Archive for September 2014

Apple's new payment system

September 11, 2014 - 07:28 PM
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The Cupertino conglomerate has unveiled its highly anticipated iPhone 6, 6 Plus, and Apple Watch, but now they're hoping to change the retail industry.
Apple has now introduced Apple Pay, and they're betting it changes the way people shop.

Brian Fung, technology reporter with The Washington Post, discussed Apple's new payment system with Capital Insider.

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Obama's strategy on ISIS

September 11, 2014 - 07:26 PM
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Analysts were anticipating Obama to announce a strategy on ISIS, including a multi-nation coalition to fight the threat.

What will an Anti-ISIS coalition look like?

Retired Air Force Col. Cedric Leighton, president of Cedric Leighton Associates, discussed Obama's strategy with Capital Insider.

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Obama makes his case to Congress

September 10, 2014 - 06:17 PM
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On Tuesday, President Obama met with congressional leaders to lay out his plan to defeat ISIS. He told them he has the authority he needs to carry out his agenda.

Kevin Cirilli, reporter for The Hill, discussed the political implications of the fight against ISIS with Capital Insider.

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The dangers of foreign service

September 9, 2014 - 05:19 PM
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The brutal murders of Americans Steven Sotloff and James Foley shocked the world. The incident has shed light on the perils of working in conflict zones.

Joe Davidson, Federal Diary Columnist with the Washington Post, discussed the dangers of foreign service with Capital Insider.

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How effective is NATO?

September 5, 2014 - 05:57 PM
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NATO was established more than 50 years ago, partially to prevent Soviet expansionism. Now, with the Russian aggression in Ukraine and a slew of other international threats, their power seems to be waning.

J.D. Gordon, executive director of Protect America Today, discussed the effectiveness of NATO and how to get it back on the right track with Capital Insider.

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The ISIS propaganda tactic

September 4, 2014 - 01:57 PM
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Yesterday, ISIS released another video showing the barbaric execution of American Journalist Steven Sotloff. Now, many are questioning what the strategy is behind this gruesom propaganda.

Joshua Keating, staff writer at Slate, discussed the ISIS tactic and the production value of the videos with Capital Insider.

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The U.S. inversion problem

September 3, 2014 - 02:44 PM
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U.S. lawmakers and consumers are up in arms over a recent deal to move Burger King to Canada. Many analysts say the deal makes business sense, but the fast food chain could also lower its tax bill.

Ryan Alexander, president of Taxpayers for Common Sense, discussed the Burger King deal and agriculture subsidies with Capital Insider.

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Second American killed by ISIS

September 3, 2014 - 02:43 PM
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ISIS has released another video, showing the brutal execution of American Steven Sotloff. The video comes two weeks after the death of James Foley and continues to warn the U.S. against involvement in Iraq.

Retired Army Colonel Douglas Macgregor, executive vice president of the Burke-Macgregor group, discussed the execution and the crisis in Ukraine with Capital Insider

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