Afghanistan supplies 72% of the world's opium. How will U.S. drug policy be affected by our war in Afghanistan and the added security measures that the Bush Administration is taking to protect Americans from terrorism? Larry Mantle speaks with the executive director and director of the Lindesmith Center, a policy organization that helped frame Proposition 36 passed last November, advocating treatment rather than jail time for first time drug offenders.
Larry sits down with republican and democratic strategists to analyze party responses after President Trump backtracked his criticism of the white nationalists in Charlottesville by condemning violence "on many sides." We also dive into what each country wants to get out of the NAFTA renegotiations starting today; what is the alt-left?; and more.
A heated protest against the removal of a Robert E. Lee statue in Charlottesville, Va. ended in the death of one counter-protester after a white nationalist drove his car into a crowd. AirTalk dives into how the conflict started; the ethics of publicly identifying the white nationalists photographed at the rally via social media; what is the white nationalist movement?; and more.
AirTalk explores the possibilities of back-channel diplomacy following news that the U.S. has been secretly in contact with North Korea as tensions continue to rise. We also look at the role of Snapchat in social media as it suffers major losses; review this week's movie releases on FilmWeek; and more.
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