May 28, 2015 - Nancy Montgomery

May 28, 2015
Nancy Montgomery

Everyone agrees, the US Military, like so many parts of American society, has a serious problem with sexual abuse. Making things worse in the military was a criminal justice system that was protective of accused abusers, and abusive towards complaining victims. As a result of legislation passed last year by Congress, several important reforms have been made. Reporter Nancy Montgomery of the newspaper Stars and Stripes has covered the issue and the case that broke the back of a commander’s…

May 26, 2015 - Laura Paskus

May 26, 2015
Laura Paskus

Climate change plays favorites, and New Mexico journalist Laura Paskus reports that among the biggest victims of global warming have been the ecology and the people of the Navajo reservation. Rising temperatures and drought are threatening the existence of the birds, the animals and the plants that live on Navajo land.

May 19, 2015 - Gopal Ratnam

May 19, 2015
Gopal Ratnam

PART 5 OF UKRAINE 101, featuring foreignpolicy.com journalist Gopal Ratnam, talking about the well-oiled Washington campaign led by some of Hillary Clinton’s policy team to pressure the Obama White House to escalate the quantity and quality of American arms sent to Ukraine.

May 12, 2015 - John Herbst

May 12, 2015
John Herbst

PART 2 OF UKRAINE 101, featuring Amb. John Herbst, a strong advocate for an escalation in US military aid to the government in Kiev. He ran the Embassy when the 2004 Orange Revolution failed to deliver good government. This time, he says, there’s a better chance.

May 11, 2015 - Jack Matlock

May 11, 2015
Jack Matlock

The beginning of an 8-part series, Ukraine 101, reprising all our programs on this dangerous political-military crisis. We feature Amb. Jack Matlock, probably America’s top diplomat specializing in Russia and Ukraine over the past 50 years, on Vladimir Putin’s NATO red line.

May 7, 2015 - Roderic Camp

May 7, 2015
Roderic Camp

Mexico is headed in 2 opposite directions at once, and as you might expect, it’s tearing the country apart. Even as the economy grows and more Mexicans are reaching middle-class lives, governance and rule of law are worsening, and an angry population is losing faith in government and its leaders. Roderic Camp, one of America’s leading scholars of Mexico joins the conversation.

May 6, 2015 - Josh Lyons

May 6, 2015
Josh Lyons

When crimes against humanity are committed, in Yemen, Syria, Iraq or Nigeria, the scenes of the crimes are often too remote, or simply too dangerous for on the ground investigation. So how are they revealed to the world? Today’s answer: satellite surveillance, which is what Josh Lyons manages for Human Rights Watch. He’ll tell us what he sees and how he does it.

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