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Libya No-Fly Zone Vote

Friday, March 18, 2011

Steve Clemons, director of the American Strategy Program at the New America Foundation and the man behind the popular political blog "The Washington Note", and Fred Kaplan, "War Stories" columnist at Slate and a Schwartz Senior Fellow at the New America Foundation, discuss how the U.N. Security Council voted to authorize military action to protect civilians in Libya.

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Omar Al-Nidawi and Fred Kaplan

Wednesday, September 01, 2010

Omar Al-Nidawi, political analyst and co-author of the blog "Iraq the Model," and Fred Kaplan, "War Stories" columnist for Slate, comment on Obama's latest speech on the war in Iraq.

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Kaplan on General McCrystal and Obama Address

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

President Obama is set to speak about General McChrystal and the future of U.S. military leadership in Afghanistan. Fred Kaplan, who writes the "War Stories" column for Slate, returns to discuss what to watch for.

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Reaction to General McChrystal Speaking Out

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Fred Kaplan, who writes the "War Stories" column for Slate, and George Packer, New Yorker staff writer, react to General McChrystal's criticism of the White House in a Rolling Stone profile and whether it could result in a leadership change in the military effort in Afghanistan.

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Kaplan and Packer on Drone Warfare

Monday, May 31, 2010

Fred Kaplan, national-security columnist for Slate.com and the author of 1959: The Year Everything Changed (Wiley, 2009), and George Packer, New Yorker staff writer and the author of Interesting Times: Writings from a Turbulent Decade (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2009), talk about the use of drones and unmanned aircraft in combat.

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Drone Warfare

Friday, April 09, 2010

Fred Kaplan, national-security columnist for Slate.com and the author of 1959: The Year Everything Changed (Wiley, 2009), and George Packer, New Yorker staff writer and the author of Interesting Times: ...

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Underreported: The Massive Obama 2011 Defense Budget

Thursday, April 08, 2010

President Obama’s Nuclear Posture Review was released this week and has been hailed in some arms control circles for its limits on the first-use of nuclear weapons by the United States. But, the Obama Administration’s FY 2011 defense budget—even when adjusted for inflation—is larger than any Pentagon budget since World ...

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The Mission in Afghanistan

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Fred Kaplan, columnist at Slate.com, and Bobby Ghosh, senior editor at Time, discuss General McChrystal's assessment of the war in Afghanistan and the effort to combat the Taliban and Al-Qaeda there.

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1959

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Slate columnist Fred Kaplan argues that it was in 1959 that the country shifted from its pre-WWII traditions to the individualistic, question-authority world of today. In 1959: The Year Everything Changed, he discusses three key events served as catalysts for vast changes that ushered in the modern world: ...

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Our Foreign Policy Daydream

Thursday, February 07, 2008

Fred Kaplan, author and "war stories" columnist for Slate.com, discusses his new book Daydream Believers: How a Few Grand Ideas Wrecked American Power.

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But Was It Good For Democracy?

Thursday, February 07, 2008

Super Tuesday saw heavy turnout at the polls, but revealed a patchwork of primaries, caucuses, and confusing delegate counts. Robert George, Benjamin Barber, and David Epstein join us to discuss whether our primary system is damaging our Democracy. Plus: A new series celebrating black history month, and Fred Kaplan discusses ...

Iraq War: Budget Breakdown

Friday, August 31, 2007

Fred Kaplan, who writes the "War Stories" column for Slate.com, offers analysis on military spending in Iraq, and the additional $50 billion Bush plans to ask Congress for.

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