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Inside the strategy of terror

Inside the strategy of terror

02/26/15 03:15PM

Bruce Hoffman, author of “Anonymous Soldiers: The Struggle for Israel, 1917-1947” is also one of the nation’s top terror experts and he explains what we can all learn from a history of violence in the Middle East. watch

The top issues Washington is juggling

The top issues Washington is juggling

02/26/15 03:04PM

Between ISIS and the DHS funding fight, Capital Hill has become a busy place as of late. Sen. Joe Manchin, a Democrat on the Armed Services Committee, is an important figure in all of this and joined the panel to give his take. watch

Senate moves forward on DHS funding

Senate moves forward on DHS funding

02/25/15 03:36PM

The DHS funding is the first big test of leadership for the new GOP controlled Congress, but what will be the outcome? Buzzfeed’s John Stanton weighs in. watch

The global terror fight against ISIS

The global terror fight against ISIS

02/25/15 03:00PM

The way the world addresses terrorism seems to constantly be in flux. Frank Cilluffo, Director of the Center for Cyber and Homeland Security at George Washington University, joined the panel to discuss why. watch

Gillian Jacobs attends the "Girls" Season Four Premiere at the American Museum of Natural History on Jan.5, 2015 in New York City.

HBO's 'Girls' offers a fresh take on abortion

02/25/15 02:58PM

HBO’s "Girls" tackled abortion Sunday night -- in a typically atypical way. There were no tears, no big consultation conversation. Like the show in general, it was casual, weird and uncomfortable, but it was also refreshing. ... read more

Russian TV's propaganda game

Russian TV's propaganda game

02/24/15 03:53PM

After spending a week watching exclusively Russian TV, New York Times Magazine Contributor Gary Shteyngart joined the panel to recap what he learned and wrote about in his article “Out of My Mouth Comes Unimpeachable Manly Truth.” watch

100 years of the war on drugs

100 years of the war on drugs

02/24/15 03:45PM

Johann Hari gives a new perspective on how you see our society’s relationship to drugs in his book “Chasing the Scream: The First and Last Days of the War on Drugs”. watch

ISIS and the future of Iraqi minorities

ISIS and the future of Iraqi minorities

02/24/15 03:22PM

Caption: Former National Security Council Director for Iraq and Senior Fellow at the New America Foundation Douglas Ollivant says the outcome in Iraq is now clear, ISIS will lose its battle to hold territory. watch

Leveling the playing field in sports

Leveling the playing field in sports

02/23/15 03:47PM

Kenneth L. Shropshire, Author of “Sport Matters: Leadership, Power, and the Quest for Respect in Sports””has done extensive research on some of the most troubling aspect of American athletes. He joined the panel discuss the place of morality and maturity watch

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MSNBC’s “The Cycle” which ran from June 2012 to July 2015 was a live, one-hour ensemble opinion show that featured conservative commentator Abby Huntsman, author and pundit Touré, The Nation correspondent Ari Melber and former Congressional candidate Krystal Ball. The panel brought a young perspective on everything from politics, the economy, the media, sports and popular culture.