January 28, 2017
America Abroad: U.S.-Russia Relations in the Trump Era
This time on America Abroad, a look at at the post-election state of the US relationship with Russia. We'll explore the cyber warfare and the security strategies on both sides; We'll discuss Russia's relationship with NATO and its interests in the Baltics; And we'll hear how people in Russia view the US, Putin, and their country's long economic recession.
January 21, 2017
Truth, Politics and Power: An Inauguration Special
As a new president takes the oath of office, his tactics and style draw comparisons to Fascism…parallels some find ridiculous, others, troubling. Host Neal Conan examines the similarities and differences between the facists of the 1930s and '40s and the 45th President of the United States.
January 14, 2017
Intelligence Squared U.S.
Is Obama's foreign policy a failure?
For many, Obama’s presidency will be defined by its accomplishments. Taking out Osama bin Laden, disengaging from fights in the Middle East that America cannot win, and defusing the threat of a nuclear Iran. But for others, it has been marked by missteps and retreat—pulling back where action and leadership was needed, and presiding over policies that strengthened our adversaries and disheartened our friends. Has Obama’s foreign policy been a success? The debaters are Eliot Cohen, Derek Chollet, Kristen Silverberg, and Vikram Singh.
January 7, 2017
The Agonizingly Long 2016 Musician Memorial Special
There's no getting around it. 2016 seemed like an especially costly year in the world of music with the deaths of far too many favorites. Music producer Paul Ingles gently hosts a music hour that features tracks from 18 of those who passed in 2016. Bowie, Prince, Glenn Frey, Mose Allison, Guy Clark, the "E-L" in Emerson, Lake and Palmer, Leonard Cohen, Leon Russell and a few more.