Tag Archive: Iran

Special: Terrence guest host “To The Point” on KCRW

    Aired 03/02/12 Iranians went to the polls in parliamentary elections today. With many reformists and opposition leaders not participating, the vote is a contest between hard-line supporters of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. Pressure from the West over Iran’s nuclear program has been a central issue. Barbara Slavin is…

Q&A: ROBIN WRIGHT, Author – DREAMS AND SHADOWS

Aired 03/27/11

ROBIN WRIGHT has reported from more than 140 countries on 6 continents for numerous news organizations, including The Sunday Times in London, CBS News ,The Washington Post ,The Christian Science Monitor ,The New York Times ,The New York…

Q&A: TAD DALEY, International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War & Author

Aired 07/25/10

TAD DALEY, author, APOLCALYPSE NEVER: Forging the Path to a Nuclear Weapon Free World

TAD DALEY, J.D., Ph.D., is the Writing Fellow with International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War, the 1985 Nobel Peace Laureate organiza…

Q&A: VALERIE PLAME, CIA agent

Aired 07/25/10

VALERIE PLAME, CIA agent outed by Bush White House Her focus: non-proliferation of nuclear weapons. She’s featured in the film
COUNTDOWN TO ZERO, playing in NY and DC opening in LA July 30th.

http://www.globalzero.org/

How big a thre…

Q&A: Malalai Joya, youngest member of Afghan Parliament and Author

Aired 11/15/09

Malalai Joya is an Afghan politician who has been called “the bravest woman in Afghanistan.” As an elected member of the Wolesi Jirga from Farah province, she has publicly denounced the presence of what she considers warlords and war cr…

Q&A: Rick Steves, Travel Author

Aired 08/11/09

I like it when someone does something better than they have to, or takes stands or risks they don’t have to take. RICK STEVES has a comfortable business and a comfortable place in our culture and media. He helps people learn how to make…

Q&A: REZA ASLAN, Author

Aired 05/19/09

REZA ASLAN is the author of “NO GOD BUT GOD” and his new book, “HOW TO WIN A COSMIC WAR: God, Globalization and the End of the War on Terror”

REZA ASLAN says the only way to win a cosmic war is not to engage in one.

That may seem obvi…

Q&A: AZADEH MOAVENI, Author – HONEYMOON IN TEHRAN: TWO YEARS OF LOVE AND DANGER IN IRAN

Aired 03/03/09

AZADEH MOAVENI is a contributing writer on Iran and the Middle East for TIME magazine. She spent two years in Iran, from 2005 to 2007, and just returned from three weeks there at the first of the year. As one of the few American corresp…