11:57pm

Thu February 7, 2013
Politics

Today on Your Call: Economic Crisis in Greece and John Brennan's CIA Confirmation Hearing



On today’s Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll have a conversation about coverage of John Brennan, President Obama’s nominee for CIA director. He’s being asked to justify the targeted killing of US citizens in drone strikes. We’ll also discuss the economic crisis in Greece. We’ll be joined by McClatchy’s Mark Seibel and NPR’s Sylvia Poggioli (pictured). Where did you see the best reporting this week? It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.


Guests:


Mark Seibel, Chief of Correspondents at McClatchy Newspapers


Sylvia Poggioli, senior European correspondent for NPR's foreign desk covering political, economic, and cultural news in Italy, the Vatican, Western Europe and the Balkans


Web Resources:


McClatchy: Obama agrees to let Congress see secret legal memo on drone program


WLRN: Privatization Of Greek Assets Runs Behind Schedule


NPR: For Greeks, Painful Cuts Keep Tearing At The Social Fabric


CBC: Neil Macdonald: U.S. media complicit in Obama's drone doctrine


Mother Jones: Report: These 54 Foreign Governments Helped the CIA Torture, Detain, and Transport Suspects After 9/11



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