Here And There with Dave Marash

Today on HERE AND THERE,  The Chinese stock market continues to slide downward, dragging lots of other markets and economies down with it.  What burst the bubble?  Why has the slide been so hard to stop?  And what further financial catastrophes might lie ahead?  Economics professor and journalist Daniel Altman on the shadow across the Chinese banking system, and the threat of global contagion, on HERE AND THERE.

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Today on HERE AND THERE,  The longest war in American history is getting longer.  After 14 years, there are still 10,000 American soldiers, and 12,000 American military contractors in Afghanistan, and the Obama Administration wants to slow down scheduled reductions in that force.  Robert Grenier ran the CIA operation in Afghanistan at the beginning of the war.  Hear his thoughts on what’s happened since, on HERE AND THERE

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Today on HERE AND THERE, there’s a flood of immigrants, many of them fleeing war in Syria and Libya, or just hard times in North and Central Africa, looking for better lives in Europe.  Al Jazeera English’s Rob Reynolds on the some places friendly, some places fierce reception they’ve been getting.

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Today on HERE AND THERE, Does Pope Francis believe in miracles?  Indeed he does, but what exactly qualifies as a miracle?  Journalist and author John Thavis says can be a hard question for the Vatican to answer.  He’ll tell us how they do it.

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Today on HERE AND THERE, The Iran nuclear agreement proved bitterly divisive for American Jews, but American journalist Larry Cohler-Esses, just back from Iran, says Jews there like the agreement andreject the idea that their countryman want to attack Israel.

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Today on HERE AND THERE, While in the US Republicans continue to grumble about, and say they'll keep fighting the nuclear deal in Iran, American journalist Reese Ehrlich says, his recent trip to Iran showed him a people ready for peace and,  they hope, economic progress.

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Today on HERE AND THERE, In Libya, the UN negotiator says peace is at hand, but journalist Mustafa Fetouri in Tripoli finds it hard to believe, as he says the rival wannabe governments in Tripoli and Tobruk can find little they agree on.

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Today on HERE AND THERE, management at Sandia labs uses money meant to go to cutting edge research to lobby Congress to extend its contract …while long-standing safety failures at Los Alamos Labs shut down 2 crucial programs for years.  Who gets punished?  Investigative reporter Patrick Malone says the answer is – nobody.

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Today on HERE AND THERE, Could using a toothpaste past its sell-by date put a prisoner into solitary confinement?  A military hearing decided the answer for Chelsea Manning was no, but just holding a hearing to ask the question, her lawyer Nancy Hollander says, is an example of the harassment facing America’s most famous trans-gender whistleblower.

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