Guest Host: Steve Roberts

America’s leaders wants to ensure the security of U.S. citizens by deploying a high-tech missile defense system, but Russia, China, and many of our European allies say the plan is profoundly misguided. Guest host Steve Roberts moderates a panel discussion about the potential costs of missile defense to U.S foreign policy efforts and how these costs could be reduced or avoided.

Guests

  • Robert Zoellick former Undersecretary of State
  • Thomas Graham president of the Lawyers' Alliance for World Security
  • Michael Krepon founding president of the Henry L. Stimson Center, Diplomat Scholar at the University of Virginia, and author of "Better Safe than Sorry: The Ironies of Living with the Bomb." (Stanford University Press, 2009)

Related Links

Topics + Tags

Comments

comments powered by Disqus
Most Recent Shows

Friday News Roundup – International

Friday, Apr 29 2016An airstrike on a hospital in Syria kills dozens. A report condemns Mexico's investigation into the massacre of college students. And Donald Trump's "America First" speech concerns U.S. allies. A panel of journalists joins guest host Susan Page for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Friday News Roundup – Domestic

Friday, Apr 29 2016Ted Cruz tries to reboot his campaign by announcing a running mate. Bernie Sanders begins cutting staff but vows to stay in the race until the final primary in June. And former House Speaker Dennis Hastert is sentenced to prison after admitting he sexually abused teenage boys. A panel of journalists joins guest host Susan Page for analysis of the week's top national news stories.

Wayne Pacelle: “The Humane Economy”

Thursday, Apr 28 2016This has been a significant year for the animal rights movement. Sea World vowed to stop breeding orcas. And Walmart pledged to sell only cage-free eggs. The head of the Humane Society on how consumer pressure and innovation are driving animal protection.