Michele Kelemen http://wyso.org en Ukraine Crisis Casts Long Shadow Over NATO Summit http://wyso.org/post/ukraine-crisis-casts-long-shadow-over-nato-summit <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Ukraine+Crisis+Casts+Long+Shadow+Over+NATO+Summit&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDA1NTMzNDA4MDEyNzk4MTU2OTg2ZjAyZQ004)"/></div><p> Sun, 31 Aug 2014 11:50:00 +0000 Michele Kelemen 54908 at http://wyso.org Momentum Gathers For The West's Response To Russia http://wyso.org/post/momentum-gathers-wests-response-russia <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Momentum+Gathers+For+The+West%27s+Response+To+Russia&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDEyMzg0OTk0MDEzODE1MjM2ODE2ODgyMg004)"/></div><p>Transcript <p>MELISSA BLOCK, HOST: <p>This afternoon the UN Security Council met in an emergency session. That's amid reports of new Russian incursions into Ukraine opening another front in the conflict there. Russia keeps denying that its forces are fighting inside Ukraine. But the U.S. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 20:27:00 +0000 Michele Kelemen 54814 at http://wyso.org In Syria, The U.S. Weighs A Range Of Unpalatable Options http://wyso.org/post/syria-us-weighs-range-unpalatable-options President Obama said Wednesday that the Islamic State is a cancer that threatens all governments in the Middle East. But that raises the question of what the U.S. could or should do.<p>Two former U.S. ambassadors to Syria, Robert Ford and Ryan Crocker, have advocated different approaches to a conflict where there are many different options. But none is appealing and there's no guarantee, or even a likelihood that U.S. action would ultimately determine the outcome.<p>Ford, who stepped down from the post in February, has wanted the U.S. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 20:56:00 +0000 Michele Kelemen 54461 at http://wyso.org In Syria, The U.S. Weighs A Range Of Unpalatable Options U.S. Policy On Syria Marked By Caution, Official Says http://wyso.org/post/us-policy-syria-mired-excess-caution-official-says <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=U.S.+Policy+On+Syria+Marked+By+Caution%2C+Official+Says&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDAxODE5MTc5MDEyNjM1ODIwODJiZWQyZA004)"/></div><p>Transcript <p>MELISSA BLOCK, HOST: <p>The militants who are attacking civilians in Iraq are also fighting in the Civil War next door in Syria. There the U.S. has backed moderate rebels who were battling against the ISIS extremists and the regime of Bashar al-Assad. But some say it's not enough. Fri, 15 Aug 2014 20:09:00 +0000 Michele Kelemen 54258 at http://wyso.org South Sudan's Leaders Jostle For Power As Prospect Of Famine Looms http://wyso.org/post/south-sudans-leaders-jostle-power-prospect-famine-looms <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=South+Sudan%27s+Leaders+Jostle+For+Power+As+Prospect+Of+Famine+Looms&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDA4MjgzNjQ1MDEzMTc5MzUzNzIxNjNmZg004)"/></div><p>Transcript <p>MELISSA BLOCK, HOST: <p>This is ALL THINGS CONSIDERED from NPR News. I'm Melissa Block.<p>ROBERT SIEGEL, HOST: <p>And I'm Robert Siegel. South Sudan is facing what the U.N. calls the world's worst food crisis. Tue, 12 Aug 2014 20:05:00 +0000 Michele Kelemen 54106 at http://wyso.org