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World Focus – October 8, 2017 – Blase Interviews Matthew Hoh – Part Three

Friends, as members of the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation, we say congratulations to our friends and colleagues around the world who are part of an international campaign to abolish nuclear weapons, ICAN. The Nobel Committee awarded ICAN the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize for its work to...
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World Focus – October 1, 2017 – Matthew Hoh

We’re just very proud of the awakening that is taking place internationally. And friends, I have the good pleasure today of having a return visit from Matthew Hoh. Matthew Hoh is a Senior Fellow at the Center for International Policy and is the former Director of the...
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World Focus – September 17, 2017 – Blase’s Reflections on 9/11; Guests Theresa Bonpane and Rev Janet McKeithen

Friends, here we are 16 years after September 11, 2001 and I was trying this week to see who might have a clear handle on what happened and what this began. And I couldn’t help but think of Dahr Jamail, one of the great unembedded journalists of this terrible war who has...
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World Focus – September 10, 2017 – Blase’s Commentary on North Korea

Friends, we’ve had many comments regarding the racist violence that has gone on. According to David Swanson, the answer to racist violence is not anti-racist violence or pacifism. The idea that those are the only two choices is ridiculous. I would mention that this is a...
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World Focus – September 3, 2017 – Matthew Hoh

I’m privileged to have Matthew Hoh as a guest. He’s a senior fellow at the Center for International Policy, a former director of the Afghan Study Group. Matthew is also a former Marine Corps officer who took part in the Iraq war. In 2009, he resigned his state...
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World Focus – August 27, 2017 – Addicted to War; Interview with Frank Dorrel

World Focus – August 27, 2017 – Addicted to War When will hold American officials and military accountable for killing tens of thousands of civilians in Mosul? One city only! And for conducting a cynical propaganda campaign to minimize accountability and worldwide...
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Blase Interviews Greg Palast

Hello friends. I’m privileged today to have a man that the Guardian called “the most important investigative reporter of our time, up there with Woodward and Bernstein.” Palast has broken front page stories for BBC Television, News Night, the Guardian and Nation...
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Blase Interviews Melvin Goodman

Friends, I’m privileged today to have Melvin Goodman on World Focus. Mel began his career in intelligence with the US Army, where he worked as a cryptographer. He went on to teach at the National War College as a professor of international security and is currently adjunct...
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Blase’s Commentary on Jeremy Scahill in Conversation with Alfred McCoy

You know, friends, teaching for many years, I thought it was extremely important to ask students their opinion. In fact, many tests that I gave were simply what is your opinion of such and such. Why is that important? Because it tells us where we stand. No some students told me...
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