Author: George Templeton

Foreign Matters 2-12-18: Memo rants, Olympic rants

Tonight the host of the show is going to get some things off his chest. The latest revelations in the Russia investigation/scandal. Then the Winter Olympics is off and running and after providing updates and a few highlights from the first several days there will be rants about that too. Figure skating judging and the abysmal reaction of the political media to the Opening Ceremony will feature prominently. In and around all that a lot of other foreign news. Fasten your seat belts at 10 p.m. on...

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Foreign Matters 1-29-18: Potluck!

Tonight on Foreign Matters we will go through a lot of different stories in our normal brief as well as talking about what’s going on with USA Gymnastics and should there be changes in age limits for international competitions. What other show will talk about things as diverse as the Australian Open, el Chapo, fitness trackers threatening national security and sandwiches endangering the planet. Only at 10 p.m. and only at...

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Foreign Matters 1-22-18: Turkey vs. the Kurds

Tonight on Foreign Matters we will examine the news that Turkey has finally involved themselves in the Syrian conflict. Not to fight ISIS who’ve been driven from their home base in Raqqa, Syria but to fight American backed Kurdish forces. What are the implications and will it lead to a showdown between nominal NATO allies. Plus news on American Vice President Mike Pence’s trip to the Middle East, Angela Merkel’s efforts to form a government and much more. Join us at 10 p.m. at...

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Foreign Matter 1-15-18: Project Cassandra

Foreign Matters returns from it’s extended holiday hiatus tonight. And the main focus will be the stunning story from Politico about Project Cassandra, its efforts against Hezbollah and the Obama administration’s apparent moves to thwart the project amidst the talks with Iran. Also interesting news about North Korea’s participation in next month’s Winter Olympics in South Korea. Speaking of overseas sports we will discuss the start of the first major in tennis, the Australian Open, the opening of soccer’s transfer window as well as the start of the African Cup of Nations. All this and more at the https://thebinge.net/chat/...

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