All posts tagged "syria"

  • 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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  • Berlin attack, Russian ambassador killed, North Carolina coup

    This week on The Square Circle, we discuss these issues: Terrorism struck this week in Berlin, Germany, as a man ran a truck into a crowd at a popular Christmas market, killing 12 and injuring dozens more. The...

    • Posted December 22, 2016
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  • Clinton-Trump Round 3, Voter Fraud, Syria

    This week on The Square Circle, we recap the latest Clinton-Trump debate, Trump's comments about voter fraud, and the candidates' plans for Syria. Gregory Clay of, Daniel Marans of the Huffington Post, and Kelley Vlahos of the...

    • Posted October 21, 2016
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  • Terrorism, police shootings, Syria

    This week on The Square Circle, we'll discuss the terrorism attacks in New York, New Jersey, and Minnesota; the police shootings in Tulsa and Charlotte; and the cease-fire in Syria. Financial policy advocate Kyle Hauptman, conservative writer and...

    • Posted September 26, 2016
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    Paris attacks: ISIS strategy, Syrian refugees, 2016 race

    This week The Square Circle discusses the aftermath of the Paris attacks–specifically, the U.S. strategy against ISIS, the Syrian refugees, and statements from the 2016 presidential candidates. Radio host and political commentator Kim Brown, political consultant Rina...

    • Posted November 21, 2015
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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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  • Pope addresses Congress, Ben Carson on Islam, Russia aids Syria

    This week, The Square Circle tackles Pope Francis’s address to Congress, Ben Carson’s comments on Islam, and news that Russia is increasing military aid to Syria. Gregory Clay of, George Dosoglu of, and Pentagon correspondent...

    • Posted September 24, 2015
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  • Trump and Sanders, Syrian refugees, Ahmed Mohamed

    This week, The Square Circle discusses the rise of Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders, the ongoing Syrian refugee crisis, and Ahmed Mohamed–the ninth grader who was arrested for bringing a homemade clock to school. Conservative writer and...

    • Posted September 19, 2015
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