WAMC Commentaries from Dr. Steven Leibo

Since 1997 Dr. Steven Leibo, the Sherman David Spector Professor in the Humanities at The Sage Colleges, has served as an international affairs commentator for WAMC North Eastern Public Radio. Information about WAMC or specifics on Professor Leibo's commentaries can be found through these links:

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Topic Archives

Oct. 4, 2007 "Moving the Burmese Military"
Sept. 6, 2007, "Remembering Nine Eleven"
March 22, 2007 "On Setting Dates"
March 8, 2007 "Making Progress on North Korea?'
Feburary 22, 2007 "Taking Charge of Ourselves"
January 25, 2007 "On the State of the Global Union
January 11, 2007 A Slide Show to Remember
December 28, 2006 Cartter's New Mission
December 14, 2006 The Clash of Civilizations
Novermber 30, 2006 On Living Through Revolutions
November 16, 2006 Making a Difference
October 25, 2006 A QUESTION OF JUDGEMENT
October 11, 2006 FATHERS & SONS
September 28, 2006 LISTENING TO THE CANDIDATES
September 14, 2006 UNDERSTANDING U.S. POLITICS
August 10, 2006 INTERNATIONAL FRIENDS
August 31, 2006 IRANS BIG DAY
July 22, 2006 TIBET
July 6, 2006 NORTH KOREAS MISSILE LAUNCH
May 11, 2006 WORLD WATCH 2006
April 27, 2006 OUR CHINESE ENERGY CHALLENGE
April 13, 2006 AMERICAS MOMENT OF CHOICE
March 30, 2006 BUSH MAKES THE RIGHT DECISION
March 16, 2006 MILOSEVIC: A HELPFUL GESTURE
March 2, 2006 CHINA AND THE INTERNET
February 16, 2006 THE LAST BEST CHANCE
February 2, 2006 THE MIDDLE EASTERN EARTHQUAKE
January 19, 2006 IRAQS BIG ELECTION
January 5, 2006 NEW YEARS RESOLUTIONS
December 8, 2005 WAR AND THE SOUL
November 10, 2005 THE REAL GLOBALIZATION
October 27, 2005 THE WRONG BETRAYAL
May 1, 2003 ON GETTING TO THE HARD PART IN IRAQ
October 13, 2005 ANOTHER TRIUMPH FOR GEORGE W?
September 29, 2005 KATRINAS URGENT MESSAGE
September 15, 2005 THE MANDATE OF HEAVEN
September 1, 2005 GETTING OIL PRICES RIGHT
August 11, 2005 ISRAEL DOING THE RIGHT THING
July 28, 2005 GROWING UP ABOUT CHINA
July 14, 2005 SOMETHING WORTH WORRYING ABOUT
June 30, 2005 TIME TO SET A DATE
June 16, 2005 BETRAYING OUR VETS AGAIN
June 2, 2005 HOLDING AMERICA BACK
May 19, 2005 BUT WHATS IN IT FOR US?
May 5, 2005 DID YOU FORGET TO PACK SOMETHING?
April 21, 2005 GENOCIDE: GROWTH INDUSTRY
April 7, 2005 FIGHTING FOR OUR LIVES
March 24, 2005 CONFRONTATION OF A GENERATION
March 10, 2005 SETTING THE GOLD STANDARD
February 24, 2005 GETTING REAL WITH NORTH KOREA
February 10, 2005 HITTING BACK AT FDR
January 28, 2005 ON THE WRONG FOUNDING FATHERS
January 6, 2005 THE AMERICA WE WANT HER TO BE
December 9, 2004 THE UKRAINE LEADS THE WAY
November 25, 2004 FIGHTING FOR TOMORROWS THANKSGIVING
November 11, 2004 THE MAN WHO LIVED TOO LONG
October 28, 2004 WHATS AT STAKE: THE POLITICS OF IDENTITY AND LEGITIMACY
October 14, 2004 YOU HAD TO BE THERE
September 23, 2004 GEORGE W. BUSH: COMPASSIONATE CONSERVATIVE?
September 9, 2004 CAMPAIGN CLICHES
August 26, 2004 MAKING THE MOST OF THE REPUBLICAN CONVENTION
August 12, 2004 AN EXCELLENT BOOK FOR THE BEACH:
July 22, 2004 WILLIAM F. BUCKLEY JR: AN APPRECIATION
July 8, 2004 GOING BEYOND MICHAEL MOORE FAHRENHEIT 911
June 24, 2004 A CALIFORNIAN REMEMBERS RONALD REAGAN
May 13, 2004 A DECENT INTERVAL
April 29, 2004 ON SUPPORTING OUR TROOPS
April 15, 2004 ON FACING REALITIES
April 1, 2004 FROM BOTH SIDES OF THE PODIUM
March 18, 2004 ON LEARNING FROM THE REPUBLICANS
March 2, 2004 ON MEL GIBSONS LOST OPPORTUNITY
February 19, 2004 THE MAN WHO WOULD BE PRESIDENT
February 5, 2004 A POINT OF CLARIFICATION
January 22, 2004 WHAT THE PRESIDENT FORGOT TO MENTION
January 8, 2004 ACADEMIC FREEDOM AS THE FIRST LINE OF DEFENSE
December 11, 2003 ON FINDING A CANDIDATE
November 26, 2003 On Embracing and Rejecting Traditions
November 13, 2003 On Americas New Democratic Crusade
October 30, 2003 On Getting Out of of the Ivory Tower
October 16, 2003 What the President Did Not Know
October 2, 2003 ON CHINAS NEW DIRECTION
September 18, 2003 THE REAL FIGHT FOR DEMOCRACY
September 4, 2003 NINE ELEVEN TWO YEARS ON
August 7, 2003 Lessons from the Romans
July 24, 2003 Rumsfelds New Perspective
July 09, 2003 ON AMERICAS HISTORY OF SCANDAL
June 26, 2003 AMERICAS NEW DIRECTION
June 12, 2003 ON SETTING A GOOD EXAMPLE
May 29, 2003 ON PLANNING FOR THE LONG TERM
May 15, 2003 ON DEALING WITH NORTH KOREA
April 17, 2003 On Demonstrating
April 3, 2003 On the Intoxicant of War
March 20, 2003 What Does Dad Think
March 6, 2003 ON DISLIKING THE FRENCH
February 20, 2003 Revisiting the Suez Crisis
February 6, 2003 LEARNING THE WRONG LESSONS FROM THE CUBAN MISSILE CRISIS
January 23, 2003 The Box that Bush Built
January 9, 2003 THINKING ABOUT THE DRAFT
December 28, 2002 ON DEALING WITH NORTH KOREA
December 12, 2002 ON STANDING DOWN IN THE PERSIAN GULF
November 28, 2002 ON ACTIVISM WITHOUT HOMEWORK
November 14, 2002 Bush and the UN
October 31, 2002 THINKING ABOUT DEMOCRACY HERE AND ABROAD
October 17, 2002 THINKING ABOUT VOTING THIS ELECTION SEASON
October 03, 2002 ON ENHANCING NATIONAL SECURITY
September 19, 2002 GETTING THE WHOLE STORY
September 5, 2002 On Not Learning the Lessons of Sept. 11
August 22, 2002 FINDING BUSH A NEW DIRECTION
ON GETTING August 8, 2002 BACK TO THE WORLD
June 11, 2002 ON NOTICING SOUTH ASIA
MAY 30, 2002 TALKING WITH YASSER ARAFAT
MAY 2, 2002 ON FRIENDS NOT LETTING FRIENDS DRIVE DRUNK
April 18, 2002 ON THE FAILURE OF LEADERSHIP IN THE MIDDLE EAST
February 21, 2002 ON THINKING ABOUT GENERATIONAL WARFARE
January 24, 2002 Tripping Over Americas Past
January 3, 2002 On Making the Right Choices in Central Asia
December 13, 2001 On Americas New Enemies
December 27, 2001 Rethinking the Middle East Peace Process
November 1, 2001 Holding Steady in the War on Terrorism
November 28, 2001 AMTRAK
October 3, 2001 9/11: Three Weeks On
October 18, 2001 The Real Roots of our Crisis
September 21, 2001 America: Learning What the World Already Knew