Here And There with Dave Marash

So the Department of Homeland Security wasn't shut down after all.  But does it work? Retiring Senator Tom Coburn said the answer was NO.  Dan Lips helped write the Senator's blistering report. DHS, 5 missions, 5 failures....

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It's been 4 years since NATO, with the US "leading from behind," achieved "regime change" in Libya, overthrowing the eccentric dictator Muammar Gadafi.  What's happened since.  Award-winning Libyan journalist and scholar Mustafa Fetouri gives his answer in 3 words: "Things got worse."

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Today on HERE AND THERE, my guest is M J Rosenberg, one of the top analysts of Israeli-American relations.  He'll size up Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's controversial address to Congress...what he said, why he said it, and what good or harm it did to the American-Israeli relationship and Netanyahu's campaign for re-election.

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Today on HERE AND THERE, my guest is investigative reporter Douglas Gillison of 100 Reporters, aka 100R.org... the subject: the world's biggest money launderers, and how the big banks' big bankers get their stay out of jail cards, even after moving millions for terrorists, drug cartels and other criminals.

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Today on HERE AND THERE, my guest is Keith Johnson, senior reporter on global energy issue for Foreign Policy Magazine and foreignpolicy.com.  The subject: the oil price crash and how big and how hurtful the fallout will be, and who will be hurt worst:  Vladimir Putin and Russia?

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Today on HERE AND THERE, my guest is Albuquerquean Patrick Barrett who tells about having "the conversation" with his children about how young African-Americans should conduct themselves in the presence of police, and about starting a community conversation with the APD.

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Today on HERE AND THERE our guest is journalist Peter Katel, on the youth gangs terrorizing Central America, sending children fleeing to the US border.  Their leaders honed their gangland skills in Los Angeles, were deported home and then, the real trouble began.

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Today on HERE AND THERE our guest is reknowned global journalist Christian Caryl of Foreign Policy.com's Democracy Lab...on the plight of the world's largest nation without a state...the Kurds of Iran, Iraq, Syria and Turkey.  Will Kurdish fighters from Syria and Iraq lead the fight against the Islamic State?

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Today on HERE AND THERE our guest is NM In Depth investigative reporter Trip Jennings on the wound that will not heal: the NM Behavioral Health Services "scandal" scandal.  The real scandals are the inflated charges, the pre-mature judgments and the glacial progress of getting to the truth.

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Today on HERE AND THERE our guest is David Rothkopf, CEO and Editor of The FP Group, Foreign Policy Magazine and the foreignpolicy.com website.  When it comes to the foreign policies of the Obama Administration, Rothkopf is no fan, but he says the processes of the Obama White House might be even worse.  Of course, he admits, a lot of their problems were inherited.

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