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Shelby Steele on Why Barack Obama Can't Win

via Uncommon Knowledge
Thursday, January 24, 2008

Shelby Steele examines the challenges that Barack Obama must overcome in his bid to become President of the United States in A Bound Man: Why We Are Excited About Obama and Why He Can't Win. (1:10:03)

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Shelby Steele: Barack Obama and the Politics of Race

by Peter M. Robinsonwith Shelby Steelevia Uncommon Knowledge
Friday, January 18, 2008

In conversation with Peter Robinson, Shelby Steele explores Barack Obama's candidacy. (33:49) Video transcript

Michael Barone

Uncommon Knowledge: Michael Barone

by Peter M. Robinsonwith Michael Baronevia Uncommon Knowledge
Monday, January 14, 2008

To better understand the state of democracy in the United States today, Peter Robinson challenges Michael Barone to explain a series of paradoxes at the heart of our political process: the current state of the Republican Party, the debate over the war in Iraq, and competing tax reform and health-care proposals. Barone also offers his thoughts on the strengths and weaknesses of the current Republican and Democratic presidential candidates. (32:09) Video transcript

Norman Podhoretz

Uncommon Knowledge: Norman Podhoretz

by Peter M. Robinsonwith Norman Podhoretzvia Uncommon Knowledge
Friday, November 30, 2007

Writing in his new book World War IV, Norman Podhoretz asserts that “the great struggle into which the United States was plunged by 9/11 can only be understood if we think of it as World War IV.” (34:37) Video transcript

Norman Podhoretz discusses his new book World War IV: The Long Struggle Against Islamofascism

with Norman Podhoretzvia Uncommon Knowledge
Friday, November 30, 2007

Norman Podhoretz discusses his new book World War IV: The Long Struggle Against Islamofascism and reflects on the Bush administration's middle-east policies. (47:57)

Victor Davis Hanson

Uncommon Knowledge: Victor Davis Hanson

by Peter M. Robinsonwith Victor Davis Hansonvia Uncommon Knowledge
Friday, November 30, 2007

As a military historian, Victor Davis Hanson places America's current war in Iraq, President Bush's leadership, and military successes and failures in the context of America's long history of conflicts from the Civil War to the world wars of the twentieth century. He reports on his most recent trip to Iraq where he witnessed the surge firsthand and met with General David Petraeus and Sunni sheiks. He takes up the challenges posed by Iran and the need at home for all Americans to have a greater understanding of the military's role in society. (34:42) Video transcript

Josef Joffe presents his talk Bolting from Baghdad

with Josef Joffevia Uncommon Knowledge
Tuesday, October 30, 2007

Josef Joffe presents his talk Bolting from Baghdad: The Strategic Consequences of an American Withdrawal from Iraq. (40:51)

Thomas Henriksen discusses American Power and the Long War.

with Thomas H. Henriksenvia Uncommon Knowledge
Tuesday, October 30, 2007

Thomas Henriksen discusses American Power and the Long War. (41:12)

Stephen Krasner discusses Failed States and the American National Security.

with Stephen D. Krasnervia Uncommon Knowledge
Tuesday, October 30, 2007

Stephen Krasner discusses Failed States and the American National Security. (46:09)

David Brady and Morris Fiorina discuss The 2008 Elections: Setting the Scene

with David Brady, Morris P. Fiorinavia Uncommon Knowledge
Monday, October 29, 2007

David Brady and Morris Fiorina discuss The 2008 Elections: Setting the Scene (44:41)

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