- Defining who is a terrorist
Nearly five years after the 9/11 attacks, the discussion about how to define terrorism continues. Midmorning talks with two terrorism experts about the politics and polemics of terrorism.9:06 a.m.
Mark Burgess: Director of the World Security Institute, Brussels office. The World Security Institute (WSI) is a non-profit organization committed to independent research and journalism on global affairs.
Brian Michael Jenkins: Senior advisor to the president of the RAND Corporation and author of "Unconquerable Nation: Knowing Our Enemy and Strengthening Ourselves."
- The legal ups and downs of big tobacco
A judge rules tobacco companies should be punished for what she called a conspiracy, many years old, to deceive the public on the health effects of smoking. Midmorning looks at the legal issues surrounding big tobacco.10:06 a.m.
Michael Ciresi: Attorney in case of State of Minnesota and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota v. Philip Morris Incorporated. He is a partner in the law firm Robins, Kaplan, Miller and Ciresi.
Raymond Mathis: Tobacco industry equity analyst with Standard & Poor's.
Gregory Connolly: Leads many research projects into the effects of smoking for the Harvard School of Public Health. He recently was appointed to Blue Cross and Blue Shield's Prevention Minnesota Science Council.
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