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
 : November 25 - The Prosecutor Acting as Officer Wilson's Defense Lawyer; Was the Fix in from the Beginning in Prosecuting Officer Wilson?; Glenn Greenwald and James Risen Discuss Press Freedom and the National Security State
  Ian Masters 2014-11-25 00:59:08
 : The Firing of Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel; Anticipating the Verdict in the Police Shooting of Michael Brown;The History of Police Shootings of African Americans
  Ian Masters 2014-11-24 00:59:00
 : The P5+1 Deal with Iran is Better Late Than Never; The Former Commissioner of the INS on Obama's Immigration Overhaul; Why Reform of the NSA Failed
  Ian Masters 2014-11-23 00:59:00
 : An Analysis of Obama's Immigration Reforms by Executive Action; How Obama's Immigration Proposals Will Impact the 11 Million in the Shadows; Obama on Solid Legal Ground; Massive Demonstrations Against Impunity and Corruption in Mexico
  Ian Masters 2014-11-20 00:59:00
 : Obama's Expected Immigration Reform Proposals; Is the U.S. Reaping What it has Sowed in Honduras?; U.S. Responsiblity for Mexico, Guatemala and Honduras Becoming Narco States
  Ian Masters 2014-11-19 00:59:00
 : The Islamic State's Use of the Media; Endangered House Democrats and a Possible Republican Shutdown; FIFA's Flagrant Corruption
  Ian Masters 2014-11-18 00:59:00
 : The Site for the Latest TV Beheadings; Maziar Bahari, the Subject of the New Film by Jon Stewart, "Rosewater"; How Much Went Missing of the $200 Billion for Military Contracting in Iraq & Afghanistan; The National Disgrace of Homeless Childr
  Ian Masters 2014-11-17 00:59:00
 : Russia's Growing Isolation; U.S. Strategy in Iraq Driven by Domestic Politics; Outrage Intensifies in Mexico
  Ian Masters 2014-11-16 00:59:00
 : Are the Conservatives on the Supreme Court Politicians in Robes?; The $4.25 Billion Settlement By 5 of the Biggest Banks for Rigging the Currency Markets; An American Who Fought With the Rebeel Army in Libya
  Ian Masters 2014-11-13 00:59:00
 : Senator Bernie Sanders and his Democracy Day Act of 2014; How the Republicans Just Won Running on Democratic Issues; The U.S.-China Climate Change Deal
  Ian Masters 2014-11-12 00:59:00
 : The Apec Summit and the New Trade Pact; Growing Ties Between China and Russia; A Highly Decorated Veteran on Veterans Day
  Ian Masters 2014-11-11 00:59:00
 : The President Steps Up to Save the Internet; The Filmmaker Who Edward Snowden First Contacted
  Ian Masters 2014-11-10 00:59:00
 : Gorbachev's Warning of a New Cold War; Behind the Scenes of the North Korean Prisoner Release; The Hollowing Out of the Democratic Party
  Ian Masters 2014-11-09 00:59:00
 : What is Behind the Record Low Turnout?; A Minimum Wage Raise Passes in 4 Red States as Democrats Run Away from the Issue; A 90 Year Old Chef and 2 Pastors Arrested for Feeding the Homeless
  Ian Masters 2014-11-06 01:58:00
 : The Foeign Policy Implications of the Republican Victory; Why Did the Democrats Fail to Tell Their Story;?; Did the Robert's Court Engineer the Republican Victory?
  Ian Masters 2014-11-05 00:59:00
 : Impacts of Foreign Policy on this Midterm Election; Public Anger in Mexico Over 43 Disappeared Students; Will Obama Get Any Judicial Nominations Through a Republican Senate?
  Ian Masters 2014-11-04 00:59:00
 : Why Foreign Fighters Join the Islamic State; Outside Money and Dark Money in Toss-Up Senate Elections; The U.S. Billionaires Political Power Index
  Ian Masters 2014-11-03 00:59:00
 : Why the American Left is Handing Tuesday's Election to the Republicans; Smugness and Satisfaction Among Leaders of the U.S. Intelligence Community; Why We Pay More for Less for Access to the Internet
  Ian Masters 2014-11-02 00:59:00
 : A Reality Check on the Ebola Hysteria; How the Red Cross Really Responded to Super-Storm Sandy; The Exploding Space Station Supply Mission Could Have Been Worse; The Filmmaker of "The Big Invisible"
  Ian Masters 2014-10-30 00:59:00
 : The Fed Ends the $4.5 Trillion Quantitative Easing Program; Congressional Hawks Preparing to Sabotage Obama's Iran Deal; Demonstrations in Hungary Against an Internet Tax
  Ian Masters 2014-10-29 00:59:00
 : Mexico in Shock Over the Month-Long Dissapearence of 43 Students; Turkey Allows Some Kurds to Join the Fight for Kobani; Unsolved Political Assassinations in Venezuela
  Ian Masters 2014-10-28 00:59:00
 : Healthcare Workers Fight Back Against Ebola Quarantines; A Look at Key Senate Races; Nobel Laureates Urge Obama to Release Torture Report
  Ian Masters 2014-10-27 00:59:00
 : Justifying Poll Taxes and the Need for a Constitutional Right to Vote; The Moral Complexities of Political Assasination
  Ian Masters 2014-10-26 00:59:00
 : Canada's PM Vows to Redouble Canada's Anti-Terrorism Efforts; Petty Criminal Turned Terrorist's Possible Links to the Islamic State; A Pulitzer Prize-Winning New York Times Investigative Reporter Who is Facing Jail Time for Doing His Job
  Ian Masters 2014-10-23 00:59:00
 : October 21 - The Midterm Elections May Not Be Over Until January 2015; "The Culture of Fear: Why Americans are Afraid of the Wrong Things"; An American Prisoner Released from North Korea
  Ian Masters 2014-10-22 00:59:00
 : The Midterm Elections May Not Be Over Until January 2015; "The Culture of Fear: Why Americans are Afraid of the Wrong Things"; An American Prisoner Released from North Korea
  Ian Masters 2014-10-21 00:59:00
 : October 20 - Turkey's Apparent Shift Over Kobani; Media-Stoked Fear and Paranoia Over Ebola; Turkey's Reluctance to Get Involved Militarily in Syria
  Ian Masters 2014-10-20 00:59:58
 : When Scandal Replaced Substance in our Politics; The Mother of all Political Scandals
  Ian Masters 2014-10-19 00:59:00
 : Billionaires: Reflections on the Upper Crust ; The Star of Inequality for All
  Ian Masters 2014-10-16 00:59:00
 : Jessica Levinson sits in for Ian Masters
  Ian Masters 2014-10-15 00:59:00
 
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