WERU News Report 4/22/14

Host: Amy Browne
Producer: Carolyn Coe

Issue: US hegemony

Program Topic: US Pivot to Asia Pacific

Key Discussion Points:

a) The US is expanding its investment militarily, economically, and diplomatically in Asia.

b) Military actions and bases in Asia have economic and social costs to the local populations.

c) US militarism has, at times, met with strong resistance overseas.

Guests:

Joseph Gerson, Director of the American Friends Service Committee’s Peace and Economic Security Program

Hyun Lee, a member of Nodutdol

Subrata Ghoshroy, research associate for MIT’s Science, Technology and Global Security Working Group

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