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Viewpoint with James Zogby: Chas Freeman, Frank Sharry, Ahmed Maher
Thursday October 20, 2011
Chas Freeman, Chairman of Projects International, career diplomat and author of America's misadventures in the Middle East", discusses a wide range of foreign policy issues, including the killing of former Libyan dictator, Muammar Gaddafi.
Frank Sharry, Founder and Executive Director, America’s Voice, discusses immigration and how that issue is playing out in the GOP presidential race.
Ahmed Maher, Co-Founder, April 6 Youth Movement discusses current challenges and the new goals Egypt’s most prominent youth movement faces during the current transitional period in the country.
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From the desk of Dr. Zogby
It appears that we may be going to war against the Islamic State (IS). I use the word "appears" advisedly, because appearances may be deceiving. It's true that we've already bombed almost 200 IS targets. And it's true that the President has declared his intention to "degrade and ultimately destroy" the IS, with Vice-President Biden upping the rhetorical ante promising to "follow them to the gates of hell". It's also true that Congress has now appropriated significant sums to train and arm a select group of Syria opposition fighters. But even with all this, there are still too many pieces of this puzzle that don't fit or are missing to be able to say what we are doing or where it will go. Read More »
Air Date: 5/31/2012
Fellows from Syracuse University’s “Leaders for Democracy Fellowship Program (LDF); Bill Press, Host of the “Bill Press Show” and author of the new book, The Obama Hate Machine: The Lies, Distortions, and Personal Attacks on the President---and Who Is Behind Them. Read More »
The story of Arab Americans coming of age as an organized community is a classic American tale of immigrants seeking opportunity, benefiting from America’s freedoms, but also experiencing, at times, the dark side of exclusion and discrimination that has so often been a part of our nation’s history. Read More »