Are the Russians determined to sway the US elections or are we looking for a twenty six year-old boogie man? Amid rampant speculation by the American popular media, Voice to America will get the straight talk from an actual Russian political scientist. The Russians seem like the perfect smoke screen for the DNC amid Julian Assange's resurgence.
Then we head from the Kremlin and speak to our French voice Mark about the heightened instances of terror throughout Europe. We'll find out what is or is not being done and what the people of Europe are saying about the current methods authorities are using to thwart terror.
Finally, it wasn't just US citizens who tuned in for the conventions, people around the world paid close attention to the drama these past two weeks. Voice to America will focus on foreign media's coverage of the three ring circuses we call conventions.
On today's show we discuss strategies to defeat ISIS with terror analyst Tawfik Hamid. Tawfik was a former radicalized Muslim under Al-Zawahiri the current head of Al Qaeda. We'll find out which plan will yield the best results in the global war on terror.
Then we get a global perspective on Trump's nomination at the GOP convention last week and talk about his plans for "extreme vetting" of immigrants heading to the US.
We'll speak to our Afghani voice about the recent attack in Kabul. How did ISIS establish a stronghold in the region?
The Turkish president said an imam in Pennsylvania orchestrated the attempted coup in Turkey last week. President Erdogan is demanding the US hand the him over to Turkey or else. We'll talk to our Turkish voices Oguz and Kareem about the allegations, the possible fallout and what Obama's response should be.
After the most recent round of European terror attacks, the security state seems to be an inevitability in Europe and America. To get an honest perspective of what it's like living in with checkpoints and mandatory inspections, we'll speak to an Israeli voice about what it's like to live in a heavily secured society.
Welcome to the Wild West. That's what three countries think of the United States in the wake of the Dallas Massacre. The Bahamas, the UAE and Bahrain have issued warnings to citizens traveling to the US. With the police shootings, Black Lives Matter protesters, gun violence and terrorist attacks, some governments think the US is more of a war zone than a travel destination. Are these legitimate travel warnings or is the US getting a taste of her own medicine?
Obama said "Europe can count on the US," after a series of high-profile NATO meetings this week in Poland. He cited Russian aggression and the flow of immigrants as reasons for solidarity. Is the president just saying what NATO wants to hear or does he truly support plans to halt the Red Army's aggression?
You've heard of taking over the family business, but the Bin Laden family business? Looks like one of Osama's sons is old enough to start running his own terror network. Yes, you read that right, we have another Bin Laden to worry about only this time he's out to "avenge" his father's death.
On today's show we're focusing on the Ramadan Massacres taking place throughout the Middle East. Our Iraqi voice, Khanna says the bombings in Baghdad are being played down by the US media. The New York Times is reporting 120 people were killed in the Sunday attack, but our voice says it's much closer to 200.
Then we're headed to Turkey to speak with returning guest Oguz about the Istanbul airport attacks which left more than 45 people dead. He'll explain why he thinks the Turkish government is in bed with ISIS.
Finally, we're speaking with a Bangladeshi voice about the cafe attacks where more than 20 people lost their lives last week.
Apparently we are supposed to sit back and listen to the mainstream media push a polished, packaged version of the truth: that ISIS is far from being eliminated.