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On Security Duke University

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    Flynn puts Iran on Notice; Nikki Haley is taking names; Fighting renews in Ukraine

    Flynn puts Iran on Notice; Nikki Haley is taking names; Fighting renews in Ukraine

    In this week On Security, David Schanzer discusses the myriad of national security challenges facing the Trump administration, including Iran's ballistic missile test, the refugee issue, and the renewed fighting and aggression in Ukraine. David analyzes the implications of the Trump administration's response on these issues thus far.

    Music Credit: Righteous by Silent Partner from You tube’s Audio Library www.youtube.com/watch?v=xPN-6AietBk

    • 9 min
    2016 Decrease in Muslim-Americans associated with violent extremism; Trump's rocky transition

    2016 Decrease in Muslim-Americans associated with violent extremism; Trump's rocky transition

    In this week On Security, Scott Briggaman interviews David Schanzer about the Triangle Center on Terrorism and Homeland Security's recent publication on Muslim-American relations that reports a significant decrease in the number of Muslim-Americans associated with violent extremism in 2016. Schanzer also covers Trump's first week as president and touches on some of his most controversial executive orders, including his order to build a Mexican border wall.

    Music Credit: Righteous by Silent Partner from You tube’s Audio Library www.youtube.com/watch?v=xPN-6AietBk

    • 13 min
    North Korea to launch ICBM; Chlsea Manning Released; Extinction of Primates

    North Korea to launch ICBM; Chlsea Manning Released; Extinction of Primates

    In this week's On Security, Professor David Schanzer and Scott Briggaman discuss a wide range of security issues including Chelsea Manning's prison sentence recently commuted by President Obama; the necessity of protecting and preserving the world's ecosystems; the escalation of the fight against ISIS in Libya; and North Korea's threat to launch intercontinental ballistic missiles as a welcome for newly inaugurated President Trump.

    Music Credit: Righteous by Silent Partner from You tube’s Audio Library www.youtube.com/watch?v=xPN-6AietBk

    • 11 min
    Comey pre-election letters; Trump & Intelligence Agencies; Tillerson on S. China Sea

    Comey pre-election letters; Trump & Intelligence Agencies; Tillerson on S. China Sea

    Audition Template: 1 Mono Host track (with Speech Volume Leveler), 1 Mono Interview track (with Speech Volume Leveler), 1 Stereo Sound FX with effects, 1 Stereo Music Bed track. 44.1k, 16 bit, Stereo Master.While 2017 has just begun, David Schanzer, Director of the Triangle Center on Terrorism and Homeland Security, and Scott Briggaman find plenty to discuss in the way of national security. This On Security episode delves into the political headlines most pertinent to issues of national security, including the investigation into FBI Director Comey's behavior during the election; Trump's relationship with the intelligence community; the leaked Trump dossier; Rex Tillerson's controversial comments on the South China Seas; and the disagreements that exist between the president-elect and his Secretary of Defense pick, James Mattis.

    Music Credit: Righteous by Silent Partner from You tube’s Audio Library www.youtube.com/watch?v=xPN-6AietBk

    • 12 min
    The Tragedy of Aleppo; an American Embassy in Jerusalem; reactions in the South China Seas

    The Tragedy of Aleppo; an American Embassy in Jerusalem; reactions in the South China Seas

    David Schanzer and Scott Briggaman round out 2016 by discussing a wide range of issues, starting with the tragedy of Aleppo and President Obama's failed foreign policy in the region. They also turn to the future, discussing the implications of Trump's most recent actions regarding China, Taiwan, Russia and Israel, and the implications these will have for American foreign policy in 2017 and beyond.

    Music Credit: Righteous by Silent Partner from You tube’s Audio Library www.youtube.com/watch?v=xPN-6AietBk

    • 15 min
    Trump's cabinet nominations; Angela Merke's niqab ban; Assad's impending victory in Aleppo

    Trump's cabinet nominations; Angela Merke's niqab ban; Assad's impending victory in Aleppo

    In this week On Security, David Schanzer, Director of the Triangle Center on Terrorism and Homeland Security, discusses the implications of Assad's impending victory in Syria. He and Scott Briggaman also discuss Angela Merkel's call for a ban on the full-face veil and the rise of populism across Europe. David also provides his take on Trump nominating three retired generals to cabinet positions, specifically, his most recent nomination of John Kelly as secretary of the Department of Homeland Security.

    Music Credit: Righteous by Silent Partner from You tube’s Audio Library www.youtube.com/watch?v=xPN-6AietBk

    • 16 min

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