Ian Masters
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 BACKGROUND BRIEFING is a radio program featuring international and national news, expert guests, policy makers, and critics offering analysis and insight on national security, foreign and domestic policy, political, cultural, and social issues.

Five days a week, Background Briefing asks knowledgeable and thoughtful experts to explain the complexities behind major news stories in long-format interviews.
Programs from Producer: Ian Masters
 program  producer  date  length
 : A Militant Mood in Israel as Politics Mole Further to the Right; The Perspective of a Former Palestinian Negotiator; Improving Fortunes for Democrats in the South
  Ian Masters 2014-07-22 00:59:00
 : Putin's Dilemma: Protect his Markets or Protect his Proxies in Ukraine; Will Growing Outrage Over Gaza Change America's Pro-Israel Stance; The Growing Number of Airliners Shot Down by Missiles
  Ian Masters 2014-07-21 00:59:00
 : A Military Analyst of the Ukraine / Russia Crisis; How Russians See the Crisis; Hawks are Driving the Ukraine and Gaza Wars
  Ian Masters 2014-07-20 00:59:00
 : Putin's Use of Russian Mercenaries Blows Up in his Face; A Civil Aviation Expert on the Shoot-Down of the Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777; Israeli's Ground Invasion of Gaza
  Ian Masters 2014-07-17 00:59:00
 : The Latest Ceasefire in Gaza; The New BRICS Bank and U.S. and E.U. Sanctions on Russia; Xenophobic, Racist and Absurd Claims of Central American Children Carrying Diseases
  Ian Masters 2014-07-16 00:59:00
 : A BRICS Alternative to the IMF and World Bank; Putin's Calibrated Destabilization of Ukraine; Will Obama Succeed in Reigning in the Predatory For-Profit College Racket
  Ian Masters 2014-07-15 00:59:00
 : The Winner and Loser of the Financial World Cup; A $7 Billion Slap on the Bankster's Wrist; The World's Most Expensive Weapons System Grounded Again
  Ian Masters 2014-07-14 00:59:00
 : An Update on Gaza and How Tactics Trump Strategy in Israel; Putin's Visit to Cuba and Latin America; Uber and the Old Economy Versus the New
  Ian Masters 2014-07-13 00:59:00
 : The Growing Spy Scandal Roiling U.S./ German Relations; An Activist Scholar who Assists Salvadorans Fleeing Gang Violence; Political Grandstanding in the Face of a Humanitarian Crisis
  Ian Masters 2014-07-10 00:59:00
 : July 7 - The UNHCR Report that Classifies Central American Children as Refugees, Not Migrants; Will the U.S. Cave into Pressure to Streamline Deportations?; The Deepening Crisis in Iraq and Intensifying Military Action in Gaza
  Ian Masters 2014-07-09 00:59:00
 : Another War in Gaza Looms; A Parallel Government in Afghanistan?; The Tech Giants are Not Fighting to Preserve an Open Internet
  Ian Masters 2014-07-08 00:59:00
 : Right Wing Demonstrations and
  Ian Masters 2014-07-07 00:59:00
 : Children are Fleeing Countries we Broke with Military Regimes; Will a President Hillary Clinton Embrace the Neocons?; Indonesia about to Elect a "Pychopath"; Why the South Votes for Politicians who Lower their Standard of Living
  Ian Masters 2014-07-06 00:59:00
 : China and South Korea Warn the North's Young Leader; Obama Considers Changes that would Allow for Swifter Deportations; Poverty Increases Across the South
  Ian Masters 2014-07-03 00:59:00
 : The Paralyzed Politics of Immigration Reform; An Ugly Nativist Backlash to a Humanitarian Crisis; Facebook's Psyops Experiment Backfires
  Ian Masters 2014-07-02 00:59:00
 : Israel Vows Revenge; Should Justice Ginsberg Resign Before the Mid-Terms?; Japan Changes its Long-Standing Military Posture
  Ian Masters 2014-07-01 00:59:00
 : SCOTUS Rules that Employeer's Religious Beliefs Trump Employee's Rights; SCOTUS Goes After Labor Unions; Hong Kong Votes for Democracy While China Eschews Hegemony
  Ian Masters 2014-06-30 00:59:00
 : Buyer's Remorse for Supporting Radical Islam; The Mayor of Madison, Wisconsin on Reviving Postal Banking; Khrushchev's Great-Granddaughter's Journey into the Gulag of the Russian Mind
  Ian Masters 2014-06-29 00:59:00
 : Nervous Regimes in Jordan, the Gulf and Saudi Arabia; The Ideological Inconsistency of the Populist Right; The Filmmaker of the New Feature Documentary "Citizen Koch"
  Ian Masters 2014-06-26 00:59:00
 : The New Realities of a Collapsing Iraq; The Combined Military, Diplomatic and Intelligence Strategies of Russia's New Czar; The U.S. Media's Muted Response to Jailing of Journalists
  Ian Masters 2014-06-25 00:59:00
 : The Risky Business Initiative on Climate Change; A Rebooted DISCLOSE Act; Subsidized by Blue States, Mississippi's Pork-Ladeling Senator Threatened by the State's Moochers
  Ian Masters 2014-06-24 00:59:00
 : June 23 - The General Jails Journalists then gets U.S. Aid; Who Secretly Taped the Polish Politicians?; The Pope puts a Target on his Back
  Ian Masters 2014-06-23 00:59:00
 : As Iraq Unravels the Neocons are Revived; Putin has Won the War in Ukraine but Lost the Ukrainian People; The "Balkization" of the Middle East
  Ian Masters 2014-06-22 00:59:00
 : Who is Really Directing the Sunni Uprising in Iraq?; Russia's Successful Destabilization of Ukraine; Prosecutors Allege Governor Scott Walker Engaged in a "Criminal Scheme"
  Ian Masters 2014-06-19 00:59:00
 : The U.S. Poised to Bomb Iraq; The Supreme Court Rules in Favor of "Vulture Funds"; Infiltrating the Koch Brothers Secret Summit
  Ian Masters 2014-06-18 00:59:00
 : The Continuing Disatrous Legacy of the Bush/ Cheney Iraq War; Why Does Obama Listen to the Neocons?; Can the U.S. and Iran Work Together to Save Iraq
  Ian Masters 2014-06-17 00:59:00
 : The Impending Break-Up of Iraq; Putin Turns the Screw on Ukraine; A Democrat who Helped Unseat Eric Cantor
  Ian Masters 2014-06-16 00:59:00
 : Iraq unraveling as Time Runs Out for a Political Solution; The Godfather Sepp Blatter and his FIFA Organized Crime Family; The Exodus of Unaccompanied Children into the U.S.
  Ian Masters 2014-06-15 00:59:00
 : A Military assessment of ISIS's Lightening Offensive; ISIS's Ambitious Map of an Islamic Caliphate; Sebastian Junger Discuss his Latest Film Korengal
  Ian Masters 2014-06-12 00:59:00
 : The Latest Fallout from the Disastrous Bush/ Cheney Intervention in Iraq; Combating Sexual Violence in Conflict Zones
  Ian Masters 2014-06-11 00:59:00
 >  Records 0-30 of total: 851


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