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Robert Farley (Lawyers, Guns and Money, University of Kentucky) and Matthew Duss (Foundation for Middle East Peace)

Rob and Matt introduce their new show, Foreign Entanglements, and ask for advice from the audience. They discuss the current status of US-Iranian-Israeli tensions, ponder whether Netanyahu is working for a Romney presidency, and give a brief requiem for Jon Huntsman’s presidential campaign in the course of debating whether the GOP primary lacks excitement.

Recorded:Jan 16    Posted:Jan 17, 2012
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Foreign Entanglements | Jan 17, 2012 | Robert Farley & Matthew Duss

The Koch primary

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How much sway do the billionaire libertarian brothers have? Mark Schmitt and Katherine Mangu-Ward consider.   Play entire video

Foreign Entanglements

Is Confederate nostalgia dying out?

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Robert Farley and Kevin Levin discuss the South’s changing attitudes toward Lincoln and the Civil War. Plus: 150 years of Union.   Play entire video

The Wright Show

African Americans, European Muslims, and interethnic harmony

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In the context of the Charlie Hebdo attack, Robert Wright and David Frum debate language taboos. Plus: Are we Charlie Hebdo?   Play entire video

Drezburt

How Clinton can fend off the Karl Rovian attack

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Heather Hurlburt and Daniel Drezner consider. Plus: Why the Iran bill is an “unambiguous win” for Obama   Play entire video

Woodruff & Strauss

Girding ourselves for Hillary mania

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Betsy Woodruff and Daniel Strauss mentally prepare for the next 16 months of press obsession over the Clinton candidacy. Plus: Ted Cruz’s sugar daddy, revealed!   Play entire video

The DMZ

Will the mire of the Senate drag Rubio down?

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Matt Lewis is worried that being a senator will hurt Marco Rubio’s presidential chances. Plus: Hillary vs. Marco.     Play entire video

Science Faction

Among the “electrosensitives”

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George Johnson describes the bizarre legal case of a Santa Fe man claiming that his neighbor’s cell phone is injuring his health. Plus: The End of Science, two decades later.   Play entire video

Culturally Determined

How to be a successful con man

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Allen Kurzweil, author of Whipping Boy, discusses the psychology behind the international fraud that sent his childhood bully to prison. Plus: Boarding school bullies and cyberbullies.   Play entire video

Foreign Entanglements

Time to say goodbye to the A-10?

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Robert Farley and Air Force historian Brian Laslie analyze the controversy over whether the military should phase out one of its most iconic aircraft. Plus: The “American style of warfare.”   Play entire video

Woodruff & Strauss

The weak primary competitor Hillary wants

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Jim Newell and Rebecca Berg discuss Martin O’Malley. Plus: The weird ritual of presidential announcements.   Play entire video