Mar 24 - Criticism of NATO in Libya; Dale Bridenbaugh of the "GE 3"; March in LA: Teamsters Organizer Jeff Farmer

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Edward Luttwak discusses the ideas in his article, "Libya: It's Not Our Fight." Edward Luttwak

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Former General Electric engineer Dale Bridenbaugh explains his criticisms of plants like the one in Fukushima.  

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Teamsters organizer Jeff Farmer explains the march in Los Angeles and the need for more action in the streets.

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Mar 23 - NATO Strategies and Diplomacy; Syria; The Budget Crisis

 

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Robert Hunter, former US Ambassador to NATO, analyzes the organization's options and diplomatic dealings with respect to Libya. Robert Hunter

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UCLA History professor and Syria expert, James Gelvin, assesses the current situation in Syria. James Gelvin Modern Middle East

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Maya MacGuineas, President of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget at the New America Foundation, discusses the hurdles confronting the budget process -- in a somewhat contentious discussion. Maya Macguinneas

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U.N.'s Involvement in Libya; Situation in Yemen; Rebulican attacks on Elizabeth Warren

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Michael Collins Dunn, editor of the Middle East Journal examines the effectiveness of the U.N.'s mission in Libya.  

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Sheila Carapico, head of the political science department at the American University in Cairo discusses Yemen’s military situation.  She is the author of Civil Society in Yemen: The Political Economy of Activism in Modern Arabia.  She is also a contributing editor to Middle East Report.

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Andy Kroll, a staff reporter for Mother Jones magazine and  associate editor at TomDispatch talks about the Republican criticisms of Elizabeth Warren and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.  

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Ian Masters's analysis of today's rundown.