logo

12 February 2016

logo

Matthew Duss (Foundation for Middle East Peace) and Carey Cavanaugh (University of Kentucky)

On Foreign Entanglements, Matt talks to Carey about Ambassador Chris Stevens and the three other Americans killed in Benghazi. Carey disputes the idea that diplomats get “captured” by their host countries. Matt asks Carey about the impact of the 2011 WikiLeaks cables, and Carey goes on to explain the difficulties of diplomacy in the age of Twitter. Matt asks Carey about his experience establishing the embassy in post-Soviet Georgia, and Carey closes by offering lessons for Libya and Egypt today.

Play entire video
Recorded:Sep 14    Posted:Sep 16, 2012
Download:
mp4
mp3
Foreign Entanglements | Sep 16, 2012 | Matthew Duss & Carey Cavanaugh

The DMZ

Bernie bros and the generational divide over Hillary

playvideo screenshot

Bill Scher discusses the challenges Clinton faces with young voters who were raised on hard-left critiques of her record.

MeaningofLife.tv

Wealth as a sign of God’s blessing

playvideo screenshot

Journalist Sarah Posner explains how Donald Trump has exposed rifts in the evangelical movement.

Play this clip on MeaningofLife.tv

MeaningofLife.tv

It’s the intolerance, stupid

playvideo screenshot

Robert Wright makes the case for expanding your moral imagination. Plus: A scientifically respectable “higher purpose.”

Play this clip on MeaningofLife.tv

10th Anniversary

“What’s your greatest hope for the next 10 years?”

playvideo screenshot

For our tenth anniversary, we asked some of BhTV’s oldest friends to reflect on the past decade.

The Glenn Show

Trust funds for all?

playvideo screenshot

Sandy Darity outlines his proposal for alleviating wealth disparity in the U.S. Plus: Why your parents really matter.

MeaningofLife.tv

Shortage of meaning

playvideo screenshot

Paul Froese, author of On Purpose, investigates why the American poor have more stuff, but less sense of meaning than the poor of the world. Plus: No time for death anxiety.

Play this clip on MeaningofLife.tv

Woodruff & Strauss

Who’s surging in New Hampshire?

playvideo screenshot

Betsy Woodruff and Daniel Strauss talk about the Republican candidates jostling for position in the upcoming primary. Plus: Clinton’s Wall Street speaking fees.

The DMZ

How Rubio’s caution could be hurting him

playvideo screenshot

National Review’s Alexis Levinson says Marco Rubio’s avoidance of saying anything wrong can make it seem like he’s not saying anything at all. Plus: Too early to write off Jeb?

MeaningofLife.tv

Finding meaning inside the Beltway

playvideo screenshot

Heather Hurlburt on the hidden spiritual lives of public servants. Plus: the importance of being hokey.

Play this clip on MeaningofLife.tv

MeaningofLife.tv

A defense of hypocrisy

playvideo screenshot

Mathematicians Glen Whitney and John Allen Paulos consider why we should expect people to be inconsistent. Plus: Are we ruled by coincidence?

Play this clip on MeaningofLife.tv