News & Public Affairs04/09/12 Janelle Irwin
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The United States has sent a second aircraft carrier into the Persian Gulf raising concerns that continued U.S. intervention could spark conflict. At an unrelated event this morning in Town N Country, U.S. Senator Bill Nelson told WMNF the deployment of the nuclear-powered USS Enterprise is a response to President Barack Obamaâs promise to thwart nuclear weapon development in Iran.
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10/12/11 Josh Holton
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Last week the St. Petersburg Times reported the Tampa Police Department was considering a range of security measures for next yearâs Republican National Convention. But the [police have backed away from one part of that inventory, unmanned aerial surveillance aircraft](http://www.tampabay.com/blogs/baybuzz/content/no-drones-after-all-tampas-republican-national-c...9 comments
10/10/11 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Friday)
Coming up we'll talk with Rev. Bruce Wright of St. Petersburg who is taking part in Occupy DC this month. He along with several other peace activists were pepper-sprayed Saturday when they tried to protest an exhibit of unmanned drones at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC. Later we'll open the phone lines and take your phone calls.7 comments
08/18/11 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Thursday) Listen to this entire show:
We spoke with St. Petersburg Times reporter Susan Taylor Martin who recently returned from a reporting trip to Pakistan. A country that has nuclear weapons, is a US ally but which has huge internal problems. Whatâs the future of Pakistan? Weâll talk about that in a moment.
But first one listener comment about yesterdayâs program on which we talked about the Governor taking advantage of the stateâs cut rate health insurance program for some top state work...2 comments
04/22/11 wire reports including AP
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U.S. unmanned Predator drones are now providing 24-hour combat air patrols over Libya.
President Barack Obama approved the use of armed drones on ground forces for the first time since America turned over control of the operation to NATO on April 4th.
At a news conference in Iraq, chair of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Admiral Mike Mullen says it remains to be seen whether Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi will remain in power.
"From a strategic perspective, I think the clearer the long te...