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This week on HERE and THERE

MONDAY June 18 - Turkey seems to have won a stare-down with the United States in Northern Syria.  The US has agreed to make Kurdish troops, our best allies in the fight against the Islamic State, leave the Syrian city of Manbij.  Now Turkey, Iran and Hezbullah are threatening to defy American wishes elsewhere in Syria and Iraq. Pultizer Prize winning reporter Roy Gutman explains what’s going on 

 

TUESDAY June 19 - Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ “zero tolerance” policy on immigration across America’s southern border was designed to have consequences.  But new statistics uncovered by Reuters reporter Mica Rosenberg show the effect of prosecuting every border-crosser is separating migrant families in enormous numbers

 

WEDNESDAY June 20 - For 9 of the past 11 years, the University of New Mexico’s Athletic Department overspent its budget by millions of dollars.  What went wrong and how did the University’s Presidents and Regents let it happen.  Investigative reported Daniel Libit of the website nmfishbowl.com has been first on this story, and give us an update

 

THURSDAY June 21 - The first place Russian use of fake news to manipulate foreign populations was uncovered was in Ukraine.  Todd Helmus of the RAND Corporation led a study team to detail what the Russian trolls were doing and how they did it.  He’ll tell us what his team found, and how they did that.  The story.