic State in Syria. We'll take a look at which countries have decided to join the U.S. with Gulf States scholar Joseph Kéchichian.