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La Salle Political Science Professor Discusses Obama Dealing With Iran To Confront ISIS

Rich Zeoli talked to La Salle Professor of Political Science, Dr. Michael Boyle, on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT about a secret letter President Obama sent to the leader of Iran.

11/07/2014

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Chris Stigall Talks To Dr. John Nagl On Dealing With ISIL In Iraq And Syria

Chris Stigall spoke with former Lieutenant Colonel and the current Headmaster at the Havertown School, John Nagl, about a piece he’s written calling for more engagement in the fight against ISIL in Syria and Iraq.

10/14/2014

Stigall Show Log 10.14.14

Chris discussed the latest on the battle against ISIL in Iraq and Syria, New York Time Columnist Paul Krugman’s defense of President Obama, and the Catholic Church’s recent statements on homosexuality. He talked to Dr. John Nagl at 7:00 and Eagles General Howie Roseman at 8:20.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–10/14/2014

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Local Couple Shares Their Experiences As Humanitarian Workers In Iraq

“A close call? No. I do not feel we escaped by the skin of our teeth,” Debbie said. “We did not escape. We would have remained.”

10/13/2014

Stigall Show Log 10.13.14

Chris reviewed the Eagles shutout win over the Giants, the second case of Ebola in Dallas, and record low ratings for Saturday Night Live. He talks to Michael Bronstein and Jeff Roe on the Monday Morning Matchup at 7:00, CBS 3’s Beasley Reece at 8:00, and historian Edward Larson at 8:20.

10/13/2014

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White House Intruder Identified As Army Veteran

The man accused of getting inside the White House after scaling a fence is a veteran who was awarded a medal for his service in Iraq and retired due to disability, the Army said Sunday.

09/21/2014

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Former Top Army Official: The U.S. Should Arm The Free Syrian Army

Kean said he agrees with the plan to arm rebels in Syria but wishes we had begun the process years ago.

09/18/2014

Stigall Show Log 9.18.14

Chris reviewed last night’s event at the National Constitution Center with Texas Senator Ted Cruz, former Defense Secretary Robert Gates’ statement on the necessity of sending troops to Iraq, and the doctor shortage facing Philadelphia. He talks to comedian John Heffron at 7:20 and author Clive Thompson at 8:20.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–09/18/2014

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Gov. Christie On Terror Threat: ‘We Need To Be In A Proactive Mode’ To Protect The Region

Cuomo and Christie said they have directed their homeland security advisors and top police officials to review current security measures for the region and make recommendations for how best to respond to new threats.

09/16/2014

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Philadelphia Foreign Policy Expert Critical Of Pres. Obama’s ISIL Plan: ‘See Who Wins In The End’

Turzanski, the John Templeton Fellow at the Foreign Policy Research Institute and a Political Science Professor at LaSalle University, said Pres. Obama’s speech was politically motivated.

09/11/2014

U.S. President Barack Obama delivers a prime time address from the Cross Hall of the White House on September 10, 2014 in Washington, DC.  Vowing to target the Islamic State with air strikes "wherever they exist", Obama pledged to lead a broad coalition to fight IS and work with "partner forces" on the ground in Syria and Iraq.  (Photo by Saul Loeb-Pool/Getty Images)

Local Residents React To President’s ISIS Strategy

As Americans, we all have a stake in what the President said Wednesday evening. For some of us, though, that stake is very personal.

09/10/2014

Stigall Show Log 8.15.14

Chris reviews President Obama’s statements on the unrest in Ferguson, Missouri and Philadelphia’s quest to lure the 2016 Democratic National Convention. He talks to Steve Cordasco on Finance Friday at 7:00 and CBS 3’s Beasley Reece at 8:00.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–08/15/2014

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Centuries Old Skeleton Discovered At Penn Museum

Keeper and Associate Curator of the Physical Anthropology section of the Penn Museum Janet Monge says they have always known he was here in the museum, just not his precise location.

08/10/2014

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Iraqi Exchange Student Concerned About Family During Escalating Violence, Airstrikes

A Kurdish exchange student is studying in Philadelphia at Temple University. But his heart and mind are half a world away with his family in Iraq.

08/08/2014

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President Obama Authorizes Targeted Airstrikes In Iraq

President Obama authorized airstrikes “if necessary” against Islamic militants if they move toward Erbil in northern Iraq where American military, diplomats and civilians are stationed.

08/07/2014

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