Jim McCormick http://iowapublicradio.org en Politics Day: Drones & International Politics http://iowapublicradio.org/post/politics-day-drones-international-politics <div>Legal experts have expressed grave reservations about an Obama administration memo concluding that the United States can <a href="http://openchannel.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/02/04/16843014-exclusive-justice-department-memo-reveals-legal-case-for-drone-strikes-on-americans?lite" target="_blank">order the killing</a> of American citizens believed to be affiliated with al-Qaida.</div><div>On today's River to River we’ll talk about the drone controversy and other international political issues with analysts Jim McCormick of Iowa State University and David Skidmore of Drake University.</div><div Wed, 06 Feb 2013 19:05:31 +0000 Ben Kieffer 14584 at http://iowapublicradio.org Politics Day: Drones & International Politics Politics Day http://iowapublicradio.org/post/politics-day-16 <p>Are you one of the 47 percent&nbsp;of Americans who quote, “don’t pay taxes” and “believe government has the responsibility to care” for you?</p><p>Host Ben Kieffer, joined by our political experts, discuss the&nbsp;fallout from the surreptitiously taped video of Mitt Romney. Then, our experts talk about the impact of the Middle East attacks on the presidential race.</p> Wed, 19 Sep 2012 18:21:17 +0000 Ben Kieffer 8191 at http://iowapublicradio.org Politics Day The Politics of Foreign Policy http://iowapublicradio.org/post/politics-foreign-policy <p>This week Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney wrapped up a three-nation international trip – to England, Israel and Poland. Some of his comments abroad sure put him in the media limelight, but will it help or hurt his campaign? Host Ben Kieffer talks with political science professors &nbsp;Lindsay Cohn from the University of Northern Iowa and Jim McCormick from Iowa&nbsp;State&nbsp;University&nbsp;about the politics of foreign policy in this presidential election year.</p> Wed, 01 Aug 2012 14:23:09 +0000 Ben Kieffer 5573 at http://iowapublicradio.org The Politics of Foreign Policy