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Robert Baer on Iran, Part 2 listen

10/17/08 Mitch E. Perry
WMNF Drive-Time News Friday
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Former CIA operative Robert Baer has written what some are calling one of the most important and original books on the Middle East in recent years. It’s called, The Devil We Know: Dealing With the New Iranian Superpower.

In the second part of our interview with Baer conducted earlier this week, we asked about his statement in the book that most Americans knowledge about Iran is accepted unconditionally from what the Bush administration says. WMNF asked Baer, isn’t that the case with most...

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Ex-CIA agent Robert Baer discusses Iran listen

10/16/08 Mitch E. Perry
WMNF Drive-Time News Thursday
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In Robert Baer’s new book, he says that because of indifference or ignorance, Iran has emerged as a nation every bit as capable of altering America’s destiny as traditional superpowers China and Russia.

Baer is the author of two previous New York Times best sellers. The second, See No Evil, which recounted his years as an ex-CIA operative, was the basis for the 2005 film Syrianna, which earned George Clooney as Oscar for his portrayal of Baer.

The new book is called, *The Devil W...

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Are Democrats pushing us to war with Iran?

07/05/08 Mary Glenney
From A Woman's Point of View
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Sarah van Gelder, editor of Yes! magazine talks about our actions in Iran and the state of nuclear disarmament.

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Is the U.S. planning to attack Iran?

07/02/08 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Wednesday)
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Welcome to Radioactivity. I’m Rob Lorei. Coming up: In the midst of rising acrimony, we’ll talk about the prospects for a U.S. attack on Iran.

But first some listener comments. Listeners called in with these comments on John McCain’s military record, Michael Parenti’s speech last Thursday on these airwaves and yesterday’s interview about the values Thomas Jefferson believed in.

Earlier today officials from Iran and the United States traded tough words as indications increased that the U...

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McCain campaign takes aim at Obama listen

06/04/08 Seán Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Wednesday
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The campaign of Sen. John McCain, the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, responded to Senator Barack Obama’s speech to AIPAC on a conference call today.

Connecticut Independent Sen. Joe Lieberman, who was the Democratic vice presidential candidate in 2000, said there was a disconnect in what Obama said about Iran on Wednesday compared to things he has said or done earlier in the campaign or in the Senate.

“I was troubled earlier in the year, during the campaign season when Sen...

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Controversial pastors and their candidates

05/08/08 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Thursday)
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The controversy over Rev. Jeremiah Wright's controversial soundbites has raged for months. Today WMNF played soundbites from two conservative Christian ministers, both of whom back Sen. John McCain for president.

Are their comments also worthy of national debate? Read and watch the comments and then comment.

Rod Parsley

[John Hagee](http://www.nytimes.com/2008/05/04/opinion/04rich.h...

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Bush doesn't believe Iran nuke report

01/14/08 Mitch E. Perry
WMNF Drive-Time News Monday
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Newsweek magazine is reporting that President George Bush in discussions last week with Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert all but disowned the National Intelligence Estimate released last month that says that Iran halted its nuclear program back in 2003.

An anonymous "senior administration official" tells Newsweek that Bush told the Israelis that he "can’t control what the intelligence community says, but that the conclusions in the NIE don’t reflect his own views.”

The magazine r...

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Pulitzer Prize winning reporter on nuclear arms listen

12/11/07 Mitch E. Perry
WMNF Drive-Time News Tuesday
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Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad today called a U.S. intelligence report concluding Iran stopped its nuclear weapons program four years ago a "step forward." The comments marked a change from Ahmadinejad's usually harsh anti-Western rhetoric.

Although Iran denies it ever had such a program, Ahmadinejad told reporters that an "entirely different" situation between the two countries could be created if more steps like the intelligence report followed.

Iran has said its nuclear pro...

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