John McCain

Global Scan

When does extinct not really mean extinct?

The Tasmanian tiger was believed to have gone extinct in the wild back in the 1930s, but it may have been more resilient than we thought. An expedition says its found evidence that the creatures still exist. Plus the Philippines try to pick up the pieces after Typhoon Haiyan devastates the area. Those stories and more in today's Global Scan.


McCain's campaign takes aim at Obama's foreign-policy weaknesses

With Barack Obama on a mid-campaign Middle East tour, John McCain is in the United States on the offense, pitching Obama's lack of foreign policy and national security experience as weaknesses. Can Obama put those concerns to rest and force McCain to defend the GOP record on the economy? Guest: Princeton Professor Julian Zelizer


The U.S. in Afghanistan, seven years later

Guest: Dr. Anthony Cordesman holds the Arleigh A. Burke Chair in Strategy at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, is a former National Security Assistant to Senator John McCain and served in the Defense Department and State Department.

McCain on Climate Change

Host Steve Curwood met Arizona Senator John McCain at a campaign stop in New Hampshire. The two took a ride on the Straight Talk Express and talked about the presidential candidate's plans to fight climate change. Senator McCain says as President, he woul