James Risen

12:00am

Fri November 28, 2014
Politics

Your Call: James Risen vs. The National Security State

On the November 11th edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with Pulitzer Prize winning investigative New York Times reporter James Risen about his new book “Pay Any Price: Greed, Power, and Endless War.” He argues that the US has become accustomed to a permanent state of war and President Obama’s greatest achievement has been to make the national security state permanent. So what does it mean to live a national security state? It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.

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11:57pm

Mon November 10, 2014
Politics

Your Call: James Risen vs. The National Security State

 

On the November 11th edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with Pulitzer Prize winning investigative New York Times reporter James Risen about his new book “Pay Any Price: Greed, Power, and Endless War.” He argues that the US has become accustomed to a permanent state of war and President Obama’s greatest achievement has been to make the national security state permanent. So what does it mean to live a national security state? It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.

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11:48pm

Thu August 14, 2014
Politics

Your Call: Political & humanitarian crisis in Iraq

A displaced woman and child from the minority Yazidi sect, fleeing violence from forces loyal to the Islamic State in Sinjar town, rest as they make their way towards the Syrian border
Reuters

On the August 15th edition of  Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss coverage of President Obama’s decision to authorize  airstrikes against ISIS positions in northern Iraq. He called this a long term project. We’ll also talk about Iraq’s humanitarian and political crisis and the ouster of Prime Minster Nouri Al Maliki. We’ll be joined by the Guardian’s Martin Chulov and McClatchy’s Jonathan Landay. Join the conversation on the next Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.

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12:18am

Fri June 6, 2014
Politics

Your Call: National security reporting and EU parliament elections

New York Times reporter James Risen speaks in an event titled "Prosecuting the Press" at UC Berkeley. Risen faces incarceration for refusing to disclose his sources.