Congress has begun the process of impeaching President Donald Trump. Plugged In with Greta Van Susteren examines the process of impeaching a US president. Find out what it means and how it's done with VOA Congressional Correspondent Katherine Gypson, VOA National Correspondent Jim Malone and Georgetown University law professor Susan Low Bloch. Program aired November 13, 2019.
It's been 30 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall, marking the beginning of the end to the Cold War and the Soviet Union. Plugged In with Greta Van Susteren examines the lessons learned and the invisible divisions left by the Wall on Germany and Europe in general.
Go inside the mission by US Special Forces that resulted in the suicide of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. Plugged In with Greta Van Susteren examines how the mission was executed and what the fallout might be. Join Greta and VOA Pentagon Correspondent Carla Babb (@CarlaBabbVOA); VOA National Security correspondent Jeff Seldin (@jseldin); VOA Extremist Watch Desk reporter Hasib Alikozai (@Alikozai86); and retired Major General Robert Scales. Aired October 30, 2019.
Syrian Kurds are on the run and American troops are pelted with fruit as Kurds express anger over the White House decision to pull troops out of Northern Syria. Despite a 5-day ceasefire between the US and Turkey, Kurdish fighters say the Turkish assault never stopped. What’s next for the Kurds who fought alongside Americans against ISIS? Will they ever realize their dream of an independent Kurdish state? Plugged in examines the Kurdish conundrum on “Kurds: The Search for Peace and Stability.”
Every year, an estimated 12-million girls younger than age 18 get married. Some are forced. Some do it out of a sense of obligation. For others, it is out of desperation. Plugged In with Greta Van Susteren examines the issue with profiles of women who married very young and expert guests.
Ebola again threatens to spread death through Africa’s core. Plugged In with Greta Van Susteren follows US health officials to the Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda and Rwanda, part of the international response to contain this latest health crisis.
President Trump took on globalism and Iran in his speech to the United Nations General Assembly. Plugged In with Greta Van Susteren is in New York to unpack the President's speech. Joining Greta is VOA White House Bureau Chief Steve Herman, VOA UN Correspondent Margaret Besheer and Larry Brennan, a maritime law expert, who helps us navigate the dangerous currents in the Persian Gulf. Recorded September 25, 2019.
Social media is changing the way we communicate and influencing behavior, from what to eat to how to vote. Plugged In with Greta Van Susteren examines how our decisions are being swayed by social media.
$1.8 trillion. That's how much the world's nations spent on military might in 2018. As the US marks the 18th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, Plugged In with Greta Van Susteren examines the new global arms race. VOA Pentagon Correspondent Carla Babb, Brookings Institution analyst Michael O'Hanlon and former US Defense Secretary/CIA Director/White House Chief of Staff/Congressman Leon Panetta are Greta's guests.