Tuesday, Jul 22, 2014
Why is John Kerry going to Egypt to press for a cease fire? How does that help our ally Israel? Shouldn’t we trust Israel to make the decision how best to defend itself? Is there a way to hit Putin where it hurts? And, The Ultimate Issues Hour.Listen Now »
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Authors & Experts
Dennis talks to Carlotta Gall, reporter for New York Times since 1999, including over ten years in Afghanistan and Pakistan. Her new book is The Wrong Enemy: America in Afghanistan, 2001-2014.
- Pavlich – Assault and Flattery: The Truth About the Left and Their War on WomenThursday, Jul 17, 2014
- Muhlhausen – Do Federal Social Programs WorkTuesday, Jul 8, 2014
- Macur – Cycle of Lies: The Fall of Lance ArmstrongThursday, Jul 3, 2014
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