Ukraine’s Ceasefire: Next Steps for NATO, Russia, EU and America

Ukraine’s Ceasefire: Next Steps for NATO, Russia, EU and America

September 8, 2014 at 11:36 pm

Michael Shank, Ph.D., associate director for legislative affairs at the Friends Committee on National Legislation and adjunct faculty at George Mason University’s School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution discusses with CCTV’s Elaine Reyes the ceasefire in Ukraine. Shank examines the factors that will embolden or undermine the ceasefire, talks between […]

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Fearful America: How Militarized Police Are Failing to Protect & Serve

Fearful America: How Militarized Police Are Failing to Protect & Serve

September 3, 2014 at 8:27 am

Michael Shank, Ph.D., associate director for legislative affairs at the Friends Committee on National Legislation and adjunct faculty at George Mason University’s School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, discusses with Jason Wilder on Hits 106 KLA in Michigan the policies that have militarized America’s main streets and US police forces.  […]

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How the Pentagon Brought War Home to America’s Main Streets

How the Pentagon Brought War Home to America’s Main Streets

September 3, 2014 at 12:12 am

Michael Shank, Ph.D., associate director for legislative affairs at the Friends Committee on National Legislation and adjunct faculty at George Mason University’s School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, discusses the militarization of US police forces on WORT FM in Madison, Wisconsin. Audio courtesy of WORT.

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How MRAPs, SWAT Raids Are Threatening America

How MRAPs, SWAT Raids Are Threatening America

August 31, 2014 at 11:01 am

RT’s Ameera David discusses the blowback from the eye-opening events with Michael Shank of George Mason University and the Friends Committee on National Legislation. Video courtesy of RT.

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Militarized America: How Main Streets Became the War Zone

Militarized America: How Main Streets Became the War Zone

August 29, 2014 at 1:45 pm

Michael Shank, Ph.D., associate director for legislative affairs at the Friends Committee on National Legislation and adjunct faculty at George Mason University’s School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, discusses with Host Tim Farley on Sirius XM’s POTUS the militarization of US police forces.  Shank examines how, when, why American police […]

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Stopping Pentagon, Homeland Security From Militarizing US Police

Stopping Pentagon, Homeland Security From Militarizing US Police

August 27, 2014 at 8:58 am

Michael Shank, Ph.D., associate director for legislative affairs at the Friends Committee on National Legislation and adjunct faculty at George Mason University’s School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution talks with Mimi Rosenberg on WBAI 99.5 FM about the militarization of America’s main streets, the weaponization of US police forces, and […]

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Iraq’s Islamic State and Failed US Military and Diplomatic Policies

Iraq’s Islamic State and Failed US Military and Diplomatic Policies

August 26, 2014 at 12:19 am

Michael Shank, Ph.D., associate director for legislative affairs at the Friends Committee on National Legislation and adjunct faculty at George Mason University’s School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, joins CCTV’s Mike Walters to discuss the Islamic State in Iraq, the international community’s response, and the failed US military and diplomatic […]

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Coming to America: MRAPs, Drones, Grenades & Assault Weapons

Coming to America: MRAPs, Drones, Grenades & Assault Weapons

August 25, 2014 at 11:50 pm

Michael Shank, Ph.D., associate director for legislative affairs at the Friends Committee on National Legislation and adjunct faculty at George Mason University’s School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, discusses on PRN’s ‘The Smart Show’ the militarization of US police forces, the Department of Defense and Department of Homeland Security programs […]

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The New American War Zone: US Main Streets

The New American War Zone: US Main Streets

August 23, 2014 at 10:59 pm

Michael Shank, Ph.D., associate director for legislative affairs at the Friends Committee on National Legislation and adjunct faculty at George Mason University’s School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, talks with ‘On The Street’ radio regarding the militarization of US police forces, the Department of Defense and Department of Homeland Security […]

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US Police Militarization, Weaponization: From Ferguson to Fenway

US Police Militarization, Weaponization: From Ferguson to Fenway

August 23, 2014 at 10:26 pm

Michael Shank, Ph.D., associate director for legislative affairs at the Friends Committee on National Legislation and adjunct faculty at George Mason University’s School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, discusses for WZBC 90.3 FM the lessons from Ferguson’s violence, the militarization of US police forces, and the Department of Defense and […]

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