Monday, April 20, 2009

Tonight on COUNTERPOINT with Scott Harris

This week's guests on Counterpoint, hosted by Scott Harris:
  • Attorney Michael Ratner of the Center for Constitutional Rights takes a critical look at President Obama's release of Bush administration memos authorizing torture and his decision not to prosecute CIA interrogators who administered torture to U.S. held detainees.
  • Independent journalist and author Dahr Jamail recounts his recent trip to Iraq where he found a dangerous breakdown in the fragile truce between former Sunni insurgents, placed on the U.S. payroll, and a resumption of anti-occupation resistance operations against the American military and Iraqi government security forces.
  • Mark Weisbrot, co-director of Center for Economic and Policy Research assesses President Obama's summitt meeting with Latin American leaders in Trinidad and Tobago, where there were new signs of a thaw in U.S. - Cuban and Venezuelan relations.
  • Highlights of discussion panels from the annual Left Forum: Turning Points conference held in New York City April 17-19.
Monday, April 20 at 8:00 PM. An archive of Counterpoint programs is accessible for free. Technorati tags: ,