A Federal judge has dismissed a case filed by prosecutor Alberto Nisman against the Argentine president. With Nisman dead, people continue to rally against the government despite the legal clearance granted. Milos Stehlik talks to the co-director of 'Gett' and 'Dunsinane' hits the Chicago Shakespeare Theater this weekend.
ISIS increases its grasp on the mass media of the Western World, with their recent act of violence in Libya followed by threats to Rome. Plus, Milos Stehlik is in the studio to talk about the Oscar nominated film Wild Tales, and Nari Safavi highights a voodoo flag exhibit at the Haitian American Museum of Chicago.
The leading prosecutor in the investigating a 1994 terrosits bombing in Buenos Aires was found dead in his apartment hours before he was to present his evidence. Peter Prengaman, Southern Cone news editor for the Associated Press joins us from Argentina to give us an update on the case.
Over the weekend, EU and NATO leaders reportedly considered possible solutions to Russia's invasion into Ukraine, including the possibility of a NATO rapid-reaction force. John Mearsheimer of the University of Chicago will explain the politics of the situation.
A U.S. judge says Argentina must repay hedge funds that own bonds the country had defaulted on in 2001. Argentina has asked for a stay in the ruling. Stephen Nelson, a professor of political science at Northwestern University who specializes in the politics of debt, explains the case.