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Aviation Security

July 17th, 2014

Michael Berk, president and CEO of Alton Corporation, discusses aviation security.

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Discussing the newly declared Islamic State

July 11th, 2014

J.M. Berger discusses the newly declared Islamic State.

Check out J.M.'s work here.

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The linkages between the wars in Syria and Iraq

July 9th, 2014

Aymenn Al-Tamimi discusses the ways the wars in Syria and Iraq are linked

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American Pharaoh

June 30th, 2014

The Loopcast sits down with Hossam Aboul-Magd, director/writer of the documentary American Pharaoh.

Hossam's production company Soura Films can be found here.

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Shia politics and the current situation in Iraq

June 22nd, 2014

Phillip Smyth discusses Shia politics and the current situation in Iraq.

Make sure to check out Phillip's article "Iranian Proxies Step Up Their Role in Iraq"  and his work on "Hizballah Cavalcade"

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Sunni politics and the current situation in Iraq

June 19th, 2014

Uticensis Risk's Kirk Sowell discusses Sunni politics and the June crisis in Iraq.

You can find Uticensis Risk's biweekly publication covering the latest developments in Iraq at Inside Iraqi Politics. They've provided our listeners with a complimentary copy of April's publication which can be accessed here

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ISIS and Iraq

June 18th, 2014

Aaron Zelin discusses ISIS and Iraq including, its history and role in the June crisis.

Make sure to check out Aaron's work at the following links: "Return of Sunni Fighters in Iraq", "ISIS Has a Consumer Protection Office", and "The Massacre Strategy"

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Politics of Madagascar

June 15th, 2014

Richard R Marcus discusses the politics of Madagascar.

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June 2014: The situation in Mosul, Iraq

June 11th, 2014

Joel Wing discusses the situation in Mosul, Iraq.

You can check out Joel's blog here.

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Robotics on the Battlefield

June 6th, 2014

Paul Scharre discusses his new paper "Robotics on the Battlefield Part 1: Range, Persistance, Daring"

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