Tag: Defense
Photo by: Van Evers, TS Media, Inc.
Blog: Staff & Guest Blog
March 9th, 2011

Rap artist Lupe Fiasco says he has no problem taking President Obama to task, even though it might not go over well with some of the fans of his music. “I respect him. And I love him as a brother,” says the Chicago native, whose long-awaited third album “Lasers” is out this week. “But there’s [...]

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Blog: Staff & Guest Blog
March 7th, 2011

Should the United States lead the way in imposing a no-fly zone over Libya? Libyan dissident and University of Texas political science department chair Mansour El-Kikhia says that if the U.S. doesn’t push for a no-fly zone, at the very least, it should give the Libyan people a chance to level the playing field by [...]

Tahrir Square in Cairo, Egypt | All photos by: Mona Sosh, Flickr, Creative Commons
February 11th, 2011

What will happen in the coming weeks, when Cairo’s Tahrir Square is no longer filled with people? Middle East politics and culture expert Laurie Brand answers that question.

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Interview
Airdate: December 1, 2010

Former Colorado senator and Democratic presidential candidate discusses the need for Americans to work to improve the nation’s future even if they don’t reap the benefits in their lifetime.

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Interview
Airdate: November 29, 2010

Foreign Policy magazine’s discusses WikiLeaks’ controversial release of classified U.S. diplomatic documents and the growing tensions on the Korean peninsula.

Blog: Staff & Guest Blog
September 21st, 2010

On August 31st, when President Obama announced the end of Operation Iraqi Freedom — the U.S. combat mission in Iraq — he was marking the end of a 7-year war that had taken the lives of more than 4,400 troops and cost U.S. taxpayers $750 billion. While Iraq is still plagued with insurgent attacks, sectarian [...]

Interview
Airdate: September 1, 2010

New York Times London bureau chief shares his thoughts on President Obama’s speech marking the end of the U.S. combat mission in Iraq.

Interview
Airdate: August 30, 2010

Former NATO Supreme Allied Commander shares his thoughts on whether Iraqis are ready to take over where American troops have left off.

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Interview
Airdate: August 24, 2010

Pulitzer Prize-winning Washington Post journalist and author of the award-winning book The Good Soldiers explains why the war in Iraq is anything but over.

Interview
Airdate: July 14, 2010

Tavis: Sam Nunn is a former U.S. senator from Georgia who now serves as the co-chair and CEO of the Nuclear Threat Initiative, a nonprofit designed to reduce threats from nuclear weapons. He joins us tonight from New York. Senator Nunn, good to have you back on the program, sir. n Sam Nunn: Thank you, [...]

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