All posts tagged "middle east"

  • Iran protests, new Trump book, aid to Pakistan

    This week on The Square Circle, we discuss the protests in Iran, the new book on the Trump White House, and Trump’s threat to cut aid to Pakistan and the Palestinians. Gregory Clay of, Ebonique Ellis...

    • Posted January 4, 2018
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  • Alabama Senate race, net neutrality, Jerusalem

    This week on The Square Circle, we discuss these issues: Democratic Senate candidate Doug Jones pulled off an upset this week, defeating embattled former state Supreme Court judge Roy Moore, who was accused of sexual misconduct with...

    • Posted December 14, 2017
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  • Senate health care bill, #MeToo, Iraq vs. the Kurds

    This week on The Square Circle, we discuss the latest Senate health care bill, the #MeToo campaign, and the situation with the Kurds in Iraq. Gregory Clay of, Ebonique Ellis of Good Management and Investments, and...

    • Posted October 19, 2017
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  • Syria, North Korea, United passenger fiasco

    This week on The Square Circle, we discuss these issues: Late last week, the Trump administration ordered a missile strike on Syria in retaliation for a chemical weapons attack on Syrian civilians. The political and diplomatic effects...

    • Posted April 14, 2017
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  • Immigration, Betsy DeVos, terrorism

    This week on The Square Circle, we discuss President Trump's executive order on immigration, the Senate confirmation of Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Education, and the president's remark that the media underreports terrorism. Policy analyst Joe Albanese,...

    • Posted February 9, 2017
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  • Neil Gorsuch, refugee executive order, Sally Yates

    This week on The Square Circle, we discuss President Trump's nomination of Neil Gorsuch for the Supreme Court, his executive order on refugees, and his firing of Sally Yates. Bill Buck of, Gregory Clay of,...

    • Posted February 2, 2017
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  • Lynn Kahn vs. SKC Moyowasifza-Curry: Presidential Debate Series

    Independent candidate Lynn Kahn, PhD, debates SKC Moyowasifza-Curry as part of's Presidential Debate Series. Ayaape Sedinam Kinamo Christin Moyowasifza-Curry Green Party Ayaape Sedinam Kinamo Christin Moyowasifza-Curry was the Green Party vice presidential candidate in 2008. She holds...

    • Posted June 1, 2016
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  • War against ISIS: Lead with the Military?

    Is the war against ISIS primarily a military one, or does diplomacy have a role? Two foreign policy experts debates the subject. Stephen Miles Win Without War Stephen Miles is the advocacy director for Win Without War....

    • Posted September 30, 2015
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  • Libya and the War Powers Resolution

    Is the Libya intervention authorized by the War Powers Resolution? Two legal scholars debate. Geoffrey S. Corn South Texas College of Law Geoffrey S. Corn is associate professor of law at the South Texas College of Law....

    • Posted May 11, 2011
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  • Is Iraq Worth Fighting For?

    Is Iraq worth fighting for? Two experts debate. Robert Dreyfuss The Nation Robert Dreyfuss is author of Devil’s Game: How the United States Helped Unleash Fundamentalist Islam, a contributing editor at The Nation, and a writer for...

    • Posted March 7, 2007
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