www.facebook.com twitter.com thelip.tv EPISODE SYNOPSIS: Tim Clemente shares his truth with Media Mayhem about his experience in Somalia and Iraq. From the reasons that Somalis turn to piracy–along with who bankrolls their boats–to the sectarian divisions in Iraq, he also sets his sights on what we are doing wrong at home in the war on terror. GUEST BIO: As an FBI Special Agent Tim Clemente worked as a counter-terrorism and tactical operations expert around the world, specializing in Europe, the Balkans, the Middle East, and Africa. An expert interviewer/interrogator, he is extremely adept at “flipping” people, effortlessly turning defendants, detainees, and targets into cooperators. Tim spent five years running a highly classified (above Top Secret), covert joint operation with the DOE NEST, directly protecting the United States from the threat of rogue nuclear and WMD attack. In his undercover persona as a drug smuggler, Tim worked on long-term narcotics and organized crime investigations in the US, Colombia, and Venezuela, targeting and taking down members of the notorious Cali Cartel. Prior to the FBI Tim was a Police Officer with the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department. On the streets of one of the most violent cities in the US, he received multiple commendations for bravery and exceptional performance of duty. After his career with the FBI Tim worked as an embedded, uniformed Counter Improvised Explosive Device Investigator with the US Army 3rd Corps in Iraq …
EPISODE SYNOPSIS: Having spent years as the White House and Senior Foreign Correspondent for ABC News, Martha Raddatz is one of the most recognizable faces in American journalism. She shared with us some of her esteemed insight via skype for today’s show. We cover the most recent developments in the Chinese dissident scandal, her take on the Iraq war–both there and here in the states–and what really goes into being assigned to cover the White House. GUEST BIO: Martha Raddatz was named Senior Foreign Affairs correspondent for ABC News in November 2008, after serving as White House correspondent during the last term of President George W. Bush’s administration. In addition to covering the day to day foreign and domestic stories from the White House, Ms. Raddatz has traveled from Haiti to Yemen to the Mideast and through south Asia. Raddatz traveled to Pakistan and Afghanistan dozens of times, and to Iraq 21 times to cover the ongoing conflict. She was on the last convoy out of Iraq and she is the only television reporter allowed to cover a combat mission over Afghanistan in an F15 fighter jet, spending nearly 10 hours in the air on two separate missions. In the early hours of June 8, 2006, she was the first correspondent to report that Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, the leader of al Qaeda in Iraq, had been killed in a US air strike north of Baghdad. In 2011, Raddatz reported exclusive details on the raid that killed Osama Bin Laden. That same year she had an exclusive interview on …
Question by Oarsof6: Why is ABC news advertising the Sarah Palin interview with a picture and caption “Iraq war a ‘holy war’?” ?
When did Sarah Palin say that the Iraq war was a “holy war”?
Answer by bgee2001ca She has indicated that is her belief on a couple of occasions, including her first speech upon being chosen to run.
That is all the world needs, another religious nut case in a position of real power.
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