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A picture taken on July 17, 2014 shows flames and smoke amongst the wreckages of the malaysian airliner carrying 295 people from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur after it crashed, near the town of Shaktarsk, in rebel-held east Ukraine.  (Photo credit Alexander KHUDOTEPLY/AFP/Getty Images)

Philadelphia Foreign Policy Expert On Response To Malaysian Plane: Pres. Obama ‘Has Very Little Interest In Foreign Policy’

Chris Stigall spoke with foreign policy analyst Ed Turzanski on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT about President Obama’s response to the missile strike that downed a Malaysian Airlines flight.

07/18/2014

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Foreign Policy Analyst Speaks To Stigall About The Current Situation In Ukraine

Turzanski, the John Templeton Fellow at the Foreign Policy Research Institute and a Political Science Professor at LaSalle University, said the Russians are not taking the current actions against them seriously.

03/19/2014

(Smoke rises from the Westgate Mall in Nairobi, Kenya on September 23rd.  Credit: Carl de Souza/ AFP/ Getty Images)

US Terrorism Expert Says Too Soon To Assess Kenya Mall Attackers

El Shabbab’s goal, says Clint Watts of the Foreign Policy Research Institute in Philadelphia, is probably to show that it is resurgent.

09/23/2013

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Local Terrorism Expert Says Bombing Attack Is A Game Changer

It was strategic, on Patriot’s Day, at the finish line of the Boston Marathon. Three people were killed, more than 150 wounded.

04/19/2013

(Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, in US goverment identification photo.)

Chechen Connection Worries Philadelphia-Based Terrorism Expert

“It is very disconcerting that (Chechen fighters) now come to the United States — because it would strain credulity that it was only these two,” says Edward Turzanski of the Foreign Policy Research Institute.

04/19/2013

(Ben Affleck directed and starred in "Argo.")

Movie Based on 1979 Iran Hostage Crisis Departs From Facts With Good Effect, Says Expert

The covert operation was declassified after the fact, by the Clinton administration.

10/19/2012

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Local Expert Weighs In On Libya’s Official Transition To Democracy

Three days after the death of Moamar Qaddafi, Libyan rebels have declared liberation and say the country will be guided by Islamic principals.

10/23/2011

Ed Turzanski in file photo (credit: CBS)

La Salle Professor Says Bin Laden Death Is Good News For US Foreign Policy, Domestic Peace

“One-hundred percent” is the grade that La Salle University professor Edward Turzanski gives the military operation that killed bin Laden, although he wishes the body had been viewed by independent journalists before burial at sea.

05/02/2011

(Egyptians in Tahrir Square, Cairo, celebrate the fall of Mubarak.  Photo from AP)

Egypt At A Crucial Moment, Says Philadelphia-Based Mideast Expert

Edward Turzanski, senior fellow at the Foreign Policy Research Institute, says one of the first jobs after Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak’s resignation will be putting together elections.

02/11/2011

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