Episode

6/11 Heather Hurlburt, Matt Duss on Syria & Shannyn Moore, Alaska’s Pebble Mine

June 11, 2012

Syria and latest on Middle East jockeying with National Security Network Executive Director Heather Hurlburt and Matt Duss, Director of Middle East Progress at Center for American Progress.   Why Turkey must get involved, Russia’s role and the region’s sectarian divide.  Also, talking serious environmental and food supply threat from Pebble Mine Project in Alaska, blogger and podcaster Shannyn Moore.

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