David Rohde- Beyond War

David_Rohde-150x150David welcomes author David Rohde to chat about his new book Beyond War: Reimagining American Influence in a New Middle East. Perhaps best known for his time as a captive of the Taliban from 2008 to 2009, Rohde uses his knowledge on the area to examine ways that Middle Eastern foreign policy needs change to avoid failure.

Original Air Date: 5-09-2013

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Richard Barrett – The Boston Bombers

Richard_Barrett-150x150David is joined by Richard Barrett of the Soufan to chat about the Tsarnaev brothers and the likelihood they had any help becoming radicalized and gaining the bomb-making skills that ultimately led to the Boston Marathon bombings. Barrett is a recognized global expert on terrorism who frequently appears as a panelist in related conferences and whose commentary is regularly featured in the press. He is also a contributing member of the Soufan Group.

Original Air Date: 5-07-2013


Roberta Grossman – Hava Nagila (The Movie)

Roberta_Grossman-150x150David chats with director Roberta Grossman about her new film Hava Nagila – The Movie. Perhaps one of the most recognizable songs – certainly in Jewish culture – Hava Nagila is often considered nothing more than kitsch or a simple dance song. However, the song has much deeper meaning and is sought out by Grossman through interviews with musicians like Harry Belafonte, Connie Francis, and Regina Spektor.

Original Air Date: 5-02-2013