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CrossTalk Bullhorns: Criminalizing Diplomacy (Extended version)
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Published on Aug 6, 2018
On this edition of CrossTalk we discuss whether détente is possible, even desirable. Why isn’t it a good idea to get along with Russia? And much more!

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CrossTalk Bullhorns Trending (Extended version)
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Published on Aug 31, 2018
A parting of ways? European leaders talk of a future without the U.S. What is in store for the transatlantic alliance? And much more on this edition of CrossTalk.

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CrossTalk Bullhorns on alert! (Extended version)
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Published on Sep 3, 2018
Assassination in the self-proclaimed republic of Donetsk. And the ever shifting political sands in Syria. And much more on this edition of CrossTalk.

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CrossTalk on Syria: Trumpian Trajectory
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Published on Sep 5, 2018
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From Syria to the European Union, from Iran to Turkey and North Korea - what kind of world order is the Trump administration striving to create? Is there a method to all of this ‘madness’? Clearly the old world order is under threat and it is intensifying. What will replace it?

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CrossTalk: Syria's Best Chance?
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Published on Sep 7, 2018
As the Syrian Arab Army embarks upon liberating the last major anti-government area of Idlib, tensions are high. This international proxy conflict looks to be coming to an end. For all intents and purposes Assad has won. This is an outcome Washington and its regional allies refuse to accept.

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CrossTalk Bullhorns: Trump’s 180 (Extended version)
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Published on Sep 10, 2018
US President Donald Trump has done a complete reversal on Syria – a full 180. What accounts for this? Why now? And what’s next?

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CrossTalk: Civic Breakdown?
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Published on Sep 14, 2018
With the advent of the Trump presidency much has been said about America’s cultural wars, even a new civil war. The country is clearly divided. But Trump didn’t do this on his own. There are two Americas. Can both co-exist?

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CrossTalk Bullhorns: Grim Memories (Extended version)
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Published on Sep 17, 2018
Grim memories: Ten years ago the start of the Great Recession began a political reassessment and fueled on a sense of anger and resentment across the western world. Then Donald Trump entered this picture. This and much more on CrossTalk.

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CrossTalk on Kavanaugh nomination: Dregs of society
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Published on Sep 19, 2018
In the age of Trump winning is all that matters. The phrase “by any means necessary” has truly been weaponized. Now politics has little to do with policy. Front and center are perceived cultural grievances and resentments. Just ask Brett Kavanaugh.

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CrossTalk: Crisis Politics
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Published on Sep 21, 2018
In the age of Trump political gridlock has been taken to the next level. There is a lot at stake – a Supreme Court seat and presidential prerogatives. In the end it is about the rule of law and equal application of the law. We are gazing into the abyss with compromise unlikely.

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CrossTalk Bullhorns: No Norms (Extended version)
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Published on Sep 24, 2018
What is the state of journalism? Let’s have a look at the New York Times. The paper catalogues what is called ‘Russiagate’. Its conclusion is astonishing. This and much more on this edition of CrossTalk.

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CrossTalk: Court of Credibility?
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Published on Sep 26, 2018
One of the most important, if not the most important, pillars of western society is the rule of law and equal application of the law. This is now being put into doubt. We are told that now it is the court of credibility that rules – whatever that means. Is the Kavanaugh nomination a game changer?

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CrossTalk on Iran: Going to War?
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Published on Sep 28, 2018
U.S. president Donald Trump took center stage at the United Nations this week. The Middle East was very much on his mind, particularly Iran. For some, sitting in the General Assembly Trump’s words were simply laughable. However what is happening in the Middle East and beyond is anything but funny.

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CrossTalk on Russia and the west: Cutting the Gordian Knot
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Published on Oct 1, 2018
On this edition of the program we discuss Russia’s relations with the west, Ukraine, and a lot of history. CrossTalking with Nicolai Petro and Geoffrey Roberts.
 

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CrossTalk on America’s cultural wars: Division Lines
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Published on Oct 3, 2018
America is a house deeply divided – and that division only continues. The entire Brett Kavanaugh saga has turned into a blood sport demanding each and every one of us pick a side. We are in new territory. And that place is called “winner takes all.” CrossTalking with Christopher Neiweem, Robert Barnes, and Brian Joyce.
 

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CrossTalk: Political Escalation
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Published on Oct 5, 2018
The idea of freedom of speech is under threat. Speaking your mind can land you into serious trouble. Now you are presumed guilty and must prove your innocence. The herd rules and the sovereign individual is cowed into silence. Speech has been redefined as virtue signaling.

CrossTalking with Daniel Bonevac, Rob Taub, and Gavin McInnes.
 

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CrossTalk Bullhorns: Fighting Words (Extended Version)
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Published on Oct 8, 2018
Washington’s ambassador to NATO threatens to ‘take out’ Russian missiles and the US interior secretary threatens a naval blockade of Russia. Is the Trump doctrine finally being revealed?

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CrossTalk on America’s culture war: Blood Sport
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Published on Oct 10, 2018
Descending into tribalism and cultural trench warfare. The highly contentious Brett Kavanaugh Supreme Court nomination process has ignited passions and anger on both sides of the aisle. Interestingly and ironically the point where there is wide agreement is the recognition the status quo is deeply flawed and sadly with no way out.

CrossTalking with Daniel Lazare, Ron Placone, and Kathy Barnette.
 

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CrossTalk: Mob rule
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Published on Oct 12, 2018
Hilary Clinton says civility can only return when the Democrats are back in power. Former Obama AG Eric Holder has coined a new phrase: When they go low, we kick them. Without a doubt both statements can be dismissed as political banter as the midterms loom. But it would seem no one can claim much virtue and civility in this environment.

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CrossTalk Bullhorns: Purging
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Published on Oct 15, 2018
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Tech tyranny – you too can be disappeared in broad daylight. Also the fate of a Saudi journalist is testing Washington’s relations with Riyadh. Is the Crown Prince’s rule in doubt? And much more on this episode of CrossTalk.

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CrossTalk: Khashoggi
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Published on Oct 17, 2018
After repeated denials the Saudis are now expected to change their story on the fate of Jamal Khashoggi. Was he the victim of abduction and torture that went too far? Donald Trump has expressed concern, but little more. Could Riyadh get away with murder?

CrossTalking with Sharmine Narwani, Mohammad Marandi, and Ali Al-Ahmed.
 

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CrossTalk on Khashoggi: Search for justice
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Published on Oct 19, 2018
The gruesome plot thickens. There are reports Saudis now will admit Jamal Khashoggi died in their custody after an interrogation that went wrong. Turkish media claim they have evidence of intentional murder. Nonetheless, Trump declares that he is ‘not going to walk away’ from Saudi Arabia. Will there ever be justice for Jamal Khashoggi? CrossTalking with Joe Macaron and Colin S. Cavell.
 

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CrossTalk Bullhorns: KSA & MBS
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Published on Oct 22, 2018
It is now official Jamal Khashoggi died in the Saudi consulate in Turkey on October 2. The person or persons responsible for his death is yet to be determined. But one thing is certain – this tragic story is far from over.

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CrossTalk Bullhorns: Realists
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Published on Oct 24, 2018
On this unique edition of CrossTalk we review a new and very important book. John Mearsheimer’s ‘The Great Delusion; Liberal Dreams and International Realities.’ It is a real bombshell.

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CrossTalk: Powered by Bolton
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Published on Oct 26, 2018
After almost two years in office, many still question whether Donald Trump has a coherent foreign policy. The same cannot be said of the president’s national security advisor John Bolton. When you think of Bolton the words ‘subtlety’ and ‘diplomacy’ don’t come to mind. So, is there now a Bolton Doctrine? CrossTalking with Ted Seay, Jon Rainwater, and Alice Slater.
 

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CrossTalk Bullhorns: Hot Arctic (Extended Version)
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Published on Oct 29, 2018
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As the Trump administration pulls out of a key arms control agreement, NATO conducts a massive exercise in the Arctic. Is a new front being opened up? And, it seems the Saudis will get away with murder after all.

CrossTalking with Mark Sleboda, Glenn Diesen, and Earl Rasmussen.
 

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CrossTalk: Talking War
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Published on Nov 2, 2018
The talk of impending war around the world is on the increase. The Great Powers speak openly on the need to prepare for a conflict. What does this tell us? If anything it appears to be a sign the global order that came into being after the Second World War and the Cold has come to end. What is replacing it?

CrossTalking with Peter Kuznick, Michael O'Hanlon, and Daniele Ganser.
 

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CrossTalk Bullhorns: Populist pride
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Published on Nov 5, 2018
Maybe, just maybe there is some hope for Yemen. And the globalists suffer a major defeat in Brazil. And much more on this edition of CrossTalk.

CrossTalking with Mark Sleboda, Dmitry Babich, and Artur Demchuk.
 

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CrossTalk: Finally, The Midterms (Extended Version)
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Published on Nov 7, 2018
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Finally the midterm elections. And there are many questions. Were these races a referendum on Donald Trump’s time in office? What will the Democrats do in power? And what are Trump’s chances in 2020?

CrossTalking with Mark Sleboda, Lionel, Brian Joyce, and Ron Placone.
 

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CrossTalk Bullhorns: War and insults (Extended version)
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Published on Nov 12, 2018
Is the idea of peace and Yemen antithetical? Also, Trump is insulted the Europeans might defend themselves. And Russiagate front and center again. CrossTalking with Mark Sleboda, Dmitry Babich, and Glenn Diesen.
 

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CrossTalk: RE: NATIONALISM
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Published on Nov 16, 2018
Commemorating the one-hundredth anniversary of the end of the First World War French President Emmanuel Macron claimed ‘Patriotism is the exact opposite of nationalism.’ This is widely seen as a direct criticism of Donald Trump. After all, Trump calls himself a nationalist. Is ‘nationalism’ a dirty word? Says who?

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CrossTalk Bullhorns: CIA confidence (Extended version)
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Published on Nov 19, 2018
Brexit and high drama – the saga continues. Also, the CIA says it has high confidence they know who killed Khashoggi. And is it high noon for Julian Assange? CrossTalking with Mark Sleboda, Dmitry Babich, and Glenn Diesen.
 

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CrossTalk: Broken Brexit?
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Published on Nov 21, 2018
To Brexit or not to Brexit, that is the question. Theresa May’s plan to exit the EU has been roundly criticized from virtually every quarter. And with a looming deadline the UK could face a hard Brexit without an agreement, even early elections. How did it get to this point? CrossTalking with Marcus Papadopoulos, Alexander Mercouris, and Alastair Donald.
 

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CrossTalk: Indefensible Defense
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Published on Nov 23, 2018
Future historians may look back at Donald Trump’s handling of the murder of Jamal Khashoggi as a case study of the lack of leadership and outright folly. His reasons for giving the Saudis – or rather the Crown Prince – a free pass simply don’t make sense. Why? Because it’s all about Iran.

CrossTalking with Jonathan Steele, Afshin Shahi, and Hamed Mousavi.
 

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CrossTalk Bullhorns: Trump & MI6 (Extended version)
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Published on Nov 26, 2018
What is the next step for the saga known as Brexit? Also, is the stage being set to finally end the Syrian conflict? And why is MI6 scrambling to stop Trump? CrossTalking with Mark Sleboda, Dmitry Babich, and Artur Demchuk.
 

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CrossTalk: ‘Dire Straits’
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Published on Nov 28, 2018
It’s Ukraine vs Russia again. A minor maritime incident on the Kerch Strait is said to be anything between a major international crisis to a cheap campaign trick as Ukraine enters an election cycle. Take your pick. But one thing is for sure: Russia is deemed aggressive by the west when defending its sovereignty. CrossTalking with Mary Dejevsky, Adriel Kasonta, and Michael Maloof.
 

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CrossTalk: Julian Assange’s trials
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Published on Nov 30, 2018
The fate of Julian Assange is unclear. Washington is determined that he be sent to the U.S. to face criminal charges, most likely under the 1917 Espionage Act. The British government is more than happy to make this happen. Even the Ecuadorians are in on the act. What we are watching unfold in front of our eyes is the criminalization of journalism.

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CrossTalk Bullhorns: Fight fake news (Extended version)
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Published on Dec 3, 2018
From very bad to even worse – Russia-Ukraine relations. And Mike Pompeo gives credit to the Saudis for ‘relieving’ suffering in Yemen. And, is the Guardian simply fake news?

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CrossTalk: Yemen on the brink
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Published on Dec 5, 2018
Yemen and the politics of denial and deceit. The Trump administration’s continued support of the Saudi-led war is morally indefensible and strategically counter-productive. Blaming Iran for the humanitarian crisis in Yemen only ensures more suffering. It is time to end this senseless conflict.

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CrossTalk: France Goes Yellow
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Published on Dec 7, 2018
What does the rise of the ‘Yellow Vest’ movement in France tell us about the state of the neo-liberal order in Europe? Are the protests in France – the largest since 1968 – just about a hike in fuel prices? And is Emmanuel Macron the right person to be president to address the problems so many have in France?

CrossTalking with Bruno Drweski, Luc Rivet, and Louis Chauvel.