Ron Paul, the former 12-term Congressman and Presidential candidate, takes a candid look at Americas increasingly dysfunctional political system. Drawing on his 24 years in Congress, he highlights the need to rein in unchecked government power. The author of numerous #1 New York Times bestselling books, Dr. Paul is a leading advocate for individual liberty, privacy, limited constitutional government, low taxes and spending, free markets, restrained foreign policy, and sound money.
Sr. Fellow Ivan Eland appears on CCTV to discuss events in Ukraine and Russia. Ukrainian Prime Minister Yatsenyuk visited the U.S. and met with President Obama. Eland talks about the escalating tensions on the Russia-Ukraine border.
Ivan Eland, Independent Institute Senior Fellow, and National Security Analyst Ryan Mauro discuss, on CCTV, the trade offs between government policies that affect national security and privacy of U.S. citizens in the wake of NSA surveillance of U.S. citizens.
With revelations that Syrian President may have used chemical weapons against the Syrian rebels, President Obama announces Assad has "crossed the red line" and Obama will help rebels. Senior Fellow Ivan Eland discusses the civil war in Syria and the recent developments on CCTV.
Ivan Eland, Independent Institute Senior Fellow, discusses Syria and the latest on the ongoing civil war. Reports that rebels have attacked Shiite muslims. Are moderate rebels losing control to radical Islamists? Eland says it's not a good time for the US to intervene. Originally aired June 12, 2013 on CTV News Channel.