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On Military Spending and National Defense: Interview with William Hartung

by William D. Hartung

Harvard Political Review, Aug-03-2016 | Interview

Having served as the director of the Arms Trade Resource Center at the World Policy Institute in the past, William Hartung is the current director of the Arms and Security Project at the Center for International Policy. In addition, he has worked as a speechwriter, policy analyst, and author, who has published several books on the critique of U.S. arms sales policies. He has been featured on Huffington Post, The New York Times, CNN, and more... Read More »

Gorilla Radio with Chris Cook, Laura Carlsen, Ingmar Lee, Janine Bandcroft July 13, 2016

by Laura Carlsen

Gorilla Radio, Jul-13-2016 | Interview

The war against environmentalists and the indigenous people of Honduras continues. Last week, the body of Lesbia Yaneth Urquía was discovered in a garbage dump... Read More »

Striking teachers in Oaxaca face neoliberal cuts and government bullets.

by Laura Carlsen

This Is Hell!, Jul-11-2016 | Interview

Live from Mexico City, Laura Carlsen reports on teachers' strike in Oaxaca - from the protest's struggle against neoliberal labor and education policy changes that strip worker rights and ignore surging economic inequality, to the state's deadly response to this and other challenges to their economic agenda - and updates us on the political aftermath of the government killing of Honduran activist Berta Cáceres. Laura spoke to the Real News Network for their segment "Nine Killed in Police Crackdown on Oaxaca Teacher's Strike"... Read More »

Laura Carlsen discusses Mexico’s missing guns crisis

by Laura Carlsen

CCTV, Jun-21-2016 | Video, Interview

For more about what U.S. could do to stop the flow of guns into Mexico and the crisis of Mexico’s missing guns, CCTV America’s Mike Walter spoke to Laura Carlsen, director of the Americas Program at the Center for International Policy. She’s also a columnist for Foreign Policy In Focus... Read More »

Nine Killed in Police Crackdown on Oaxaca Teacher's Strike

by Laura Carlsen

The Real News Network, Jun-21-2016 | Video, Interview

Laura Carlsen of the Center for International Policy says that Oaxacan teachers are protesting not only teacher evaluations, but also the entirety of neoliberal reform under Pena Nieto... Read More »

As Saudis Continue Deadly Bombing of Yemen, Is Obama Trading Cluster Munitions for Riyadh's Loyalty?

by William D. Hartung

Democracy Now!, Apr-21-2016 | Interview

President Obama’s fourth visit to Saudi Arabia for a meeting with leaders of the Gulf Cooperation Council comes as human rights organizations have been pressing Congress to block arms sales to the kingdom in the wake of Saudi-led coalition strikes in Yemen. The United Nations estimates more than 3,000 civilians have been killed since the Saudi bombing campaign began last March. We speak with William Hartung, senior adviser to the Security Assistance Monitor, who recently wrote in The New York Times that "Obama Shouldn’t Trade Cluster Bombs for Saudi Arabia’s Friendship." Hartung is also the director of the Arms and Security Project at the Center for International Policy. His latest book is called "Prophets of War: Lockheed Martin and the Making of the Military-Industrial Complex."... Read More »

GOP Candidates Trump, Cruz Follow ISIS Script By Stoking Hate and Fear Against Muslims

by Melvin A. Goodman

Between the Lines, Mar-30-2016 | Interview

Interview with Mel Goodman, former CIA analyst and senior fellow at the Center for International Policy, conducted by Scott Harris, executive producer of Between The Lines... Read More »

Mel Goodman on Robert White (and More)

by Melvin A. Goodman

Tell Somebody, Jan-07-2016 | Interview

Melvin A. Goodman was a guest on the January 7, 2016 edition of Tell Somebody: A weekly public affairs program on KKFI-FM 90.1, Kansas City community radio. Goodman is a senior fellow at the Center for International Policy where he was a colleague of the late Robert White, former US ambassador to El Salvador, and was a CIA analyst and colleague of Ray McGovern. He is the author of National Insecurity: The Cost of American Militarism, and of the forthcoming book The Path to Dissent: A Whistleblower at the CIA... Read More »

The FARC and the Colombian government continue to reach for peace

by Laura Carlsen

CCTV America, Dec-18-2015 | Video, Interview

Since 2012, the Colombian government has been negotiating a peace deal with Latin America’s largest guerilla army, the FARC. This comes after an armed conflict between the two sides that has lasted more than 50 years and seen 200,000 people killed and millions displaced. Political analyst Laura Carlsen joins Elaine Reyes on the set of “Americas Now to discuss the current state of the peace talks.... Read More »

Venezuela And The Waning Pink Tide

by Laura Carlsen

On Point, Dec-08-2015 | Interview

Laura Carlsen speaks on NPR’s On Point about Venezuela’s major election Sunday Dec. 8 where the opposition took the legislative majority... Read More »

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