Obama's Green Legacy - New National Security Appointments - Election Politics

May 5, 2011
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On this Cinco de Mayo edition of Capital Thinking, host Kevin O'Neill is first joined by energy and environmental policy lawyer Josh Greene to discuss President Obama's efforts to position his administration as the greenest in our nation's history. Next, Jack Deschauer shares his thoughts on the various new appointments related to defense, intelligence, military and diplomatic leadership in Afghanistan and what these transitions mean for the future of national security. Finally, in the second half hour of the show, Kevin chats with Nick Allard on outlooks for presidential and congressional elections for 2012, especially in light of the elimination of one of the U.S.'s biggest terrorist threats.

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