To find out what’s happening in Syria, Robert Wright talks to journalist Michael Young, based in nearby Lebanon. Is the
anti-Assad genie out of the bottle? Is the country on the precipice of a full-blown civil war? Could Arab troops intervene to defend anti-regime protesters? Also, Michael discusses the view from the Middle East on the potential for war with Iran. Play entire video
Posted:Jan 23, 2012
Worldwise | Jan 23, 2012 | Robert Wright & Michael Young
The DMZ Bill Scher and Matt K. Lewis ask whether George P. Bush’s loss in the Texas attorney general race marks the end of a very long era in American politics. The Wright Show Robert Wright and historian Suzanne Schneider, author of The Apocalypse and the End of History, discuss how the West can counter authoritarians at home and abroad. The Wright Show Robert Wright and Mickey Kaus discuss Tucker Carlson’s promotion of replacement theory and that theory’s role in the recent mass shooting in Buffalo. The Glenn Show In this 2015 conversation, Glenn Loury and Daniel Kaufman discuss the replication crisis in psychology and its consequences for the social sciences more broadly. The DMZ Matt K. Lewis explains to Bill Scher why, out of all of the fringe members of the GOP, leadership pulled their support from Madison Cawthorn. The Wright Show Robert Wright and Ian Bremmer discuss a theme in Bremmer’s new book The Power of Crisis. The Wright Show
Robert Wright and Mickey Kaus discuss how Kathy Barnette’s surging poll numbers are complicating the Pennsylvania GOP senate primary.
The Glenn Show Glenn Loury and John McWhorter debate whether the ends now justify the means in American politics. The DMZ Bill Scher and Matt K. Lewis debate whether Barack Obama is responsible for Democrats losing ground in states like Nebraska.
The Wright Show Robert Wright and former US diplomat Susan Thornton discuss the optics.