Jun 062012
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Featured guests are Elias Amare, Zafar Bangash.

by Phil Taylor the Taylor Report for CIUT

First, the host tackles the Quebec students and recent negotiations. Then, Elias Amare, an authority on Eritrea, explains the last two decades of activity by this major player in African affairs — Eritrea is one of the only countries in the Horn of Africa boasting a recent record of peaceful relations.

Finally, Zafar Bangash returns to discuss the situation in Syria: is it time for the heroes of Washington and Paris to get to work? The tragic massacre in Houla is being interpreted in a partisan fashion in the West. Meanwhile, the US has fallen into its old habit of supporting extremist radicals to topple enemy regimes.

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About Phil Taylor

The Taylor Report, heard Mondays from 5:00-6:00 pm, is one of CIUT's flagship spoken word programs. Show host and producer Phil Taylor has a long and fascinating history as a social activist and journalist. He grew up in California, but has lived in Canada for the past 30 years. He's been a US Marine, a newspaper journalist, and a television producer. Taylor currently works as an investigator for prominent human rights lawyers including former US Attorney-General and civil rights advocate Ramsey Clark, and Toronto-based Charles Roach. Roach's work as a defense lawyer involved in the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda has given Taylor the opportunity to work in Africa. Website: http://www.taylor-report.com/.

© Copyright 2012 Phil Taylor, All rights Reserved. Written For: StraightGoods.ca

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