Feb 14 - Middle East Intelligence Failures; Obama's Budget; Adele Stan on CPAC

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Hear Part 1 Former CIA agent and Middle East expert Robert Baer, author of The Devil We Know and The Company We Keep, analyzes changes in the Middle East and intelligence assessments of those shifts. Robert Baer Devil We Know
Hear Part 2 University of Texas Economist James K. Galbraith puts President Obama's budget proposal into perspective. James Galbraith Predator State
Hear Part 3 Alternet.org's Washington Bureau Chief Adele Stan gives her analysis of the CPAC convention and developments in the consersvative movement.

Feb 13 - Free Egypt; Yemen's Prospects; Deborah Amos on Arab Youth and the Internet

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Hear Part 1 Sheila Carapico, Chair of the Political Science Department at the American University in Cairo, who we talked to on Jan 25--the first day of Egypt's uprising-- gives her assessment of the situation now.
Hear Part 2 Charles Schmitz, president of the American Institute for Yemeni Studies, discusses current protests in Yemen's streets. Charles Schmitz American Institute for Yemeni Studies
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Deborah Amos, Middle East reporter for National Public Radio, talks about the series she produced on Arab youth and offers her analysis of the Middle East at the moment.

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Feb 10 - Egypt's Revolution Seen from Alexandria and DC; Tea Party Budget Follies

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Hear Part 1 Youth Journalism International reporter Jessica Elsayed talks from Alexandria about Mubarak's non-exit speech. Jessica Elsayed
Hear Part 2 Elliott Colla, chair of Arab and Islamic Studies at Georgetown University, talks about his testimony to Congress and the prospects for Egypt's people's revolution. Elliott Colla Conflicted Antiquities
Hear Part 3 Dean Baker discusses the internal Republican budget wrangling and their ideologically-driven proposed cuts. Dean Baker False Profits

Jan 26 - William Cohan on the Financial Crisis; Gun Control; Today in Egypt

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William Cohan, author of House of Cards, talks about the new report on the avoidability of financial crisis. William Cohan House of Cards

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Former ATF agent and expert in tracking crime-guns, Gerald Nunziato, talks about current gun legislation. Gerald Nunziato  

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Samia Serageldin, author of The Cairo House, on the phone from Cairo, explains the current situation in Egypt. Samia Serageldin Cairo House