12:26am

Fri February 1, 2013
Politics

Today on Your Call: Protests in Egypt and CIA Whistleblower


On today's Your Call, it’s our Friday Media Roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss coverage of the former CIA analyst John Kiriakou who was sentenced to 30 months in prison for exposing information on the CIA’s torture program. We’ll also talk about John Kerry who was confirmed as Secretary of State and the ongoing deadly clashes in Egypt. We’ll be joined by Harper’s Scott Horton, Firedoglake’s Kevin Gosztola and Aljazeera’s Sherine Tadros. Where did you see the best reporting this week? It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you

Guests:

Scott Horton, a contributing editor at Harper's magazine, where he covers legal and national security issues

Kevin Gosztola, a writer and curator of Firedoglake's “The Dissenter,” a blog covering civil liberties

Sherine Tadros, Al Jazeera English Middle East and North Africa correspondent

Web Resources:

Aljazeera: Inevitability of more Egypt violence

Harper’s: Carmen Ortiz Strikes Out

Dissenter: Convicted CIA Whistleblower John Kiriakou Confronts Government Talking Points on NBC’s ‘Today Show’

Jadaliyya: News and analysis on Egypt

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