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From Watergate to assurances the U.S. was not bombing Cambodia and Laos, former President Richard Nixon told his share of lies.

Aug. 01, 2011

Today we spend the hour with John Mearsheimer. In his book, Why Leaders Lie: The Truth About Lying in International Politics, the political scientist from the University of Chicago discusses the question of when is it justified for leaders to lie to other leaders, to other nations or to their own citizens.