logo

22 June 2017

logo

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

On Foreign Entanglements, Matt and Rob explore the foreign policy aspects of the election. They begin with what Paul Ryan means for foreign policy in the campaign, and for the battle between neocons and realists within the GOP. They next discuss what Israeli threats to attack Iran are intended to do, and how such threats might affect the course of the election. Rob and Matt then talk about Syria, including the effect of unrest on Iran-Israel relations and on US Presidential rhetoric. How have neoconservatives dealt with the Arab Spring? Finally, they delve into a new right-wing effort to undercut the Obama administration on killing Osama bin Laden.

Play entire video
Recorded:Aug 16    Posted:Aug 16, 2012
Download:
mp4
mp3
Foreign Entanglements | Aug 16, 2012 | Robert Farley & Matthew Duss

MeaningofLife.tv

What do feelings do?

playvideo screenshot

Linda Blanchard, author of Dependent Arising in Context, explains how meditation can give you a different perspective on grief.

Play this clip on MeaningofLife.tv

Piercing McMaster’s mystique

playvideo screenshot

Historian Daniel Bessner argues that the “warrior-scholar” serving as National Security Advisor has a narrow strategic vision. Plus: Will Comey’s testimony change anything?

The DMZ

Civility on the campaign trail

playvideo screenshot

Bill Scher on how “above board” politics in the Democratic primary helped unify the electorate. Plus: Do Dems have a “unity edge” over Republicans?

The Wright Show

Trump and the realignment of American politics

playvideo screenshot

Political scientist Darren Beattie argues that the traditional conservative/liberal paradigm no longer makes sense. Plus: Why Trump and not just Trumpism?

The DMZ

Does Karen Handel’s win mask a threat to GOP dominance?

playvideo screenshot

Bill Scher and Matt Lewis consider whether Georgia’s close special election foreshadows trouble for Republicans.

Global Dispatches

The “Trump Effect”

playvideo screenshot

Marietje Schaake, Member of the European Parliament, on Europe’s reaction to political upheaval in the U.S.

MeaningofLife.tv

What’s harder: Loving yourself or loving your enemy?

playvideo screenshot

Sharon Salzberg, author of the new book Real Love, on how mindfulness and meditation can help you do both.

Play this clip on MeaningofLife.tv

Culturally Determined

Seeing Trump stabbed on stage

playvideo screenshot

Theater director Jack Tamburri, who has seen the controversial production of Julius Caesar, analyzes what the play is trying to achieve.

Drezburt

Has the populist wave crested?

playvideo screenshot

Heather Hurlburt and Dan Drezner on why Trump’s election may have stymied nationalist populism in Europe–for now.

Foreign Entanglements

Jeremy Corbyn as a case for compromise

playvideo screenshot

Political scientist David Brockington argues that Corbyn’s moderation facilitated Labour’s surge in support.