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Rising Powers, Shrinking Planet. Bush’s Law.

The news today about a possible war impending between Georgia and Russia is prefigured in our first interview: host Francesca Rheannon talks with energy security expert Michael Klare about the dangerous new global order of energy politics — winners and losers, flashpoints of conflict, and what it means for democracy and the environment. His book is RISING POWERS, SHRINKING PLANET: The New Geopolitics of Energy. In our conversation Klare notes that Georgia could the the flashpoint not only of war between Russia and Georgia–but between Russia and the United States.

Also, New York Times reporter Eric Lichtblau broke the story on warrantless domestic spying. His book is BUSH’S LAW: The Remaking of American Justice.

Web Extras

Web Extra: John Dickerson on The White House Press

John Dickerson
John Dickerson

John Dickerson talks about why the White House Press correspondents failed to ask the Bush Administration tough questions about the Iraq War. Dickerson covered the White House for Time magazine. He made news himself when he asked Bush whether he thought he’d made any mistakes during his administration.

You can listen to the full interview here.