CACI Chairman Jack London joins us to discuss the most difficult allegations the firm had to rebut after the Abu Ghraib scandal erupted, how the firm began the difficult public relations campaign to set the record straight and how CACI is faring today – four years after this massive controversy.
Archives for December 2008
In the second half of our conversation with CACI Chairman Jack London, we learn about the most difficult allegationns the firm had to rebut after the Abu Ghraib scandal erupted, how the firm began the difficult public relations campaign to set the record straight and how CACI is faring today – four years after this massive controversy.
Military experts are in agreement that the armed forces badly need new air tankers to replace the current ones that have been in service since the 1950s, So why can’t the Pentagon get its act together and award a contract to build them? Why has the bidding process started and stopped multiple times? Which company is ready to go right now in building the tankers?
What were the faiths of our Founding Fathers? Were they deeply guided by their beliefs or just a bunch of deists as some of our history books lead us to conclude? How did their religious convictions guide them in the revolution, in the crafting of the Constitution and Bill of Rights and in debating whether there should be a separation of church and state? We ask Stephen Waldman, author of “Founding Faith”.
How well are we doing in the fight against radical Islamists? Is the decisive progress in Iraq reaping dividends throughout the Middle East? What are we not doing right or not doing at all that is critical to winning this struggle? And what are the three keys to actually winning (and not just managing) this war? Those are the questions we ask terrorism expert Dr. Walid Phares of the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies. His new book, “The Confrontation”, is the third in a three-volume series on how best to comprehend and defeat Islamic extremists while also winning the hearts and minds of the Middle East people.
In the 2nd half of our interview with Dr. Walid Phares, he elaborates on our current strategy to fight radical Islam and what he sees as the three ingredients needed for victory.
President-Elect Barack Obama has plenty of concerns awaiting him after being sworn into office on January 20. But should one of his priorities be to create a special commission to determine how best to fight rising crime rates? What would the commission actually accomplish and what kind of commitment would it want from the new president when it comes to supporting and funding the conclusions? That’s what we ask Ronald Ruecker, President of the International Association of Chiefs of Police.
What is the history of Christmas in America? What traditions were brought from England and which ones were created here in the colonies? And how did some of our most common holiday traditions begin? Listen here and hear the story of Christmas in America.
Listen here to learn about the significance of Christmas carols of two different kinds. Christmas songs to honor the birth of Christ and celebrate the joys of the season have become a staple this time of year. And ‘A Christmas Carol’ by Charles Dickens helped to create a special reverence for Christmastime as well. Learn about both by clicking here!
Christmas trees, presents, carols and cookies are some the traditions of the season we all enjoy. But what is the real reason to celebrate this day? Why is the birth of Jesus so significant? Why did he come to earth? Why do we fail to understand the full impact of Christmas unless we understand Easter as well? We ask Pastor Michael Easley.