• Understanding The Middle East

    Understanding The Middle East

    This, from the Washington Post's Adam Taylor, is very good. My conversation yesterday with The New York Times' John Fisher Burns adds more background from the most experienced foreign correspondent in the world. But Christian C. Sahner's new book, Amid the Ruins: Syria Past and Present, is a revelation. He…

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  • John Fisher Burns on Ebola, China, and ISIS

    Two time Pulitzer winner and chief foreign correspondent for the new York Times, John Burns, joined me to talk about the turmoil in Hong Kong and China, and also in the Middle East. Audio: 09-30hhs-burns Transcript: HH: I am joined by John Fisher Burns, New York Times' chief foreign correspondent…

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  • Bill Kristol On The Crises Abroad

    Bill Kristol joined me on the show today. The interview covered a lot of ground: Audio: 09-30hhs-kristol Transcript: HH: Joined now by Weekly Standard editor, Bill Kristol. Bill, welcome, it's always a pleasure to talk with you. BK: Good talking to you, Hugh. HH: I want to get to the…

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  • The New Yorker’s Ryan Lizza On Rand Paul

    The New Yorker's Ryan Lizza wrote a mini-biography of Rand Paul for the current issue of The New Yorker. He joined me today to discuss the piece: Audio: 09-29hhs-lizza Transcript: HH: I begin with Ryan Lizza, the Washington correspondent for the New Yorker. Hello, Ryan, welcome back, it's been too…

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  • Congressman Jim Jordan on The Benghazi Committee

    Ohio Congressman Jim Jordan, a member of the Select Committee on Benghazi in the House, joined me Wednesday to talk about the hearing which began the Committee's public proceedings and the schedule ahead: Audio: 09-24hhs-jordan Transcript: HH: Joined now by Ohio Congressman Jim Jordan. He represents Ohio's 4th Congressional District.…

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  • Dexter Filkins on the Kurds and ISIS

    The New Yorker's Dexter Filkins joins me to open Wednesday's show, talking about his long piece on the Kurds and ISIS from the current New Yorker. My own Townhall.com column charts how this election has turd into a national security election, causing great panic aong Democrats. The audio of the…

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