10:55pm

Thu September 19, 2013
Politics

Friday Media Roundtable: McCain, Putin and the "American Coup"

On today’s Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll have a conversation about media coverage of National security with William Arkin, the author of the new book "American Coup: How a Terrified Government is destroying the Constitution." We will also talk about the coverage of US-Russia negotiations on Syria’s chemical weapon with Christian Science Monitor’s Fred Weir. Where did you see the reporting this week? It’s Your Call, with Holly Kernan and you

Guests:

Fred Weir Moscow correspondent for the Christian Science Monitor

William Arkin, award winning journalist and the author of the new book "American Coup: How a Terrified Government is destroying the Constitution."

Web Resources:

William M. Arkin Online

SF Chronicle: American Coup and the Syria Debate

Washington Post: Top Secret America

Christian Science Monitor: McCain disses Putin, but Russians are mostly unimpressed

The Guardian: Syria's war more complex than ever as both sides face internal divisions

NY Times: Forensic Details in U.N. Report Point to Assad’s Use of Gas

Christian Science Monitor: Russia presses claims Syria rebels behind gas attack

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