Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is back in America for another opening session of the United Nations General Assembly. Will he be outrageous and defiant or will he once again try to work the charm offensive? And what did we learn about the Iranian nuclear program from the latest UN report that is very critical of the terrorist-sponsoring regime? We ask Alireza Jafarzadeh, the man who first warned the world of Iran’s nuclear weapons ambitions.
Russian and Georgian leaders have signed a cease-fire agreement, but while Moscow claims the fighting is over, the signs on the ground suggest something very different. What is Russia really up to and will the international community be able to do anything about it? Tell us what you think Russia’s real ambitions are?
On Monday, Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf resigned just as his impeachment trial was scheduled to begin. So what does it mean for the United States that Musharraf is out? Will it help or hinder our efforts in the war against Islamic extremists? And what happens to the Pakistani nukes? Share your thoughts on this major transition and tell us what the U.S. policy ought to be towards Pakistan?
Russian forces attacked Georgia on Friday as a longstanding dispute over a Georgian territory. Why is this happening? How much could it escalate? What is Russia’s real endgame? Listen to the podcast with Russia expert Ilan Berman, read the story below and tell us what you think about the evolving story!
Pakistan is the real impediment to crushing al qaeda and the taliban. Find out why two national security experts believe this and tell us what you think the U.S. posture ought to be!
A military jury says Osama bib Laden’s driver is guilty of supporting terrorism but not guilty of conspiracy to commit it. Why the divided decision? Does this show the fairness of the system or how we’re going too far to accommodate suspected terrorists? Listen to our conversation with former Gitmo prosecutor Kyndra Rotunda and sound off with your own comments.
Does Iraq’s growing surplus mean it should start footing the bill for reconstruction? Should they reimburse us for the billions we’ve spent rebuilding there? Should we cut a deal for cheaper oil? Read the full story, listen to the podcast with Gen. Paul Vallely and sound off with your ideas!