Book Discussion on The Thistle and the Drone

American University professor Akbar Ahmed talked about his book, The Thistle and the Drone: How America’s War on Terror Became a… read more

American University professor Akbar Ahmed talked about his book, The Thistle and the Drone: How America’s War on Terror Became a Global War on Tribal Islam. He also talked about the debate over the use of drones by the Obama administration. This interview, recorded at American University in Washington, DC, was part of Book TV’s College Series. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Book Discussion on The Thistle and the Drone

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Program ID:
311003-1
Category:
Interview
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Interview
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 17, 2013
Last Aired:
Apr 21, 2013

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  • Feb 17, 2013 | 1:01pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 18, 2013 | 1:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 03, 2013 | 10:30am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 21, 2013 | 11:26pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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