"On the Radar" Offers Viewers a Weekly Look at the Defense, Intelligence and Foreign Affairs Worlds through the Lens of U.S. Policy and National Security
ABC News Chief Global Affairs Correspondent Martha Raddatz will host "On the Radar," a new show in the daily series "Power Players" from ABC News and Yahoo! News starting Friday, January 18 th. As host of "On the Radar," Raddatz will offer viewers an expansive look at the defense, intelligence and foreign affairs worlds through the lens of U.S. policy and national security.
On Friday, January 18 th, "On the Radar" will feature Martha's exclusive interview with out-going Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta. The interview will be available on the ABC News-Yahoo! News Power Players Blog here: http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/power-players-abc-news/
From the expansion of U.S. drones to the use of chemical weapons in Syria, every episode will feature interviews with insiders and experts on a variety of topics to help viewers gain context and a deeper understanding of the stories and policy debates on her radar. Now, a new digital audience can tune in for original content, Raddatz's in-depth interviews and expert analysis on pressing global topics, anytime, anywhere.
"We live in an interconnected world where the United States' relationships across the globe have a direct impact on our lives here at home from both a national security and economic perspective," said Raddatz. "I am thrilled that this new digital program will allow me to take a deeper dive into some of the important issues facing our country, from the winding down of the war in Afghanistan and the importance of caring for our veterans, to how the Arab Spring will impact U.S. navigation of conflicts in the Middle East."
The Yahoo!-ABC News Network continues to satisfy users' appetite for original digital content, as evidenced by the success of the daily video series "Power Players." Feeding that appetite, Martha Raddatz joins the ABC News and Yahoo! News' powerhouse team of anchors and correspondents including ABC News' George Stephanopoulos, Jonathan Karl, Rick Klein and Yahoo! News' Olivier Knox.
Every weekday, viewers can tune in for the hottest political news stories from the most trusted reporters in Washington. The new "Power Players" weekly line-up includes:
These shows run online weekly as part of the "Power Players" series at http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/power-players-abc-news/.
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