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Kathryn Lavelle discusses her newest book, Money and Banks in the American Political System. Michael Adler gives an update on the Iranian nuclear negotiations.
Nancy Sherman explores the psychological and moral burdens borne by those in the U.S. military. Eric Olson discusses the legacy of Hugo Chavez on Venezuela and Latin America.
Wilson Forum - The Thistle and the Drone: How America’s War on Terror Became a Global War on Tribal Islam
Author, diplomat, and scholar Akbar Ahmed discusses his new book “The Thistle and the Drone.” The book reveals an important yet largely ignored result of the war on terror’s increased use of drones in combat zones.
Air Force Colonel Wolfe Davidson focuses on the role of U.S. special forces in military operations. In our second segment we discuss the latest attempts to negotiate with Iran over its nuclear program with journalist and public policy scholar Michael Adler.
Darryl Fears, Bob Deans, and Geoff Dabelko join our environment roundtable segment for a discussion on climate change in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. Also, we take a look at what we might expect in the foreign policy arena during President Obama’s second term with Washington Post Associate Editor and Columnist, David Ignatius.
Robert Litwak, Vice President for Scholars and Academic Relations and Director of the International Security Studies Program.
Mark Mazzetti, national security correspondent for the New York Times and public policy scholar at the Wilson Center.
Molly Sinclair McCartney, Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar and journalist with more than thirty years of experience as a reporter at five different newspapers, including the Washington Post and Miami Herald.
Ambassador Akbar Ahmed, the Ibn Khaldun Chair of Islamic Studies at American University; Michael Kugelman, Program Associate, Asia Program, Woodrow Wilson Center
This week on dialogue guests Captain Pete Pagano and Colonel Mark Desens discuss their nine month deployment across Southwest Asia, the Middle East, and the Mediterranean.