This week Dennis Wholey speaks to Dr. Robert Kagan of the Brookings Institution about his new book, The World America Made, which examines the modern world and the formative role America has had in its construction.
This week’s program explores the important lessons that we learned throughout 2012 by visiting a variety of interviews from the past year. Past guests from Asia, the Middle East, Latin America, Europe and the United States all explain interesting aspects of their respective cultures and weigh in on the most crucial concerns of the day. Guests include Secretary of Education, Arne Duncan; Prime Minister of Singapore, Lee Hsien Loong; Former Ambassador to the United States from Kazakhstan and current Foreign Minister of Kazakhstan, Erlan Idrissov; Dr. Zbigniew Brzezinski and many more.
This week Dennis Wholey speaks with Dr. Zbigniew Brzezinski about his new and best selling book, Strategic Vision: America and the Crisis of Global Power. Dr. Brzezinski explains his perspective on the the shift of global power from the West to the East.
This week Dennis Wholey speaks with Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Dana Priest about her new book, Top Secret America: The Rise of the New American Security State, which she co-wrote with Philip Arkin. The book explores the unknown magnitude of the U.S. anti-terror effort and the results of its presence
This week Dennis Wholey speaks with journalists representing 6 countries from around the globe in New York City. Together they discuss the current state of journalism in the United States and its varied roles abroad. Guests include Paola Messana, New York Bureau Chief of the Agence France Presse, Mujeeb Lodhi, Publisher and Chief Editor of Pakistan News, Lotus Chau, Chief Reporter at Sing Tao Newspapers New York, Dr. Chika Onyeani, Editor and Chief of the African Sun Times, Teresa Cabrera, Managing Director of Diario De Mexico USA, and Garry Pierre-Pierre, Publisher of the Haitian Times.
Dennis Wholey speaks with Dr. James Zogby about his new book “Arab Voices”. Dr. Zogby, who is also President of the Arab American Institute, discusses the need for the west to listen to what the Arab World has to say, and to understand that the lives of people around the world are not as different as many in the west believe.
This week Dennis Wholey speaks with renowned Washington Post columnist, David Ignatius about the recent events in Egypt, Tunisia and the current political climate of the Middle East.
This week on THIS IS AMERICA, Dennis Wholey speaks with Peter Bergen, CNN’s National Security Analyst and author of The Longest War; The Enduring Conflict between America and Al-Qaeda. Together they discuss Peter Bergen’s new book, the United State’s efforts to fight terrorism, and Bergen’s face to face encounter with Osama Bin Laden.