The Army has announced an inquiry into the circumstances of the 2009 disappearance of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl. MSNBC military analyst Gen. Barry McCaffrey, NBC’s Richard Engel and The Washington Post’s Rajiv Chandrasekaran discuss the inquiry and the five... watch
Women in the U.S. are 11 times more likely to be murdered with guns than women in other high-income countries. Shannon Watts, founder of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in American, discusses with Ronan Farrow. watch
Richard Martinez, the father of UCSB shooting victim Christopher Michaels-Martinez, met with Peter Rodger, whose son allegedly went on the deadly rampage. He speaks to Ronan Farrow about the future of gun control in America. watch
Richard Martinez, whose son was killed in the Santa Barbara shootings, said:
"Today, I'm going to ask every person I can find to send a postcard to every politician they can think of with three words on it: Not One More. People are looking for something to do. I'm asking people to stand up for something. Enough is enough."
President Obama’s commencement speech at West Point focused heavily on his administration’s vision for foreign policy going forward. MSNBC military analyst General Barry McCaffrey joins to discuss. watch
Earlier this week, a 25-year old Pakistani woman was stoned to death by members of her family as she defended her decision to marry the man she loved in court. To make matters worse, police have just confirmed that the husband previously murdered his first wife.
We rarely hear of such atrocities in the mainstream western media, but honor killings are on the rise. Over 1,000 Pakistani women were victims of honor killings in 2013 alone (and this doesn’t even factor in the undocumented killings) according to Pakistan rights group the Aurat Foundation. Pew research has shown that 83% of Pakistanis support stonings for adultery.
I sat down with Rula Jebreal to try and determine why honor killings are more of an issue than ever in 2014.