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Shows featuring Tariq Ali

  • Pakistan in Turmoil after Benazir Bhutto’s Assassination Bhutto3web
    Hundreds and thousands of Pakistanis attend the funeral of former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto. Pakistan’s political future remains unclear and riots erupted as news of Bhutto’s assassination spread across the country. Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf has blamed Islamic militants for carrying out the assassination, but several associates of Bhutto have accused...
    December 28, 2007 | Story
  • As 250 Killed in Clashes Near Afghan Border, British-Pakistani Author Tariq Ali on Pakistan, Afghanistan and the Ongoing U.S. Role in Regional Turmoil Aliweb1
    The acclaimed British-Pakistani historian, novelist, political campaigner and commentator Tariq Ali joins us with his analysis of the latest from Pakistan. Days after General Pervez Musharraf’s re-election in a boycotted contest, at least 250 people have been killed in clashes along the Afghan border. Musharraf and his policies have generated a maelstrom of opposition from a broad...
    October 10, 2007 | Story
  • British Author Tariq Ali on the Resignation of Tony Blair: "The Fact That He’s Leaving is Because He’s So Hated" Blair1
    British Prime Minister Tony Blair has announced his plans to resign next month after more than a decade in power. British author Tariq Ali talks about Blair’s legacy, his fatal decision to follow the Bush administration into Iraq, and his likely successor, Finance Minister Gordon Brown. [includes rush transcript]
    May 11, 2007 | Story
  • Michael Parenti On Ancient Rome, the Bush Administration and Nader’s Presidential Bid Perenti
    We speak with renowned author, political analyst and activist Michael Parenti. His latest book is "The Assassination of Julius Caesar: A People’s History of Ancient Rome." [includes transcript]
    February 23, 2004 | Story
  • Haiti in Crisis: Armed Gangs Capture Second Largest City Haiti22a
    Armed gangs captured Haiti’s second-largest city Cap-Haitien and are threatening to march on the Haitian capital Port au-Prince within 15 days. We go to Haiti to hear a report from the ground. [includes transcript]
    February 23, 2004 | Story
  • NEW YORK TORTURE
    The crisis in the New York police department sparked by the allegations of a brutal torture of a Haitian immigrant deepened yesterday. The two top officers of the station house at the center of the controversy were reassigned and ten other officers were placed on desk duty. One officer, Justin Volpe, faces charges of aggravated sexual abuse and first-degree assault.
    August 15, 1997 | Story