Lebanon Update: The State Of Citizen Militias

Join Ray Suarez and his guests for Talk of the Nation. On today's show, a half-hour will be devoted to bringing listeners up-to-date on the developing situation in Lebanon and the Middle East. In our second half-hour, we'll talk with author Ken Stern about the state of citizen militias, one year after the Oklahoma City bombing. Guests: Sunni Khalid NPR Correspondent Beirut, Lebanon Speaker Director of the National Security Program Senior Fellow at Council of Foreign Relations Listeners call in Kenneth Stern Author A Force Upon the Plain: The American Militia Movement And the Politics of Hate (1996, Simon and Schuster) New York, NY Listeners call in



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