US Public Radio Series
America Abroad is an award-winning documentary radio program distributed by Public Radio International (PRI) and broadcast on public radio stations nationwide. Each month, we take an in-depth look at one critical issue in international affairs and U.S. foreign policy.
The US and Israel just signed a Memorandum of Understanding, which guarantees $38 billion in aid to Israel over 10 years. The MOU was signed despite noted tensions between President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
In recent years, the FBI and other federal law enforcement have complained about the “Going Dark” problem. That’s the idea that because of so-called warrant-proof, unbreakable encryption, criminals have a new advantage.
In the 1990s, Westerners began taking up the Tibetan independence struggle in larger numbers and Tibet became a pop culture cause célèbre. The greatest manifestation of that were the Tibetan Freedom Concerts.