Obama announced this week that he’s sending another 450 troops to Iraq. Why, and will we ever see a true end date to our involvement there? Then, former terror suspects interrogated at C.I.A. detention sites and places like Guantanamo are starting to speak out about their experiences. What are they saying, and what new information does it give us about U.S. detainee policies? Next, Whole Foods is locked in a conflict with organic farmers. What’s it about and what does it mean for consumers? In our regular Friday film segment, our critics discuss “Jurassic World” and a slew of indie offerings. And finally, a story on the rules of the road when it comes to personal and commercial drones.
Iraq’s Forever War, Detainee Memories, Whole Foods vs. Farmers
From this Episode:
A 'Forever War' in Iraq?
George W. Bush made his famous “mission accomplished” speech on May 1, 2003. But twelve years later, the Iraq mission still doesn’t seem to have quite been accomplished....
One man lost his eye. Another’s rectum was so damaged he can’t sit without a pillow. A third was strung up naked on a pole for two days. These men are the first to speak up...
Whole Foods vs. Organic Farmers
Whole Foods is practically synonymous with “organic.” But now the grocery chain is on the outs with organic farmers. As other stores have begun to take over the organic...
Friday Film: 'Jurassic World' and More
A long-awaited blockbuster, “Jurassic World,” drops this weekend. Does the movie revive the franchise, or just rehash it? After that, it’s all indie counterprogramming at...