Tag Archive: Iraq

Free Forum Q&A – RICHARD HEINBERG, Author of SNAKE OIL: Fracking’s Promise of Plenty Imperils Our Future

   Aired: 12/1/13   What do you know about hydraulic fracturing or “fracking” of natural gas?Probably depends on who you’re listening to. The fossil fuel industry tells you it’s the biggest energy development of the century, which promises America energy independence for the US and a huge boost to our economy with benefits to local…

Q&A w/ JEREMY SCAHILL (#5 NYTimes Best-seller) DIRTY WARS: The World is a Battlefield

    Aired: 05/05/13 In JEREMY SCAHILL’S new best-seller, DIRTY WARS, what begins as an investigation into a US night raid gone terribly wrong in a remote corner of Afghanistan quickly transforms into a high-stakes global investigation into the rise of Joint Special Operations Command, the most secret and elite fighting force in U.S. history….

Q&A: ERIC GREITENS, Author – THE HEART AND THE FIST

Aired 07/03/11

ERIC GREITENS attended Duke University and was awarded a Rhodes scholarship to attend Oxford University, where he earned a Ph.D. and won a gold medal at BUSA National Boxing Championships. His research led to humanitarian work in Rwanda…

Q&A: ROBERT SCHEER, editor-in-chief of Truthdig – Author

Aired 12/05/10

ROBERT SCHEER, editor-in-chief of Truthdig, was Vietnam correspondent and an editor of Ramparts magazine from 1964-69. He worked with the Los Angeles Times for nearly 30 years, as a national correspondent from 1976-1993 and as a weekly …

Q&A: ANDREW BACEVICH, professor of history & international relations – Author

Aired 08/08/10

ANDREW BACEVICH, professor of history and international relations at Boston University, served twenty-three years in the U.S. Army, retiring with the rank of colonel. He also lost his son in Iraq last year. A graduate of the U. S. Milit…

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: AMANDA LITTLE, Author – POWER TRIP

Aired 05/09/10

Could the consequences of the Gulf oil spill end up as catastrophic as Chernobyl?

Just because we have the power, the technological know how, and the financial incentive to tap into a huge and powerful stream of crude oil a mile under …

Q&A: Matthew HOH, former Marine Captain

Aired 11/15/09
A former Marine captain with combat experience in Iraq, Matthew Hoh, also served in uniform at the Pentagon, and as a civilian in Iraq and at the State Department. This summer he was the senior US civilian in Zabul province, a Taliban ho…

Q&A: JODIE EVANS, co-founder of CODE PINK

Aired 10/13/09

JODIE EVANS is the co-founder the International Occupation Watch Center in Iraq, and of CODE PINK, with, among others, Medea Benjamin. Jodie’s Baghdad Journals are at the center of the book, Twilight of Empire, and she is co-editor with…

Q&A: JOSEPH CIRINCIONE, President of PLOUGHSHARES FUND and Author

Aired 04/14/09

Joseph Cirincione joined Ploughshares Fund as president in March 2008. He is author of Bomb Scare: The History and Future of Nuclear Weapons and served previously as senior vice president for national security and international policy a…