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
 : The Real Story Behind the Keystone XL Pipeline; A Former Chair of the FEC on Big Money in Politics; Reviving Civics in America's Classrooms
  Ian Masters 2015-01-29 00:59:17
 : The New Attorney General Faces Hostile Republican Senators; Jordan Agrees to Negotiate with I.S. For It's Captured Pilot; The Measles Outbreak and the Anti-Vaxxers
  Ian Masters 2015-01-28 00:59:17
 : Team America Shows Up in Saudi Arabia; Argentina's Dark and Dirty Spy Saga; The Koch Brothers' Billion Dollar Bid to Buy the 2016 Election
  Ian Masters 2015-01-27 00:59:17
 : Greece's New Prime Minister and Finance Minister; The Obama/ Modi Summit and the U.S./ India/ China Strategic Triangle; The Tea Party Republican Presidential Hopeful s Iowa Freedom Summit
  Ian Masters 2015-01-26 00:59:08
 : An Analysis of the Saudi Succession; What's Behind the Saudi Oil Strategy; A New Left Party Takes Over in Greece
  Ian Masters 2015-01-25 00:59:08
 : The Bizarre Political Drama Underway in Argentina; Will the ECB's QE Jump Start the Ailing Eurozone?; Obama's Belated Epiphany
  Ian Masters 2015-01-22 00:59:08
 : The Republican's Deliberate Slap in the Face to Obama's SOTU; The Diplomatic Opening Underway in Havana, Cuba; Obama, The Democrats, and the "Inclusive Capitalism" Movement
  Ian Masters 2015-01-21 00:59:08
 : America Loses Its Ally Against AQAP in Yemen; Will Hezbollah Retaliate and What Happened to the Egyptian Revolution?; Two White House Speechwriters on the SOTU
  Ian Masters 2015-01-20 00:59:08
 : Obama's Proposal to Tax the 1% of the 1%; Is China's Anti-Corruption Crusade a Stalinist Purge?; A Third Generation Asymmetrical War Underway in Europe
  Ian Masters 2015-01-19 00:59:08
 : Martin Luther King Day Special Program
  Ian Masters 2015-01-18 00:59:08
 : Improving Cybersecurity and Managing Cyber Insecurity; Saudi Arabia's Policies of Intolerance and Extremism; Why a Second Progressive Era is Emerging
  Ian Masters 2015-01-15 00:59:08
 : Obama Calls for More Municpal Broadband Networks; How Citizens Can Reassert OCntrol Over the Public Airwaves; The Republican Move to Undermine the Entire U.S. Regulatory System
  Ian Masters 2015-01-14 00:59:08
 : Police Officers Charges with Murder; The Fall of Putin and Who or What Might Replace Him; Long Hours, No Vacations, Yet When We Are Idle, We Are the Most Creative
  Ian Masters 2015-01-13 00:59:08
 : How Terrorism "Experts" Keep Getting it Wrong; The Double Standard that Will Give Petraeus a Free Pass for Passing Classified Information to his Mistress; Why the Nigerian Government and Military Can't Combat Boko Haram
  Ian Masters 2015-01-12 00:59:08
 : The French Terrorist's Connections to ISIL and AQAP; Inside the Yemen Connection; A Parisian on Today's Massive Demonstrations in Paris
  Ian Masters 2015-01-11 00:59:08
 : Political Fallout in France From the Charlie Hebdoe Massacre; The Latest Brazen Attempt by Republicans to Reward Wall Street; How Congress Determines the Fate of the Presidency
  Ian Masters 2015-01-08 00:59:08
 : A French Journalist on the Massacre of French Journalists; A Cartoonist on the Threats and Outrage that Comes with the Job of Mocking the Mighty and Powerful; A Pulitzer-Prize Winning Cartononist on the Role of Satirists and Political Cartoonists
  Ian Masters 2015-01-07 00:59:08
 : The Republican Clown Car Fails to Derail Boehner; Why Oil Prices are Dropping; The Syrian Refugee Crisis
  Ian Masters 2015-01-06 00:59:08
 : Markets Tank with Greece Poised to Leave the Euro; The WEaponization of Finance; The GOP 114th Congress; 80% White, 80% Male and 92% Christian
  Ian Masters 2015-01-05 00:59:08
 : The Man Caught in the MIddle: NYPD Chief William Bratton; The Republican Ruse Disguise the Impact of Tax Cuts; Nigeria's Inability to Deal with Boko Haram
  Ian Masters 2015-01-04 00:59:08
 : A New Year's Retrospective on Foreign Policy Issues in 2014 and the International Landscape Ahead in 2015
  Ian Masters 2015-01-01 00:59:08
 : A New Year's Retrospective on Domestic Political Issues and Future Trends That Might Shape 2015
  Ian Masters 2014-12-31 00:59:08
 : How and Why an Increasing Dangerous Middle East Dominated 2014; The Hope for Change in the Middle East
  Ian Masters 2014-12-30 00:59:08
 : Early in 2014 a Dire Warning on Climate Change; A March 31 Interview on the Latest Alarming IPCC Report; Some Hope at the End of the Year From Lima, Peru
  Ian Masters 2014-12-29 00:59:08
 : Deeper Structural Racial and Economic Issues; The Militarization of Police Forces; "Dying While Black"; Another Failure to Indict a White Policeman Who Killed A Black Man Before the Eyes of the World
  Ian Masters 2014-12-28 00:59:08
 : A Christmas Eve Celebration with the Least Among Us; An Atheist's Christmas and Rewriting the Ten Commandments for the 21st Century
  Ian Masters 2014-12-24 00:59:08
 : The Ethics of Cyber Warfare; The Annual Report From the Committee to Protect Journalists; A Real Threat to Hillary Clinton
  Ian Masters 2014-12-23 00:59:08
 : North Korea Loses the Internet as the U.N. Security Council Debates their Human Rights; Having Looted the Russian Econmoy Putin Does Not Have a Clue How to Fix It; More Americans Are Turned Off From Voting As More Money Pours into Politics
  Ian Masters 2014-12-22 00:59:08
 : The Divide Between the NYPD and Minorities and the Mayor; Pakistan Cracks Down on Terrorism While Releasing Terrorists from Prison; The Back Channel Between Washington and Havana
  Ian Masters 2014-12-21 00:59:08
 : Anger and Disgust in Hollywood at Sony's Capitulation; North Korea's Attack on a Japanese Company May End Up Helping Sony's Rival Sumsung; An Update From Havana on Cuban's Reaction to Normalization
  Ian Masters 2014-12-18 00:59:08
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