articles tagged "Allen Ruff"

Aftermath of the Elections in Egypt

Thursday, 28 June 2012 | A Public Affair

On Thursday July 28th, Allen Ruff interviewed Stanford Professor of History and Middle East History Joel Beinin about the recent elections in Egypt. Professor Beinin outlined the implications of the Muslim Brotherhood victory and the extent to which Egypt’s military generals will cede power. Mohammed Morsi’s win in Egypt’s first free presidential election marks a great step on the tricky path to democracy. To read more about Professor Beinin: more »

NATO Dealings in the Middle East

Thursday, 21 June 2012 | A Public Affair

Allen interviewed Rick Rozoff from “Stop” They discussed conflicts across the Middle East and how, according to Rozoff, NATO has exacerbated these conflicts through select and ultimately detrimental intervention. “Stop NATO is a continuation of an e-mail mailing list started in 1999. Its main purpose is to document and oppose global militarist trends and an expanding theater of war that began in the Balkans in the 1990s and has since expanded into South Asia, the Middle East and Africa.” -Stop To read more from Stop To listen to the entire interview:     more »

Future of Progressives in Wisconsin and the Nation

Thursday, 14 June 2012 | A Public Affair

Allen interviewed editor of The Progressive magazine Matt Rothschild. After the victory of Scott Walker and Conservatives on June 5th, Allen and Matt discussed the missteps in the recall efforts and the future of Progressives in the state. “Matthew Rothschild is the editor of The Progressive magazine, which is one of the leading voices for peace and social justice in this country. Rothschild has appeared on Nightline, C-SPAN, The O’Reilly Factor, and NPR, and his newspaper commentaries have run in the Chicago Tribune, the L.A. Times, the Miami Herald, and a host of other newspapers. Rothschild is the host of “Progressive Radio,” a syndicated half-hour weekly interview program” -The Progressive To read more about The Progressive magazine: To …. more »

Afghans for Peace

Thursday, 7 June 2012 | A Public Affair

Allen Ruff interviewed Afghans for Peace member Suraia Sahar. They discussed US motives in the war in Afghanistan as well as anti-war and anti-interventionist activism more broadly. “Afghans for Peace (AFP) is an alliance of Afghans from various ethnic, religious, socio-economic, cultural, and political backgrounds with a united vision for a democratic, all inclusive, just and peaceful Afghanistan. AFP consists of students, professionals, community leaders, and socio-politically aware activists.” -Afghans for Peace For more information: Click below to hear the entire show: more »

US Interests in Central Asia

Thursday, 31 May 2012 | A Public Affair

Allen Ruff interviewed freelance journalist Joshua Kucera about US interests in Central Asia. Kucera specializes in foreign affairs and international relations and is based in Washington D.C. He discussed with Allen the complex relationship between the United States and the Central Asian states. Kucera has spent a great deal of time traveling and reporting on countries Throughout Central Asia. Read more about Joshua Kucera and his travels: Listen to the interview in full: more »

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