2020_wmot_website_header.png
WMOT 89.5 | LISTENER-POWERED RADIO INDEPENDENT AMERICAN ROOTS
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations
Station News & Events

US Coalition Bombs Targets in Syria--Expert Analysis on Today's The World (9-23-14)

https://i3.cmail1.com/ei/i/C5/ACC/A6B/csimport/Marco2.114327.jpg

 
  

A US-led coalition is bombing targets inside Syria, trying to beat back gains by the rebel fighters who call themselves the Islamic State. We go to the experts for a reality check on who the enemy is and whether this military strategy is the right one.

Also, today, a Chinese-American gamer on what drew her to the e-sport and what it's like being a girl in a mostly boy world.

Plus, Marco speaks with American puppeteers who performed to a standing ovation in Tehran last week.

Not exactly what you expect when you think of US-Iranian relations and the high stakes nuclear negotiations.

And the environment is front and center in New York City right now. We hear from the Marshall Islands poet who opened the UN climate summit today, as well as an international lawyer and climate change expert from the Stockholm Environment Institute.  We'll try to discern what's doable amid the rhetoric and the politics.

We round out the show with Australian food writer Jennifer McLagan. Her new book is Bitter: A Taste of the World's Most Dangerous Flavor..