Archives: National Security

Whistle-blowers or Traitors?

Last Sunday former VP Dick Cheney called Edward Snowden a traitor. Though he’s been hailed by some as a hero, Snowden says he’s neither saint nor sinner, but just “an American.” This hour we’ll take a close look at the NSA’s data-gathering program, and discuss when the government’s right to keep secrets, and when to blow the whistle.

Reaction to Osama Bin Laden’s Death

Discussion of Osama Bin Laden’s death with Richard Herrmann the Director of the Mershon Center for International Security Studies at Ohio State University.

U.S. National Security Strategy

Perspectives on developing a “well-rounded” national security strategy for the United States, the dangers of nuclear proliferation, and national security consequences of American economic policy