John Noonan

national security commentator and analyst

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Former national security analyst for Jeb Bush and Mitt Romney and also a former nuclear missile officer

John Noonan on KCRW

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump were in the same place, but not at the same time. Even so, it's being called a preview of the formal debates to come.

The candidates, up close and personal but light on policy

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump were in the same place, but not at the same time. Even so, it's being called a preview of the formal debates to come.

from To the Point

In 1945, the US became the first nation to use a nuclear weapon when it dropped bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Since then, no other country has followed suit.

Barack Obama's nuclear legacy

In 1945, the US became the first nation to use a nuclear weapon when it dropped bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Since then, no other country has followed suit.

from To the Point

The embarrassing leak of thousands of Democratic National Committee emails came from WikiLeaks, but there's some evidence that it originated with Russian hackers.

Donald Trump and the Russian connection

The embarrassing leak of thousands of Democratic National Committee emails came from WikiLeaks, but there's some evidence that it originated with Russian hackers.

from To the Point

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