135Nov 21, 2013
Newsmakers with Representative Mac Thornberry
House Armed Services Committee Vice Chair Mac Thornberry (R-TX) talked about sequestration budget cuts to the military and defense spending levels. Other topics included military pay and ...
106Nov 16, 2013
U.S. Military Aid in the Philippines
Jim Michaels, a military reporter for USA Today and former Marine, talked by telephone about the role the U.S. military was playing in relief efforts in the Philippines after Typhoon Haiyan.
177Apr 25, 2013
Newsmakers with Representative Adam Smith
House Armed Services Committee Ranking Member Adam Smith (D-WA) talked about an array of defense issues. Topics included U.S. response to reports of Syria’s use of chemical weapons, ...
592Jan 25, 2013
Newsmakers with Senator James Inhofe
Senator James Inhofe (R-OK), the new ranking member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, talked from Tulsa, Oklahoma, about key defense issues, including the confirmation hearing of former ...
258Mar 9, 2012
Newsmakers with Senator Carl Levin
Senate Armed Services Committee Chair Carl Levin (D-MI) talked about U.S. policy toward Iran,and heading off any Iranian further nuclear enrichment programs. He also discussed U.S. policy ...
157Feb 1, 2011
Situation in Egypt
Jim Michaels, reporting by phone from Cairo, gave an update on the unrest in Egypt.
1,265Jan 31, 2011
Unrest in Egypt
Steve Heydemann talked about the current situation in Egypt, the potential diplomatic fallout for the U.S. and its allies in the region, and other Middle East governments that might also be in ...
28Jan 6, 2009
Update on Gaza Conflict
Jim Michaels talked about the latest news on the situation in Gaza.
43Apr 8, 2008
General Petraeus and Ambassador Crocker Hearings
Jim Michaels previewed the upcoming testimony by General Petraeus and Ambassador Crocker on progress made in Iraq, the next step forward, internal conflict between Iraqi factions, and the Iraqi ...
75Mar 14, 2008
Situation in Iraq
Senator Jack Reed talked about U.S. policy regarding the war in Iraq, which was approaching its fifth anniversary. He recently made his eleventh trip to Iraq. After he left, the ...
97Aug 10, 2007
Future of Africa
Theresa Whelan was interviewed about the Defense Department’s AFRICOM and the strategic importance of Africa to the U.S. and the world. AFRICOM will be a unified combat command for all of ...
19Nov 15, 2002
Lessons from Previous Conflicts
The panelists talked about lessons they had learned from covering past military conflicts, and how the experiences would affect their reporting in the event of another war with Iraq. They also ...