Tag Archive: war

Free Forum Q&A- ANDREW BACEVICH, author of BREACH OF TRUST: How Americans Failed Their Soldiers and Their Country

     Aired: 10/06/13     Aired: 10/06/13 What do you feel when at sporting events or other public gatherings crowds join in a call to “support the troops?” If you’re like me, I always have some misgivings. On the simplest level, the gesture seems pretty meaningless. What am I or anyone else in that crowd…

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: MARIA ARMOUDIAN, Journalist/Radio Host

Aired 08/08/11

KILL THE MESSENGER emerged from MARIA ARMOUDIAN’s studies into the causes of genocide, war, peacemaking, democratization, and the protection of human rights and the environment, while she was working on her Ph.D. at the University of So…

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: Rob Lemkin, founder and director of Old Street Films

Aired 01/30/11

ROB LEMKIN, founder and director of Old Street Films, has produced and directed over 50 documentaries for BBC, Channel 4, ITV, Sky, The History Channel (US) and Arts & Entertainment. He has made several films about the history and polit…

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: JOSEPH STIGLITZ – Nobel Peace Prize (Economics) & Author – Free Fall

Aired 03/07/10

JOSEPH STIGLITZ became a full professor at Yale in 1970 at the age of 27, and in 1979 was awarded the John Bates Clark Award, as the economist under 40 who had made the most significant contribution to the field. He has taught at Prince…