From day one, it was clear that Donald Trump was like no president this country had ever seen. Eight months into his term, we talk to Harvard Law professor Jack Goldsmith about the lasting impact Trump may have on the presidency, itself. Then, historian Dan Jones on the Knights Templar, the Medieval secret society that inspired "The Da Vinci Code".
Guest Host: Terence Smith
The investigation into who may responsible for the bombing at UN headquarters in Baghdad Tuesday has begun. The deadly attack also raises many difficult questions related to U.S. and UN roles in Iraq. A panel joins guest host Terence Smith to talk about the challenges of nation building in Iraq.
- Thomas Friedman "New York Times" columnist and author of "Longitudes and Attitudes: Exploring the World After September 11," "From Beirut to Jerusalem," and "The Lexus and the Olive Tree: Understanding Globalization."
- Fawaz Gerges Professor of Middle East and international affairs at Sarah Lawrence College; author of "Journey of the Jihadist: Inside Muslim Militancy"
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