Join host Carol Castiel each week as she and two advocates from the world of politics, public policy, or academia discuss and debate a critical issue in the news, bringing depth, perspective, and insight to the world around us. Issues that affect our lives and global stability are debated in a free-wheeling, unscripted discussion of fact and opinion.
October 17, 2014
TURKEY, KURDS & ISIL
Denise Natali, Senior Research Fellow at the Institute for National Strategic Studies at the National Defense University and Kadir Ustun, Research Director at The Foundation for Political, Economic and Social Research (SETA), demystify the controversy surrounding Turkey’s role in the US-led coalition to fight ISIL with host Carol Castiel.
October 10, 2014
HONG KONG PROTESTS
David M. Lampton, Professor and Director of China Studies at the School of Advanced International Studies and author of “Following the Leader: Ruling China, from Deng Xiaoping to Xi Jinping” and Dean Cheng, Senior Research Fellow in the Asian Studies Center at The Heritage Foundation discuss with host Carol Castiel the significance and broader implications of the pro-democracy movement in Hong Kong and what’s at stake for Chinese President Xi Jinping.
October 03, 2014
U.S. - INDIA RELATIONS Michael Kugelman, Senior Program Associate for South and Southeast Asia at the Woodrow Wilson Center and Sadanand Dhume, Resident Fellow at The American Enterprise Institute discuss the significance and outcome of India Prime Minister Modi’s visit to Washington as well as prospects for stability under the new Afghan government, with host Carol Castiel.
September 26, 2014
EBOLA & ECONOMY/POLITICS Stephen Morrison, Senior Vice President and Director for the Global Health Policy Center at the Center for Strategic & International Studies and Amadou Sy, Senior Fellow of the Africa Growth Initiative at the Brookings Institution discuss the political and economic implications of the Ebola virus as it continues to devastate West Africa, with host Carol Castiel.
September 19, 2014
ISIL/MIDTERM ELECTIONS-John Fortier, Political Scientist and Director of the Democracy Project at the Bi-Partisan Policy Center and Igor Volsky, Managing Editor of ThinkProgress.org at the Center for American Progress discuss U.S. politics, in particular Congress’s debate over the fight against ISIL as well the upcoming mid-term elections, with host Carol Castiel.
September 12, 2014
OBAMA - ISIL STRATEGY
Paul Pillar, Professor of Security Studies at Georgetown University and Faysal Itani, resident fellow at the Rafik Hariri Center for the Middle East at The Atlantic Council discuss the pros and cons of President Obama’s broad-based strategy to combat the ISIL threat, with host Carol Castiel.
September 05, 2014
OBAMA & THE WORLD-Philip J. Crowley, a fellow at the GWU’s Institute for Public Diplomacy & Global Communications, and
Steven Bucci, Director of Douglas & Sarah Allison Center for Foreign and National Security Policy at the Heritage Foundation discuss President Obama’s handling of the US foreign policy at the time of emerging new threats and challenges, with host Doug Bernard.
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