The smell of gunpowder is in the air. Polls show war-weary Americans have a surprisingly large appetite for war with Iran. Israelis, however, feel much differently.
Sal writes about politics and international news for Need to Know. He also co-produces Need to Know’s regular web series on the 2012 election, “Presidentiality,” and has produced podcasts for the Climate Desk. Before coming to Need to Know he covered New York politics, reported on-air for Baltimore’s public radio station and contributed analysis to The Leonard Lopate Show on WNYC. He proudly edited his award-winning college newspaper, Johns Hopkins News-Letter. Follow him at twitter.com/salgentile and salgentile.tumblr.com.
Anthony Shadid, an award-winning New York Times correspondent who died Thursday in Syria, spoke to Need to Know in December about religious tension in the region.
Need to Know looks at the dilemma many students face: Skip college or rack up mountains of debt. Then we ask: Does going to college make you less religious?
Are colleges anti-religion? Our “Presidentiality” series examines a claim by Newt Gingrich and Rick Santorum that higher education breeds secularism.
Need to Know anchor Jeff Greenfield travels to Florida to see how candidates are balancing calls for entitlement reform with winning over seniors.
Need to Know host Jeff Greenfield appeared on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” on Friday to discuss the Republican presidential debate and the crucial Florida primary next Tuesday.