A podcast about being Middle Eastern and immigrants in America, hosted by two friends, an Iranian and a Syrian, telling you what's up.

We Are Spy Lords

November 5, 201875 min
In episode 67, the girls talk about Shereen's sister's engagement party, the Saudi official and more sketchy figures who met with the Trump administration over a year ago do discuss taking down the regime in Iran, Lena Dunham's uninformed decisions to take on the Syrian refugee story, and more! Buy our new "I'm With The Banned" merch! Woohoo!FOOTNOTES: 1. Saudi Spy Met With Team Trump About Taking Down Iran2. Khashoggi case: All previous updates3. Trump Jr. and Other Aides Met With Gulf Emissary Offering Help to Win Election4. Inside the Mysterious Intelligence Firm Now in Mueller’s Sights5. How 2 Gulf Monarchies Sought to Influence the White House6. Saudi Arabia admits Khashoggi’s murder was premeditated. Fine. Who premeditated it?7. Saudi Arabia fires 5 top officials, arrests 18 Saudis, saying Khashoggi was killed in fight at consulate8. Yemen Girl Who Turned World’s Eyes to Famine Is Dead9. U.N. warns half Yemen's people could soon be on brink of famine10. Re-telling other people’s stories isn’t allyship, Lena Dunham – it’s classic white feminism11. Lena Dunham to Adapt Refugee Drama ‘A Hope More Powerful Than the Sea’ for Steven Spielberg and J.J. Abrams12. Who Gets to Tell Other People’s Stories?13. People Are Perplexed Why Lena Dunham Has Been Tapped To Adapt A Syrian Refugee Drama From Steven Spielberg14. Lena Dunham under fire for writing movie about stranded Syrian refugee15. Lena Dunham tapped to write screenplay about Syrian refugee, internet laughs and laughs16. Ethnically Ambiguous Merch!Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htmAnd to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices