July 19, 2012
[Original Airdate: January 14, 2011] WISCONSIN AND AMERICA'S WARS For many, the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are just background noise. But almost six thousand Americans have died. The cost exceeds one trillion dollars. Are we winning? What have we learned about American power on the international stage? With host ENRIQUE FIGUEROA, PhD, Director, Roberto Hernández Center, UW-Milwaukee and with guests, in order of appearance: ROB RICIGLIANO, JD, Director, Institute of World Affairs, UW-Milwaukee, Former Assistant Director, Harvard Negotiation Project; ALISON LIGHTHALL, RN, MSN, Clinical Director, Dryhootch of America, Former Captain, Army Nurse Corps; and ART CYR, PhD, Director, Clausen Center for World Business, A.W. and Mary Clausen Professor of Political Economy and World Business, Carthage College of Kenosha, Former Vice President of the Chicago Council on Foreign Relations, Member of the Inter-University Seminar on Armed Forces and Society.