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Viewpoint with James Zogby: Matthew Hoh, Lara Friedman, Jim Rosapepe
Friday April 08, 2011
Matthew Hoh, Director, Afghan Study Group, Center for International Policy, discussed the war in Afghanistan and the current status of U.S. strategy on the ground.
Lara Friedman, Director of Policy and Government Relations for Americans for Peace Now, discussed Israeli settlements, The Goldstone Report and the status of the Israeli-Palestinian peace process.
Jim Rosapepe, Maryland state Senator, discussed the budget debate and the consequences of a potential federal government shutdown on state government.
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From the desk of Dr. Zogby
While the world's attention has been focused on the combined efforts of Arab and US forces attacking "Islamic State" (IS) positions in Iraq and Syria, there is unfolding in Lebanon, a third front in the war against this violent extremist group. This third front has received scant attention. Because Lebanon has been so overwhelmed by the fallout from Syria's civil war, aggravating the country's fragile sectarian balance, the threat of IS poses an existential challenge that must not be ignored. 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 »