Viewpoint with James Zogby: Nathan Guttman on New Israeli Leadership

Posted on May 31, 2016

Nathan Guttman joins James Zogby to talk about changes in Israeli leadership. 

Nathan Guttman is the Forward’s Washington bureau chief. He joined the staff in 2006 after serving for five years as Washington correspondent for the Israeli dailies Ha’aretz and The Jerusalem Post. In Israel, he was the features editor for Ha’aretz and chief editor of Channel 1 TV evening news. He was born in Canada and grew up in Israel. He is a graduate of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. 

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Viewpoint with James Zogby: Bill Press on Sanders and the Democratic Party

Posted on May 24, 2016

Bill Press joins James Zogby to talk about Bernie Sanders and the Democratic Party. 

Bill Press began his career as a political insider and media commentator on KABC-TV and KCOP-TV, both in Los Angeles. Over the years, he has received numerous awards for his work, including four Emmys and a Golden Mike Award. The host of radio’s nationally syndicated Bill Press Show (Monday-Friday from 6-9am ET), Press attends the daily White House press briefing and writes a syndicated newspaper column, distributed weekly by Tribune Media Services.

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Viewpoint with James Zogby: Arjun Sethi on CVE Programming

Posted on May 16, 2016

Arjun Sethi joins James Zogby to talk about CVE programming. 

Arjun Sethi is a writer and attorney based in Washington, D.C., and a frequent commentator on civil rights and civil liberties related issues. He is currently Director of Law and Policy at The Sikh Coalition. Prior to joining The Sikh Coalition, he served as national legislative counsel for human rights and national security related affairs at the American Civil Liberties Union and was an associate at the international law firm of Covington & Burling in Washington, D.C.

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Viewpoint with James Zogby: Drew Mitnick on Surveillance

Posted on May 10, 2016

Drew Mitnick joins James Zogby to talk about surveillance and encryption. 

Drew Mitnick works on cybersecurity, digital due process, and privacy. He has experience working on human rights in Asia and the United States. Drew was previously a Senior Research Associate for the Public International Law and Policy Group and served as the Managing Online Editor of the Human Rights Brief. He received his law degree from American University Washington College of Law where he served as a JD Distinguished Fellow. In a previous life, he lived in Nashville where he played drums...

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Viewpoint with James Zogby: Shibley Telhami

Posted on May 02, 2016

Shibley Telhami joins James Zogby to talk about his recent article, "How Israel's Jewishness is overtaking its democracy." 

Shibley Telhami is the Anwar Sadat Professor for Peace and Development at the University of Maryland, College Park, and non-resident senior fellow at the Saban Center at the Brookings Institution.

He has also taught at Cornell University, the Ohio State University, the University of Southern California, Princeton University, Columbia University, Swarthmore College, and the University of California at Berkeley, where he received his doctorate in political science.

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Viewpoint with James Zogby: Hussein Ibish on U.S.-Saudi Relationship

Posted on April 27, 2016

Hussein Ibish joins James Zogby to talk about U.S.-Saudi relationship. Hussein Ibish is a senior resident scholar at the Arab Gulf States Institute in Washington. He is a weekly columnist for The National (UAE) and a monthly contributing writer for The International New York Times. His most recent book is What’s Wrong with the One-State Agenda? Why Ending the Occupation and Peace with Israel is Still the Palestinian National Goal (ATFP, 2009). Ibish was included in all three years (2011, 2012, and 2013) of Foreign Policy’s “Twitterati 100,” the magazine’s list of 100 “must-follow” Twitter feeds on foreign policy....

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Viewpoint with James Zogby: Kathy Kiely on the Presidential Election

Posted on April 26, 2016

Kathy Kiely joins James Zogby to talk about recent primary results and the election. 

Kathy Kiely is the former Washington News Director at Bloomberg Politics. She was the managing editor for politics at the National Journal and has covered Congress and national politics at USA Today for over a decade. She is currently an editor for and has been involved in the coverage of every presidential election since 1980. 

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Viewpoint with James Zogby: Amb. Barbara Bodine on Yemen

Posted on April 11, 2016

Barbara Bodine joins James Zogby to talk about Yemen. This episode expands on Dr. Zogby's Washington Watch column, " 'Hints' of An End to Yemen's Nightmare"

Ambassador (ret.) Barbara K. Bodine is Distinguished Professor in the Practice of Diplomacy and concurrent Director of the Institute for the Study of Diplomacy at Georgetown University. Prior to joining Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service, she taught and directed policy task forces and policy workshops on US diplomacy in the Persian Gulf region, including Iraq and Yemen for seven years at Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and...

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Viewpoint with James Zogby: Joseph Cirincione

Posted on April 06, 2016

This week on Viewpoint, Joseph Cirincione joins James Zogby to talk about the Nuclear Summit. 

Joseph Cirincione is president of Ploughshares Fund, a global security foundation. He is the author of the new book Nuclear Nightmares: Securing the World Before It Is Too Late, Bomb Scare: The History and Future of Nuclear Weapons and Deadly Arsenals: Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Threats. He is a member of Secretary of State John Kerry's International Security Advisory Board and the Council on Foreign Relations.

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Viewpoint with James Zogby: Norman Ornstein on the 8 causes of Trumpism

Posted on March 28, 2016

This week's guest on Viewpoint with James Zogby is Norman Ornstein. Norman Ornstein is a long-time observer of Congress and politics. His many books includeThe Permanent Campaign and Its Future; The Broken Branch: How Congress Is Failing America and How to Get It Back on Track; and, most recently, the New York Times bestseller, It’s Even Worse Than It Looks: How the American Constitutional System Collided With the New Politics of Extremism.  Viewpoint airs every Wednesday at 4 p.m.   Watch...

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