Covering The Syrian Civil War


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'Washington Post' Beirut Bureau Chief Liz Sly has covered the Syrian civil war since it began in 2011. She discusses Trump's decision to withdraw U.S. forces and her experience reporting in war zones. "The idea that nothing will happen to you is something that goes away the more experience you have, because you see the narrow escapes and you see all the things that do happen to people you knew." Sly is receiving an award for courage in journalism from the International Women's Media Foundation.
Also, book critic Maureen Corrigan reviews 'Ecstasy and Terror: From the Greeks to Game of Thrones,' a book of essays by Daniel Mendelsohn.

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