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Join host Carol Castiel each week as she and two advocates from the world of politics, culture, public policy, or academia debate and discuss a critical issue in the news.  This program brings depth, perspective, and insight to the world around us.

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Join host Carol Castiel each week as she and two advocates from the world of politics, culture, public policy, or academia debate and discuss a critical issue in the news.  This program brings depth, perspective, and insight to the world around us.

    Analysis: Congressional Hearings on the January 6 Attack on the US Capitol - June 25, 2022

    Analysis: Congressional Hearings on the January 6 Attack on the US Capitol - June 25, 2022

    Host Carol Castiel talks with Frances Lee, Princeton University and Matt Bennett, Third Way about the significance and political impact of a series of televised public hearings concerning the events that led to the January 6, 2021, violent attack on the US Capitol.

    • 25 min
    Missile Launches and a Possible Nuclear Test - Update on North Korea - June 17, 2022

    Missile Launches and a Possible Nuclear Test - Update on North Korea - June 17, 2022

    Bruce Klingner from the Heritage Foundation and Ellen Kim from the Center for Strategic and International Studies joins guest host Rick Pantaleo for an update on North Korea.

    • 25 min
    LATAM Update: 9th Summit of the Americas - June 10, 2022

    LATAM Update: 9th Summit of the Americas - June 10, 2022

    Carol Castiel talks with Eric Farnsworth, Americas Society and Council of the Americas, and Cynthia Arnson, Wilson Center who share their insights about the 9th Summit of the Americas that was held in Los Angeles from June 6th through June 10th 2022.

    • 25 min
    Update on Russia's war on Ukraine - June 03, 2022

    Update on Russia's war on Ukraine - June 03, 2022

    As Russia’s war on Ukraine approaches the 100-day mark, Carol Castiel talks with Andrea Kendall Taylor, Center for a New American Security and Jonathan Katz, German Marshall Fund of the United States about all aspects of the state of play.

    • 25 min
    US Politics Update: Abortion Rights, Mass Shootings, Midterms - May 27, 2022

    US Politics Update: Abortion Rights, Mass Shootings, Midterms - May 27, 2022

    Carol Castiel talks with Jim Kessler, vice president for policy Third Way & John Fortier, resident scholar, American Enterprise Institute about critical issues dominating the US political landscape including the epidemic of gun violence and mass shootings in America.

    • 25 min
    Combatting Propaganda: The Role of RFE/RL and RFA - May 20, 2022

    Combatting Propaganda: The Role of RFE/RL and RFA - May 20, 2022

    Carol Castiel speaks with Jamie Fly, CEO & President of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, & Bay Fang, CEO of Radio Free Asia, to discuss challenges facing US-funded international broadcasters to bring objective news/information to people around the globe, particularly where there is no free press.

    • 25 min

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