On Foreign Entanglements, Rob speaks with Taylor about the current state of Chinese politics. Taylor explains the scandalous Bo Xilai affair, and Rob wonders whether there’s a crisis of civil-military relations in China. Taylor lays out the situation in the South China Sea and discusses China’s “salami slicing” strategy. Rob and Taylor analyze the potentially destabilizing effects of AirSea Battle. Is it crazy for the US to prepare for the possibility of war with China? They conclude with a conversation about how the Chinese view the US election.Play entire video
Journalist Tony Ortega explains how the organization has used its canonical texts to justify incidences of child sexual abuse. Plus: Scientology vs. the IRS.Play this clip on MeaningofLife.tv
Bill Scher and Matt Lewis discuss whether Joe Biden can maintain populist appeal without making promises to the Sanders wing of the Democratic Party. Plus: Sunday Night Football, interrupted.