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
 : An Update From Hong Kong on China's National Day; Time for the U.S. To Make a Deal with Assad; India's New Prime Minister's State Visit
  Ian Masters 2014-09-30 00:59:00
 : As Protests Grow in Hong Kon, China Cracks Down on Social MEdia; The Shadow of Tiananmen Hangs Over the Chinese Politburo; Is Obama Reading Putin Correctly?
  Ian Masters 2014-09-29 00:59:00
 : How Hard will China Crack Down on Hong Kong Protests?; The Explosive Secret Goldman Sachs Tapes; Why Wall Street Always Wins
  Ian Masters 2014-09-28 00:59:00
 : Attorney General Eric Holder's Exit; The Status of Legal Battles to Overturn Voter ID Laws; How CREW Got the Secret Documents From the Republican Governors Association
  Ian Masters 2014-09-25 00:59:00
 : re We Making Assad Stronger?; "Obama's Long War in the Middle East"; Secret Corporate Donors to Republican Governors Revealed
  Ian Masters 2014-09-24 00:59:00
 : The Khorasan Group and the Various Jihadist Factions; Has the Assad Regime Become Irrelevant?; The Gulf Between Climate Realities and Political Efforts So Far
  Ian Masters 2014-09-23 00:59:00
 : The Crisis on Turkey's Southern Border; An Update on the U.N. Sumit on Climate Change; The Koch Brothers Fund "Economic Freedom" Courses on U.S. Campuses
  Ian Masters 2014-09-22 00:59:00
 : The Looming Threat of Climate Change; An Organizer of the People's Climate March;
  Ian Masters 2014-09-21 00:59:01
 : Arming Ukraine when a Peace Settlement is the Only Way Out; The British Prime Minister's Ineptitude; Ebola Now a Global Threat
  Ian Masters 2014-09-18 00:59:00
 : The House Republican Follies on Capitol Hill; Comparing Spending on Climate Security and the Military; James Bamford on his Three Days in Moscow with Edward Snowden
  Ian Masters 2014-09-17 00:59:00
 : September 16 - Last Minute Sweetener for a "No Vote" in Scotland; Another Suicidal Referendum that Will Diminish the U.K. Further; Iraq War III: The Next Big Meal Ticket for Military Contractors
  Ian Masters 2014-09-16 00:59:00
 : September 15 - Why Turkey is Not Joining the Anti-Islamic State Coalition; The Economic Consequences of Scottish Independence; Garnishing Wages for Consumer Debt
  Ian Masters 2014-09-15 00:59:00
 : The Missing Piece of Obama's Strategy Against the Islamic State; Entering the Syrian Minefield; The War at Home Between the CIA and the Senate Intelligence Committee
  Ian Masters 2014-09-14 00:59:00
 : The Complexities and Contradictions about to Embroil Us in Syria and Iraq; Why Americans Choose War; The Other 9/11
  Ian Masters 2014-09-11 00:59:00
 : Independence for Scotland Has Westminster Panicked; Syria's Tangled Web of Opposition Factions: The Punditry Versus the Presidency on ISIS
  Ian Masters 2014-09-10 00:59:00
 : Coming Up with a Regional Strategy to Combat the Islamic State; "An Economy Doing Half its Job"; Our Legislators are Becoming Telemarketers
  Ian Masters 2014-09-09 00:59:00
 : Ebola Spreading Out of Control in Liberia; The Exagerated Fear of the Islamic State; Latino Fury at the President Delaying Immigration Reform
  Ian Masters 2014-09-08 00:59:00
 : September 7- Enlisting the Sunni Tribes to Fight the Islamic State; A New Book on the Benghazi Attack that Killed the U.S. Ambassador; Backlash to Obama's Delay of Executive Action on Immigration Reform
  Ian Masters 2014-09-07 00:59:00
 : BP Guilty of Gross Negligence in Causing the Gulf Spills; Understanding the Saudi Wahhabis and I.S.; Dark Money Pours in to this Midterm Election as Social Welfare
  Ian Masters 2014-09-04 00:59:00
 : The Author of "Why the Ukraine Crisis is the West's Fault"; Does the Islamic State Want to Take Over Saudi Arabia?; A Tribute to Charles Bowden
  Ian Masters 2014-09-03 00:59:00
 : A Regional Settlement for Syria with a $200 Billion Pricetag; NATO, a Military Juggernaut or a "Worthless" Paper Tiger?; Voter Supression in Georgia Ahead of a Key Senate Primary
  Ian Masters 2014-09-02 00:59:00
 : September 1 - The Failure of the West to Understand Putin; Pakistan's Army Orchestrates the Latest Political Crisis; The Islamic State's Use of the Media
  Ian Masters 2014-09-01 00:59:00
 : Putin's Perpetual Destabilization of Ukraine; What You Need to Know About the TPP; The Great Stagnation of Wages Over the Last 44 Years
  Ian Masters 2014-08-31 00:59:00
 : Economic Patriotism as Shaming Corporate Inversion; "Boomerang Kids" of the Millennial Generation; Elite Education as Temples of Mercenary Mediocrity
  Ian Masters 2014-08-28 00:59:00
 : Assad's Cynical Attempt to Ally with the U.S.; The Economics of Ebola Treatment; The Record Melting of the World's Largest Ice Sheets
  Ian Masters 2014-08-27 00:59:00
 : Secret Bombing of Libya and a Long Civil War Ahead; Public Support for Israel is Eroding in the U.S.; Saudi Responsibility for the Spread of Radical Islam Around the World
  Ian Masters 2014-08-26 00:59:00
 : Putin as the Fireman and the Arsonist; A Report on Michael Brown's Funeral From the Diversity Reporter With the St. Louis Dispatch; Questions About the Impartiality of the Prosecutor of Officer Wilson
  Ian Masters 2014-08-25 00:59:00
 : August 24 - Will Syria Be Next Now That the U.S. Says It Will Not Be Restricted by Borders?; The Author of "Will the Middle East Implode?"; Putin Increases Military Pressure of Ukraine Short of an Invasion
  Ian Masters 2014-08-24 00:59:00
 : A Former Police Chief on the Behavior of the Ferguson Police; The Record $16.65 Billion Settlement Between the DOJ and BofA; The Failed U.S.-Special Forces Rescue Attempt of James Foley
  Ian Masters 2014-08-21 00:59:00
 : Did Assad Hand James Foley Over to ISIS?; A Reporter Just Back From Iraq Who Works for the Same News Organization as James Foley; Has a Turning Point Been Reached in Ferguson?
  Ian Masters 2014-08-20 00:59:00
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