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Fred Kaplan

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Russia News: Ceasefire And Email Hacks

Friday, September 16, 2016

While US and Russia are working to negotiate a ceasefire in Syria, Americans are blaming the Russian government for a series of email hacks.  

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Takeaways From the Candidates' First Joint Appearance

Thursday, September 08, 2016

Fred Kaplan from Slate and listeners discuss their takeaways from the first joint appearance for the presidential candidates. 

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Clinton Emails: Classified Without Consequence?

Thursday, July 07, 2016

Are the emails the "one of the most overhyped news stories" this year, or a serious national security risk?

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The U.S. Charges Iranian Hackers Over Cyberattacks

Friday, March 25, 2016

The U.S. has charged 7 Iranian hackers over cyberattacks on American banks and a dam in Rye Brook, NY. Hear whether the charges will prevent future cyberattacks, or escalate a cyberwar.

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The Secret History, and Future, of Cyber War

Friday, March 04, 2016

"War Games," the 1983 movie starring Matthew Broderick and Ally Sheedy, was not only a great film. President Reagan saw it as a wake-up call that cyber war would become a reality.

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Apple vs. the FBI

Friday, February 26, 2016

Is the fight between Apple and the FBI about lofty principles of privacy vs. national security, or more about respective self-interests? 

Is the Ceasefire in Syria Just a Moral Victory?

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

With 19 countries involved with trying to bring peace to Syria, the recent ceasefire shows there's not always power in numbers.

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ISIS Battle Renewed

Monday, November 16, 2015

Fred Kaplan, Slate's War Stories columnist discuss U.S. foreign policy and encryption in the wake of the Paris attacks.

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Ground Troops Will Remain in Afghanistan

Thursday, October 15, 2015

Slate's Fred Kaplan discusses Obama's announcement that troops will remain in Afghanistan at the end of his term, and Clinton's debate performance on foreign policy.

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Searching for a Remedy for Ramadi

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Slate's Fred Kaplan discusses Obama's latest attempt to tackle ISIS in Iraq: authorizing 450 additional American military trainers to help Iraqi forces retake the city of Ramadi.

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Episode 5: Marking Their Territory

Wednesday, April 08, 2015

Brooke discusses the fifth episode of House of Cards with Fred Kaplan and Patti Solis-Doyle.
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Episode 5: Marking Their Territory

Monday, March 30, 2015

Brooke discusses the fifth episode of House of Cards with Fred Kaplan and Patti Solis-Doyle.
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Realpolitik in the Middle East

Monday, March 30, 2015

Between ISIS, Yemen and Iran, Pres. Obama has his hands full of conflicting interests in the Middle East. Slate's Fred Kaplan discusses the president's political strategy in the region.

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On House of Cards 3: You Have Just Been Served

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Brooke discusses the third episode of the season with two foreign policy experts. 
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Episode 3: You Have Just Been Served

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Brooke discusses the third episode of the season with two foreign policy experts. 
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Permission to Wage War

Friday, February 13, 2015

President Obama has asked Congress for approval to use military force to fight ISIS. Slate's Fred Kaplan says the War Powers Act is mostly a charade, as lawmakers rarely turn it down.

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After 'Might and Right' Speech, What Changes?

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Fred Kaplan says at West Point, President Obama did something that perhaps no other president has: made clear when and how he would use force and when he would not.

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The Case Against Clemency for Snowden

Wednesday, January 08, 2014

Fred Kaplan, Slate's War Stories columnist, author of The Insurgents, and the Edward R. Murrow press fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations discusses his recent Slate piece, "Why Snowden Won't (and Shouldn't) Get Clemency."

 

 

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Monday Morning Politics: Post-Nuclear Options

Monday, November 25, 2013

Late Saturday night, President Obama announced an historic agreement with Iran to slow down that countries nuclear weapons development, in exchange for easing sanctions -- setting the table for a possible long-term deal. Fred Kaplan, "War Stories" correspondent for Slate and author of The Insurgents: David Petraeus and the Plot to Change the American Way of War (Simon & Schuster, 2013), and Julianna Goldman, White House correspondent for Bloomberg TV and Bloomberg News, discuss the details, from diplomacy to political impact.

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The President's Message on Syria

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Fred Kaplan, War Stories columnist for Slate, author of The Insurgents: David Petraeus and the Plot to Change the American Way of War, and Edward R. Murrow Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, talks about last night's Presidential address and the chance of a developing compromise.

 

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