Iran http://iowapublicradio.org en Former Senate Majority Lead George Mitchell http://iowapublicradio.org/post/former-senate-majority-lead-george-mitchell <p><a href="http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=m000811">Former Senate Majority Leader George Mitchell</a> has made a career out of crafting compromise. First in the U.S. Senate, then later brokering peace in Northern Ireland, and finally tackling peace in the Middle East.&nbsp; Host Ben Kieffer talks with Mitchell about Syria and Iran. He’ll also share his views on what is driving the hyper-partisan atmosphere in Washington.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Tue, 04 Feb 2014 19:25:56 +0000 Ben Kieffer & Sarah Boden 35785 at http://iowapublicradio.org Former Senate Majority Lead George Mitchell Politics Day: International Concerns http://iowapublicradio.org/post/politics-day-international-concerns <p>As drones proliferate and become more sophisticated, what questions does this raise in the international arena? Do drones present challenges we’ve never faced before?<br><br>It's politics day here on the program, and this hour we cast our analysis to the world outside our border. We take a look at how new technology, drones and cyber attacks, are shaping international politics. Also, updates on Syria, Iran, North Korea and Afghanistan. Our analysts are Lindsay Cohn, of the University of Northern Iowa, and Jim McCormick, of Iowa State University.</p><p></p> Wed, 13 Mar 2013 18:30:41 +0000 Ben Kieffer 17624 at http://iowapublicradio.org Politics Day: International Concerns International Politics http://iowapublicradio.org/post/international-politics <p>Protests continue in Egypt in advance of voting on a new constitution. On politics day Ben Kieffer talks with political experts about why protestors say the draft constitution does not represent the hope inspired by the Arab spring. And why NATO fears the Syrian President may use chemical weapons on his own people.</p><p></p> Wed, 12 Dec 2012 19:32:11 +0000 Ben Kieffer 11914 at http://iowapublicradio.org International Politics