Issues in the News - Voice of America
To listen to an audio podcast, mouse over the title and click Play. Open iTunes to download and subscribe to podcasts.
Prominent Washington correspondents discuss topics making headlines around the world.
||CleanWhat's Behind Trump's Overhaul? - Issues in the News - August 19, 2016||Moderator Fred Barnes, Executive Editor of The Weekly Standard, David Rennie, Washington Bureau Chief & Lexington Columnist for The Economist, and Tom DeFrank, Contributing Editor at National Journal discuss Trump’s latest overhaul of his campaign team, Russian use of the Iranian base to strike Syria, Turkey’s prisoners’ release, and the Olympics in Rio.||19 8 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhat's Behind Putin's Chief of Staff Reshuffle? - Issues in the News - August 12, 2016||Moderator Fred Barnes, Executive Editor of The Weekly Standard, Linda Feldmann, Washington Bureau Chief of The Christian Science Monitor, and Hilary Krieger, Digital Editor at CNN Politics discuss the Trump-Clinton race to the White House including dueling economic plans, the 50 GOP security officials critical of Donald Trump, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s visit to Russia, and tensions between Ukraine and Russia.||12 8 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIssues in the News - August 05, 2016||Moderator Barbara Slavin, Washington Correspondent for Al-Monitor and Acting Director of the Future of Iran Initiative at the Atlantic Council, Linda Feldmann, Washington Bureau Chief for the Christian Science Monitor, and Tom DeFrank, Contributing Editor at National Journal discuss the US presidential race, the payments to Iran controversy, Turkey’s pressing case for US-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen’s extradition and rising anti-Americanism in Turkey, and the Olympics in Rio.||5 8 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIs Russia Behind DNC Hacking? - Issues in the News - July 29, 2016||Moderator Fred Barnes, Executive Editor of The Weekly Standard, Barbara Slavin, Acting Director of the Future of Iran Initiative at the Atlantic Council and Washington Correspondent for Al-Monitor, and Michael Williams, contributor to CBS Radio in Washington, discuss the politics and substance of the Democratic National Convention where Hillary Clinton made history as the first woman to clinch the nomination for president by a major US political party, fallout over the DNC hacking/email release including the resignation of DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz, findings by US intelligence that indicate Russia was behind the DNC hacking, and Republican nominee Donald Trump’s active encouragement of a foreign power to conduct espionage against a political opponent by inviting Russia to hack Clinton’s computer to find “missing” emails.||29 7 2016||Free||View in iTunes|