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Podcast Episode 13: Humanitarian Interventions and the Right’s Struggle with Inequality

Good evening and happy Cinco de Mayo, TAI podcast listeners! We’ve got a real treat for you this week.

First, host Richard Aldous talks Libya and Syria with Alan Kuperman, Associate Professor of Public Affairs at the LBJ School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas, Austin. The two discuss the fiasco that was NATO’s intervention in Libya, and contrast the decision to overthrow Qaddafi with the restraint being shown by the West in confronting Assad in Syria.

Then, Walter Russell Mead comes on the show to discuss his recent essay on the troublesome issue of inequality for the right, and the historical roots of the modern-day divide between “establishment” and Tea Party Republicans.

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Published on May 5, 2014 6:07 pm
  • Anthony

    Good listening, enjoyable and recommended for both podcast regulars and TAI readers – good way to invest 38 minutes.

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