Jonathan Landay, a national security and intelligence reporter for McClatchy Newspapers, discusses why the Obama administration knew the Islamic State was growing but did little to counter it.
Nebojsa Malic, a regular columnist at Antiwar.com, discusses the US media’s immediate conclusion that Vladimir Putin was responsible for downing Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 despite a lack of proof and the possibility that the Ukrainian government shot it down.
McClatchy Foreign Staff journalist Mitchell Prothero discusses ISIS’s war on holy shrines in the cradle of civilization.
Peter Van Buren, author of We Meant Well: How I Helped Lose the Battle for the Hearts and Minds of the Iraqi People, discusses the Obama administration’s asserted authority to assassinate American citizen Anwar al-Awlaki, and the death of due process and the Fifth Amendment.More Interviews
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