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Monday, November 16, 2009
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1:30 – 1:58:30
How many generals does it take to win a war?
John Abizaid, George W. Casey Jr., Peter Chiarelli and David Petraeus all have one thing in common: Besides all beginning their Army careers in the 1970’s, after Vietnam, all four men have been generals during the quagmire that is Iraq. Greg Jaffe illustrates the transformation of the Army in
Greg Jaffe, writer for the Washington Post and author of Four Generals and the Epic Struggle for the Future of the United States Army
2:06 – 2:30
For almost the past 50 years the global economy has had a pretty simple rhythm to it: developing and manufacturing countries produce tempting good for Western markets, from electronics to clothing, and American consumers spend like crazy to buy it. But the global economic crisis is threatening to rebalance the flow of good and spending, especially if President Obama has anything to do with it. He’s in Asia right now warning anyone who will listen that
2:30 – 2:58:30
2012 - end of the world or an intriguing bit of baloney?
Doomsday scenarios predict the world will end on December 21, 2012, citing the Maya Long Count calendar's cycle-ending date. But does that represent an end of an age, or a new beginning? We give some perspective to the rampant sensational theories with a serious scholar of 2012 and a skeptic of the phenomenon.
John Major Jenkins, author "The 2012 Story." He is author of nine previous books on the subject and director of the Center for 2012 Studies.
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