Shows featuring Robert Dreyfuss

  • Change or More of the Same? Obama Introduces National Security Team Foreignpolicyweb
    President-elect Barack Obama named former rival, Senator Hillary Clinton, as Secretary of State on Monday and said Robert Gates would remain Defense Secretary. Other nominees included retired General James Jones to be National Security Adviser and Susan Rice as ambassador to the United Nations. Is that change or more of the same? We speak with investigative journalist Robert Dreyfuss of The Nation...
    December 02, 2008 | Story
  • Following Deadly US Attack on Syria, Questions of Bush Admin Motives in its Waning Months Syria_attack_web
    The Syrian government has condemned a deadly US military raid near the Iraqi border as "terrorist aggression." The Bush administration has remained mum, stoking fears it could be trying to provoke further conflict in its remaining months in office. We speak to Robert Dreyfuss of The Nation magazine and University of Oklahoma professor Joshua Landis. [includes rush transcript]
    October 30, 2008 | Story
  • Senators John McCain and Barack Obama Debate Iraq, Pakistan, Russia During First Debate Presdebate1web
    For analysis on Friday’s debate, we speak with investigative journalist Robert Dreyfuss. He is a contributing editor with The Nation magazine and author of Devil’s Game: How the United States Helped Unleash Fundamentalist Islam. In his latest blog posting about the foreign policy portions of the debate, he castigates Obama for not drawing a stark contrast with McCain. [includes rush...
    September 29, 2008 | Story
  • A Century in Iraq, Replacing UN with "League of Democracies," Rogue State Rollback? A Look at John McCain’s Foreign Policy Vision Mccainiraq
    We speak with investigative reporter Robert Dreyfuss about Senator John McCain’s vision for foreign policy. "McCain is drawing up plans for a new set of global institutions," Dreyfuss writes, "from a potent covert operations unit to a 'League of Democracies' that can bypass the balky United Nations, from an expanded NATO that will bump up against Russian interests in...
    March 26, 2008 | Story
  • Fmr. Israeli Foreign Minister: "If I were a Palestinian, I Would Have Rejected Camp David" Benbook
    In Part Two of our debate, former Israeli Foreign Minister Shlomo Ben Ami and scholar Norman Finkelstein address the intricacies of a question that has been the subject of much debate–what happened at the Camp David peace talks in July 2000? Both sides of the Israel-Palestinian conflict say the other rejected peace, leading to the violence that has marked the conflict since. Ben Ami —...
    February 14, 2006 | Story
  • John Kerry Then: Hear Kerry’s Historic 1971 Testimony Against the Vietnam War Kerrywar
    After returning from the Vietnam War, John Kerry became a prominent critic of the war. He testified before the Senate in 1971 and told of atrocities being committed by U.S. troops. He called for the immediate withdrawal of U.S. troops. And he asked: "How do you ask a man to be the last man to die in Vietnam? How do you ask a man to be the last man to die for a mistake?" We broadcast a...
    February 20, 2004 | Story