Tag: Middle East
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Interview
Airdate: September 24, 2012

The award-winning novelist recounts his experience in hiding due to a death threat, as detailed in his memoir, Joseph Anton.

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Interview
Airdate: August 24, 2012

The decorated military veteran and author of The Long Walk reflects on how his thought processes have changed as a result of his battlefield experiences in Iraq.

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Interview
Airdate: July 9, 2012

The Washington Post associate editor weighs in on the war in Afghanistan—which he writes about in his new text, Little America, and whether the U.S. should continue to fund it.

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Interview
Airdate: April 13, 2012

The founder-president of the National Iranian American Council—the largest Iranian American organization in the U.S.—describes his expectations for the upcoming U.S.-Iranian talks.

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Interview
Airdate: March 26, 2012

Author of the best seller Outlaw Platoon, Parnell shares the horrific event that he experienced on his first day of combat and discusses the need for more support for vets returning home.

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Interview
Airdate: February 8, 2012

Tavis concludes his two-part conversation with the Egyptian new media activist and former Google exec.

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Interview
Airdate: February 7, 2012

Tavis talks with the former Google executive who helped spark the 2011 Egyptian revolution.

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Interview
Airdate: February 6, 2012

The former senator—and senior member of the Senate Foreign Relations committee—shares his thoughts on the deteriorating relationship between the U.S. and Syria.

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Interview
Airdate: February 1, 2012

The award-winning Rolling Stone writer and author of The Operators explains why he feels he received so much access from former ISAF commander, Gen. Stanley McChrystal.

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Interview
Airdate: June 23, 2011

Iran-born journalist-filmmaker, who was captured and imprisoned in his native country while covering the ’09 elections, describes the horror of solitary confinement and discusses his memoir, which details his harrowing tale.

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