July 6th, 2012
Episode 169 of 1274 episodes
Former radical, Maajid Nawaz, speaks of his journey from Islamist extremism to a democratic awakening; he is joined in discussion by Anne and Samer Libdeh, Senior Research Fellow at the Henry Jackson Foundation. John Banville discusses Ancient Light, his latest novel of adolescent love and middle-aged grief. Sir Christopher Meyer, former British ambassador to the USA, explores networks of power across the world, from socialites in Mumbai to the KGB in Russia. And New Generation Thinker Sue Anne Harding examines Russian TV’s mythologising of the Beslan Massacre.