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Memories Of Syria

Alia Malek traces her roots to Syria – specifically to an apartment owned by her grandmother in Damascus. In her new book, “The Home That Was Our Country: A Memoir of Syria” (Hachette), she tells the story of how dictatorship has affected the lives of the everyday Syrians who lived in the building. She joins us to talk about the book – and about the current climate in the country following the recent chemical weapon attacks and U.S. response. She speaks to the World Affairs Council of Dallas-Fort Worth on April 18.