Shows featuring Steven Clemons

  • Syria Debate: Does U.S. Have the Evidence and Authority to Hit Assad for Alleged Chemical Attack? Assad3
    The Obama administration appears to be pressing ahead with military strikes on Syria despite new obstacles at home and abroad. On Wednesday, an informal meeting of the United Nations Security Council failed to reach an agreement after Russia and China opposed any authorization of force in response to last week’s alleged...
    August 29, 2013 | Story
  • Japanese Voters Oust Conservative Party, PM-Elect Hatoyama Critical of US "Market Fundamentalism" Japan-election-web1
    In Japan, voters have ousted the right-leaning Liberal Democratic Party, or LDP, after fifty-five years of nearly uninterrupted governance. In elections on Sunday, the populist Democratic Party of Japan captured a record 308 of the 480 seats in the lower house of parliament. Democratic Party leader Yukio Hatoyama, who is expected to become Japan’s new prime minister, has questioned the role...
    September 01, 2009 | Story
  • 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
  • Steve Clemons: Obama’s Wall Speech Should Have Been About Israel, Not Berlin Temp-image_1_5
    Barack Obama spoke before an audience of over 200,000 people in Berlin, Germany on Thursday in the largest rally held by any presidential candidate this year. In his address, Obama discussed the importance of the Berlin Wall being torn down. We speak with Steve Clemons of the New America Foundation, who writes, "Had he given those remarks in Israel, at any of the checkpoints that have been...
    July 25, 2008 | Story