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A Better Path for the U.S. in the Middle East? And the Green Shadow Cabinet

04/30/13 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Tuesday)
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Good morning, welcome to Radioactivity. I'm Rob Lorei. Coming up we'll speak with Pulitzer Prize winning reporter David Rohde about his new book BEYOND WAR: Reimagining American Influence in a New Middle East (Viking). Rhode has covered U.S. military involvement in Iraq, Afghanistan, Libya and other parts of the Middle East and South Asia. He was held captive by the Taliban for seven months beginning in 2009.

Later we'll talk with Kevin Zeese who is the Attorney General in a new project-...

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Journalist discusses Afghanistan-Pakistan situation listen

04/08/09 Mitch E. Perry
WMNF Drive-Time News Wednesday
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Intelligence officials in Pakistan say two alleged militants and a civilian have been killed in a suspected U.S. missile strike.

It happened in the tribal region of northwestern Pakistan, according to officials citing informants and agents in the field. They say a drone came under fire from people in a car. The missile hit the car and also damaged some shops, wounding at least five villagers and killing one.

It comes a day after the New York Times reports that the U.S. Special Envoy t...

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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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Marines to stay in Afghanistan a month longer listen

07/03/08 Mitch E. Perry
WMNF Drive-Time News Thursday
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The Pentagon has extended the tour of 2,200 U.S. Marines in Afghanistan, after insisting for months the unit would come home on time.

The Marines said the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit, which is doing combat operations in the volatile south, will stay an extra 30 days and come home in early November rather than October.

The news comes a day after Admiral Michael Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said that more troops were needed in Afghanistan, but the Pentagon did not h...

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