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Thursday, August 10, 2006

Shiites are a minority within Islam, but a majority within Iraq and Iran, now central to the world situation. Vali Nasr is the author of the new book, The Shia Revival: How Conflicts within Islam Will Shape the Future. Also, WNYC reporter Andrea Bernstein looks at the Empire State: George Pataki’s legacy and last night’s debate between Republicans K.T. McFarland and John Spencer, vying for the opportunity to run against Hilary Clinton for the U.S. Senate.

Blue Skies

Howard Safir, former New York Police Commissioner and Chairman and CEO of Safir Rossetti.
and
R.P. Eddy, Senior Fellow for Counterterrorism at the Manhattan Institute and Executive Director of the Center for Policing Terrorism (CPT).
-These terrorism experts offer analysis on the disrupted terror plot.

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Travel Advisory

Bob Henelly, WNYC reporter.
and
Cindy Rodriguez, WNYC reporter.
- report on travel advisory from Newark and J.F.K. airports.

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Grand Old Debate

Andrea Bernstein, WNYC reporter
- on the Republican Senatorial candidates' debate and Governor Pataki's legacy

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Islamic Schism

Vali Nasr, professor of Middle East and South Asia politics at the Naval Post-graduate School, adjunct senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, and author, The Shia Revival: How Conflicts within Islam Will Shape the Future (W.W. Norton, 2006)
- on the internecine conflicts in Islam between Sunni ...

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Air Traffic Control

Guy Martin, senior correspondent for Conde Nast Traveler.
- on how travellers should cope with flight restrictions and the heightened alert level on transatlantic flights.

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Andrea Bernstein




Andrea Bernstein

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Andrea Bernstein, WNYC reporter, offers commentary on the Republican Senatorial debate and the legacy of Governor Pataki. August 10, 2006.

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