Apr 17 - Obama's Strategies; Andrew Bacevich on America's Wars; Saudi Arabia and Iran

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Cliff Schecter,an American political writer, asseses Obama's strategies.

Part 2

Andrew Bacevich, professor of International Relations and History at Boston University,  discusses America's Wars.

Part 3

Ali Alyami, director of the Center for Democracy and Human Rights in Saudi Arabia, asseses Saudi Arabia and Iran.  

Apr 13 - Assessing Obama; NATO's Strategy in Libya; Building a Progessive Movement

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Michael Hudson assesses President Obama's speech.

Michael Hudson

Part 2

Robert Hunter assess the current stalemate in Libya and NATO's strategy.

Part 3

Jason Rosenbaum, the online campaign director for Progressive Change Campaign, explores the possibility an emerging left grassroots movement to counter the right wing political and media machine.  

     

Apr 10 - Arguing Intervention in Libya - Juan Cole; Situation in Syria; Dean Baker on the Budget and Politics

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Juan Cole, author of "An Open Letter to the Left on Libya," discusses the Left's response to intervention. Juan Cole Engaging the Muslim World

Part 2

David Lesch, author of The New Lion of Damascus, analyzes the current situation in Syria. David Lesch The New Lion of Damascus

Part 3

Dean Baker of the Center for Economic and Policy Research assesses the linkages between money and politics underlying the budget impasse. Dean Baker Taking Economics Seriously