Countering Violent Extremism

Humera Khan comes on the show to discuss countering violent extremism (CVE) and de-radicalisation. We talked about CVE strategies, how CVE differs from counter-terrorism, the role of social media in CVE, and much more.

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Iran Nuclear Negotiations

Jeffrey Lewis comes on the show to discuss Iran's nuclear program. We cover many arms control issues related to the ongoing negotiations.

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Khorasan, Jabhat al-Nusra, ISIS...

Aaron Zelin comes back on the show to discuss the Khorasan group, US-led airstrikes on Jabhat al-Nusra targets in addition to ISIS, the potential for JaN-ISIS reconciliation, jihadis in Gaza, and more.

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Kobani Crisis & Airstrikes in Syria

Update on the Conflict in Iraq

Joel Wing comes back on the show to discuss recent developments in Iraq. We talked about IS executions, Iraq's economic problems, Kurdish and Iraqi forces ability to work together, shelling of civilian areas, and more.

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