- According to the Council for American Islamic relations, 90 percent of American Muslims voted for President Obama in the 2008 presidential election, but four years later, are they disillusioned with the administration? We hear from Nihad Awad, executive director of the Council for American Islamic Relations, and Saba Shami, president of the New Dominion Political Action Committee.
- In a report to the United Nations Security Council, the U.N. Under Secretary-General for Political Affairs, Jeffrey Feltman, said the Syrian government and the opposition are focusing on military operations, with government forces using heavy weapons on population centers. Our correspondent visited areas of hard-hit northern Syria.
- We hear about some of the options available to the United States and its allies as they try to end the fighting in Syria.
- The kidnapping of dozens of Syrians and a Turkish businessman in Lebanon stoked fears that Lebanon is being drawn further into the Syrian conflict.
Susan Yackee is anchor and producer of VOA's audio podcast, Middle East Monitor. She has been a reporter in the Washington area for more than 35 years and regularly interviews newsmakers and analysts in DC and around the world. Susan works in television, radio and social media.