Kresta in the Afternoon – April 20, 2016 – Hour 1

+  The Science of Disinformation (2 segments)

  • Description: Why has the Western world turned against Christianity, its founding faith? Why has radical Islam burst aflame after a long period of apparent quiescence? Why is Marxism increasingly manifesting in the US and its allies? What really happened to Russia after the Berlin Wall fell? These questions and more are rooted in the astonishingly influential Russian science of disinformation. We’ll talk about it with Ron Rychlak.
  • Segment Guests:
    • Ron Rychlak
      Ron Rychlak holds the Chair of Law and Government at the University of Mississippi, where he serves as the university’s Faculty Athletic Representative. He’s an advisor to the Holy See’s delegation to the UN and a Member of the Mississippi Advisory Committee to the US Civil Rights Commission. Ron also serves on the advisory boards for the Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights, Ave Maria School of Law and the International Solidarity and Human Rights Institute and is the author or co-author of eight books including “Hitler, the War and the Pope.” His newest book is Disinformation: Former Spy Chief Reveals Secret Strategies for Undermining Freedom, Attacking Religion, and Promoting Terrorism, written with former Soviet intelligence officer Ion Pacepa.
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      • Book(s):
        • Disinformation: Former Spy Chief Reveals Secret Strategies for Undermining Freedom, Attacking Religion, and Promoting Terrorism
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+  Segment #2 of 2

  • Description: Hani El-Mahdi, Iraq specialist for Catholic Relief Services, joins us with a look at how families are living in Iraq amidst the chaos of the war against ISIS.
  • Segment Guests:
    • Hani El-Madhi
      Hani El-Mahdi is a Catholic Relief Services representative for Iraq.
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