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Your Call: US Drone policy; Canada's elections


On the Oct 23rd edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss the Canadian elections. Voters ended Prime Minister Stephen Harper and his Conservative Party’s nearly 10-year rule by handing the Liberal party and its leader Justin Trudeau an absolute majority in the Parliament.

We’ll also talk about the new top-secret NSA documents detailing the US drone program, which were leaked to The Intercept.  How are US media reporting on US drone policy? Join the conversation on the next Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.


 Andrew Cockburn, Washington editor of Harper's magazine, and the author of "Kill Chain: The Rise Of The High-Tech Assassins"

Tim Harper, national affairs columnist for Toronto Star

Web Resources:

Toronto Star: Justin Trudeau took the political high road, and voters followed: Tim Harper

Harper's: Flying Blind

Newsweek: Justin Trudeau, Canada’s New Prime Minister, Has Ties to Keystone XL
Huffington Post: The Kingpin Strategy

Intercept: The assassination complex

NY Times: With Anti-Muslim Campaign, Canada Has Its Trump Moment

WIRED: A Second Snowden Has Leaked a Mother Lode of Drone Docs