webcast extra

Aug
23
2013

US economic and military aid to Egypt in question as Mubarak is released from prison; allegations of chemical weapons use by the Syrian government; the NSA illegally collected thousands of US emails; and a March on Washington retrospective fifty years later. Joining Gwen: Alexis Simendinger of Real Clear Politics, Tom Gjelten of NPR and Michael Fletcher of the Washington Post. 

 

In the Webcast Extra, our panelists discuss three big military verdicts this week: Nidal Hasan convicted of a shooting spree at Fort Hood, Bradley Manning sentenced to 35 years in prison for leaking secrets, and Robert Bales sentenced to life in prison for killing 16 Afghan civilians. Also, President Obama travels to colleges in New York and Pennsylvania to discuss college affordability.