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Michael Bloomberg on The View (15 Jan 2020)

Michael Bloomberg on The View (15 Jan 2020)

Presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg appeared on the view to discuss his campaign. Here are some excerpts from his appearance on the show. The View, YouTube, 15 Jan 2020. PART 1 https://youtu.be/3M1VkxQJ33s PART 2 https://youtu.be/5_hN28mSeCY PART 3...

Documentary: Lebanon and Hezbollah (9 Jan 2020)

Documentary: Lebanon and Hezbollah (9 Jan 2020)

Summary In Lebanon, Hezbollah now controls broad areas of political and social life. It has become a state within a state. How can the "Party of God" be confronted? In Lebanon, no important political decisions are taken any more without Hezbollah, the Shiite "party of...

Colombia: From Cocaine to Cacao (9 Jan 2020)

Colombia: From Cocaine to Cacao (9 Jan 2020)

In Colombia, the cultivation of coca, the main ingredient of cocaine, has nearly tripled over the past five years. As part of the 2016 peace agreement between the government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), the country has embarked on a unique...

Iran Analysis on Fox and CNN (6 Jan 2020)

Iran Analysis on Fox and CNN (6 Jan 2020)

Summary There have been a wide range of responses to the President's order to take out Qasem Soleimani. The praise and criticism mostly falls along predictable partisan lines, but some have departed from the status quo. Fox News host Tucker Carlson criticized...

VICE News: Iran’s Power Over Iraq (3 Jan 2020)

VICE News: Iran’s Power Over Iraq (3 Jan 2020)

Iran and Iraq fought one of the longest and bloodiest wars of the 20th century, which cost the lives of more than a million people and cemented the two countries’ rivalry in the decades that followed. But after ISIS took over wide swaths of Iraq, Iran came to Iraq's...

Hillary Clinton on the Howard Stern Show (Dec 2019)

Hillary Clinton on the Howard Stern Show (Dec 2019)

Here is the 4-part interview as posted to YouTube by the Howard Stern Show on 6 Dec 2019. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2kHUA-Zma1U https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PfRKsxxE-kc https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FravnY6GwTg https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QCgcGL_jDNI