Matt Duss

Matt Duss the¬†President, Foundation for Middle East Peace, explains how President Obama’s foreign policy views going back to his first run for President led to the diplomatic breakthrough with Iran. What was the actual nature of Iran’s nuclear program? The Bush Administration and the expansion of Iran’s nuclear efforts. What sanctions remain on Iran after […]
Micah Uetricht, the Web Editor of In These Times explains Rahm Emanuel getting forced into a runoff in the Chicago Mayoral race matters. The progressive politics of Rahm’s opponent Chuy Garcia. The Chicago Teachers Union strike and the movement against Emanuel. Community activism and the response to the right wing Emanuel agenda. Also can Emanuel […]
Journalist Charlie Pierce explains his family history and the immigrant experience, the humanitarian crisis at the US Mexico border, how our policies in Central America helped create a culture of violence, Republican Affordable Care Act delusions, the state of Netroots and Elizabeth Warren’s attack on “free trade”. Stephanie Kelton ssociate Professor and Chair of the […]
Matt Duss of the Center For American Progress explains the roots of Iraq’s current crisis, why the surge and the Sunni awakening did not create a new political culture in Iraq, how Iraq’s Sunni’s are repressed, how powerful is ISIS? Internal Sunni divisions in Iraq, why the Kurds are succeeding, remembering the full history of […]
Matt Duss of the Center for American Progress, explains how Hassan Rouhani won Iran’s last presidential election, why Iran’s Supreme Leader is softening his hardline stance, Iran’s economic crisis, Obama’s strategic success with Iran, how Rouhani has shifted nuclear policy and Iran could be brought back into compliance with the NPT and what are the […]
Matt Duss of the Center For American Progress: explained how Syria’s uprising turned into civil war, the refugee crises outside of Syria’s borders, the role of climate change and economic stagnation in the Arab uprisings, Syria’s strategic importance to Iran, Russia and America, what can airstrikes achieve, ¬†could the parties return to negotiations and will […]
On today’s extended show from Netroots Nation: Think Progress’s Matt Duss, explained the roots of Turkey’s protest movement, and what a progressive foreign policy. Cliff Schecter, explained why Netroots its no longer an insurgency, Immigration reform maybe closer to passing and more reactions to the tragic death of Michael Hastings. Ari Berman, explained the recent […]