Michael Hirsh

[audio:http://dissentradio.com/radio/07_10_08_hirsh.mp3]

Michael Hirsh, senior editor at Newsweek, discusses the neoconservatives providing the foreign policy expertise to the Rudy Giuliani campaign, their conflation of all Muslim resistance anywhere together into “Islamo-fascism,” and the lessons of North Korea for Iran.

MP3 here. (14:07)

Michael Hirsh covers international affairs for Newsweek out of Washington. He was the magazine’s foreign editor from January 2001 to January 2002, and helped to guide Newsweek’s award-winning coverage of the September 11 attacks and the war on terror. Before that he was a senior editor/chief diplomatic correspondent in the Washington bureau, writing about foreign affairs and international economics.