FROM Mark Walker
Camp Pendleton May House Guantanamo Detainees The Camp Pendleton Marine Base is one site the Pentagon is looking at to hold terrorist suspects now at Guantanamo Bay. Barack Obama has made it clear he intends to close the infamous prison for terrorist suspects.
Marine Charged in Haditha Killings At Camp Pendleton today, four Marines were charged with un-premeditated murder in the deaths of 24 Iraqi civilians last year in the town of Haditha. Four officers, who were not at the scene, were accused of failures in investigating and reporting the deaths.
The longest US war: Will Trump send more troops to Afghanistan? The Trump White House is divided over the Pentagon's request for more troops in Afghanistan—where the US has been fighting for the past 16 years. Is there a formula -- either for "victory" or a political settlement? Is there an end in sight for America's longest war?
Human Rights in the era of Donald Trump President Trump’s UN Ambassador, Nikki Haley, said today the US might pull out of the United Nations’ Human Rights Council. Serious violators of human rights are members of the Council itself–and a US resignation could make things worse. Later on today’s show, now that he’s into his second term, comedian turned US Senator Al Franken is telling jokes again.
Is the threat from Russia missing from the Russia meddling probe? There's much being made about the Trump administration's possible ties with Russia. But the bottom line is Russia's effort to influence American democracy. Do the President and his aides care enough to take action before voters go back to the polls?
Trump's 'America First' goes missing abroad In the Middle East, President Trump is changing some policies of the Obama Administration—and reversing his own campaign attacks on Islam as a religion that "hates us." We hear about his visit to Saudi Arabia and what's at stake for the rest of his foreign excursion.