November 15, 2011 After Syria experienced one of its bloodiest days, Turkey's leader took a hard stance against President Bashar Assad. Recep Tayyip Erdoğan even threatened to cut off the country's electric power supply.
October 6, 2011 The world will soon learn who won this year's Nobel Peace Prize. Not surprisingly, there's been much speculation that the prize committee might honor the participants of the Arab Spring. But who, exactly, would get the award?
July 19, 2011 In the first hour of Talk of the Nation, should parents lose custody of a child who is obese, and Rupert Murdoch's testimony. In the second hour, what comes next after the Arab Spring, and The Pirates of Somalia.
June 1, 2011 In the first hour of Talk of the Nation, the political junkie, and TV shows you'd like to see resurrected. In the second hour, the power of music on the brain, and suggestions on what to read in an Arab Spring reading list.
May 27, 2011 Protests continue in both countries as demands grow for reform and for leaders to step aside.
May 26, 2011 In the first hour of Talk of the Nation, Arab Spring, Israel and the peace process, and reduction in California's prison population. In our second hour, the art and business of audio books, and Gen. Ratko Mladic's arrest.
May 23, 2011 In the first hour of Talk of the Nation, reporting the Arab Spring, and drawing the line between sex, power and consent. In the second hour, PBS host Bill Moyers, and cleaning up after a tornado.
May 18, 2011 During President Obama's Mideast policy speech Thursday, join NPR's Andy Carvin and Marc Lynch of FP.com's Mideast Channel for a Twitter chat on the speech, including a followup interview with deputy national security adviser Ben Rhodes
May 10, 2011 In the first hour of Talk of the Nation, Arab Spring update, and Chastity Bono's personal journey to becoming Chaz. In the second hour, U.S. Mexico drug wars.
May 3, 2011 In the first hour of Talk of the Nation, the latest outbreak of violence in the 'Arab spring', and Osama bin Laden's legacy in life and death. In the second hour, the authors of Shrink Rap talk about the field of psychiatry, and filmmaker Morgan Spurlock promotes his promotional documentary, The Greatest Movie Ever Sold.