Tag: Defense
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.

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.

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 […]

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.

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.

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.

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, […]

Airdate: May 28, 2010

Investigative journalist talks about his new book, War, detailing the months he spent embedded with an Army troop in Afghanistan.

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