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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
This past week, Washington hosted two of my least favorite annual events. It began with the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) bringing their faithful to town to lobby for whatever the government of Israel might want at this particular moment. At week's end, the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) was in Washington rallying their crowd to bash the President and defend their "true conservative" principles. 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 »