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  • 01:06

    Episode 283: The Foreign and Defense Policy Terrain for the '16 Election

    in Military

    As the world has set its own course as we have been planning other things, some believe that the 2016 election will be more focused on foreign policy and defense issues that any of the candidates thought would be the case at the end of last year.


    What will be the above-the-fold topics? The baseline was set by the '16 budget battle last year and the winding down and a post-mortum on the sequestration gambit of the last couple of years.


    As proxies in the emerging discussion, to join the old bulls on the Hill, are there emerging new leaders on defense issues elected in the '14 cycle?


    Where do declared or expected candidates for President for both parties  stand on policy and present operations?


    To discuss this and more in the foreign policy and defense arena will be returning guest, Mackenzie Eaglen,


    Mackenzie is a resident fellow in the Marilyn Ware Center for Security Studies at the American Enterprise Institute, where she works on defense strategy, defense budgets, and military readiness.
    She  has worked on defense issues in the House of Representatives and Senate and at the Pentagon in the Office of the Secretary of Defense and on the Joint Staff. In 2014, Eaglen served as a staff member of the congressionally mandated National Defense Panel, a bipartisan, blue-ribbon commission established to assess US defense interests and strategic objectives. This followed Eaglen’s previous work as a staff member for the 2010 congressionally mandated bipartisan Quadrennial Defense Review Independent Panel, also established to assess the Pentagon’s major defense strategy. A prolific writer on defense-related issues, she has also testified before Congress.


    She has an M.A. from the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University and a B.A. from Mercer University.

  • 02:00

    African Americans in US Foreign Policy/Baltimore and Beyond

    in History

    In the first hour of the show, Linda Haywood will discuss the book African Americans in US Foreign Policy.


    The second half of the show is devoted to a open dialogue about the current situation in Baltimore with my guest Dr, Stephany Rose.

  • 01:00

    President Obama's foreign policy, from Iran to Russia to China to Iraq to Cuba

    in Politics

    Guests:  Barry Jacobsen, military historian and blogger, joins me for a review of President Obama's foreign policy......the Iran nuclear deal.......Ramadi and ISIS threatening an important dam...........Russia and Ukraine.......US-China tensions in international waters.......US-Cuba negotiations but what concessions is Cuba making?.......also President Obama said that we are more respected now than when he became president......


    Also, Jorge Ponce, Cuban American writer and contributor to Babalu Blog, joins me for an update on US-Cuba talks......


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  • 00:42

    Obama's foreign policy & the 2016 GOP field

    in Politics

    GUEST:  Jim Yardley, contributor to Canada Free Press, American Thinker & editor of Patriot Dreams, joins me for a discussion of President Obama's foreign policy and his involvement in the Israeli elections....plus we look at the 2016 GOP race for the nomination.....Senator Cruz is in & Senator Rubio is out with a health care alternative to Obama Care, specially if the Supreme Court rules against the subsidies leaving many without coverage......


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  • 00:28

    Foreign Policy and Child Soldiers

    in Politics

    Tonight’s episode is entitled, Foreign Policy & Child Soldiers, how is our country handling this?  Should the United States be involved in stopping the use of child soldiers?  What is the United States’ current foreign policy?  What should it be?  We will be discussing all these questions tonight.  Let’s start out with initial reactions about the results from our personalities.  

  • 01:08

    Graphic Policy Radio with Guest Matt Bors

    in Pop Culture

    This Monday is a brand new episode of Graphic Policy Radio with a brand new guest, Matt Bors!


    Bors is an editorial cartoonist and editor of The Nib and was working at Medium running it since 2013. In 2012 he was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and became the first alt-weekly cartoonist to win the Herblock Prize for Excellence in Cartooning. Currently he's running a Kickstarter to collecting some of the best political cartoons, comics journalism, non-fiction and humor.


    Eat More Comics packs more than 300 pages featuring dozens of the best cartoonists to ever toon a toon. I mean, it's going to be a large book.


    We're going to talk to him about the Kickstarter, The Nib, and more!


    We also want to hear from you. Tweet us your questions @graphicpolicy.

  • 00:29

    Foreign Policy? What Foreign Policy?

    in Politics Conservative

    Foreign Policy? What Foreign Policy?
    Another drop in the Benghazi puddle of blame.
    Medicare, Thank God for Medicare……..

  • Waqfe Nau, USA - Live Weekly Class

    in Religion

    From Sea to shining sea! The weekly live Waqfe Nau class offered by the Classes & Curriculum Desk of the Waqfe Nau Department, USA. Visit us at http://www.waqfenau.us

  • 01:59

    Waqfe Nau, USA - Live Weekly Class

    in Religion

    From Sea to shining sea! The weekly live Waqfe Nau class offered by the Classes & Curriculum Desk of the Waqfe Nau Department, USA. Visit us at http://www.waqfenau.us

  • 00:50

    The Rush - UTEP/C-USA Sports Talk

    in Sports

    The Rush is a podcast brought to you by SB Nation and MinerRush.com, talking all things UTEP and Conference USA sports.

  • 01:26

    Graphic Policy Radio: Politics and Comics of the Multiverses

    in Pop Culture

    This Monday night Graphic Policy returns with a brand new episode mixing comics and politics. Listen in as we talk live about some of the latest comic news.


    On this episode, we're discussing:



    DC Comics' Convergence has ended and a new focus on diversity has begun. We'll talk some of their new series and new directions including Midnighter, Batgirl, Batman, Green Lantern: The Lost Army, and more!
    Marvel's universe is in ruins and embroiled in Secret Wars. We discuss this massive event that will result in a whole new Marvel Universe when it's over. We already know some new series such as Invincible Iron Man, A-Force, Squadron Supreme, and Miles Morales headlining Spider-Man! We'll talk the event and what comes after.
    San Diego Comic-Con is right around the corner, we'll talk a bit about the convention, the announced panels, and some of the exclusives!


    We'll discuss all that and more! We of course want to hear from you too. Tweet us your thoughts @graphicpolicy.