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Fri, May 24, 2013 -- 10:00 AM

What is Terrorism?


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Police forensics tents and officers are seen in Woolwich, East London, on May 22, 2013, after British police shot and wounded two men after a soldier was killed outside a London barracks.
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Police forensics tents and officers are seen in Woolwich, East London, on May 22, 2013, after British police shot and wounded two men after a soldier was killed outside a London barracks.

Recent news events such as this week's brutal killing of a British soldier in London, the Boston Marathon bombings, and the Congressional hearings on the Benghazi attacks have renewed a debate that has simmered since 9-11: What qualifies as terrorism?

Host: Dave Iverson

Guests:

  • Danielle Pletka, Vice President, Foreign and Defense Policy Studies at American Enterprise Institute
  • Frank Gaffney, President and CEO, Center for Security Policy; formerly the Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Policy in the Reagan administration.
  • Laura Beth Nielsen, Associate Professor of Sociology and Director of the Center for Legal Studies at Northwestern University
  • Mark Danner, Chancellor's Professor of Journalism and Politics at the University of California at Berkeley

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