Filter Results By

    Media Type

    Showing 1 - 10 of 19 results for "*:*"

    Filtered by: Tom Clonanx

    Iraq

    Iraq

    The recapture of the Mosul Dam in Iraq by Pershmerga forces, backed by American fighter jets, has been called a major step forward by Barack Obama in the battle against the Islamic State. Yesterday The US president announced the significance of this recapture But what is the America’s plan for unity of the country – and what is still to be done in the fight against IS? Sean spoke with security analyst, Tom Clonan.

    http://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-sean-o-rourke/programmes/2014/0819/638023-today-with-sean-o-rourke-tuesday-19-august-2014/?clipid=1654129
    Iraq

    Iraq

    As the crisis in Iraq deepens, more than 20,000 people still remain trapped on Mount Sinjar by jihadists, Islamic State, although as many of that again have escaped thanks to the efforts of Kurdish rebels who crossed the border from Syria to help them. Humanitarian relief drops are ongoing. Keelin was joined by Irish Times Security analyst, Tom Clonan; Shashank Joshi, analyst at the Royal United Services Institute and Richard Spencer, the Daily Telegraph’s Middle East correspondent, who has been at the frontline between ISIS and Kurdish forces.

    http://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-sean-o-rourke/programmes/2014/0811/636386-today-with-sean-o-rourke-monday-11-august-2014/?clipid=1648661
    GSOC Controversy

    GSOC Controversy

    The controversy over allegations of bugging at the offices of the Garda Ombudsman smouldered on over the weekend. This week Justice Minister Alan Shatter will face an Oireachtas committee to clarify his position. Minister for Trade and Development Joe Costello said once the committee presents its report into the matter, a decision can then be taken on how best to proceed. Tom Clonan, security expert and Irish Times columnist talked to Sean.

    http://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-sean-o-rourke/programmes/2014/0217/504865-today-with-sean-o-rourke-monday-17-february-2014/?clipid=1419717
    GSOC Bugging

    GSOC Bugging

    “There was no evidence of Garda misconduct” - seven words in a statement from the Garda Siochana Ombudsman Commission -- G-SOC – that have ratcheted up tension between the commission and the Gardai. Garda Commissioner Martin Callinan is seeking clarification from G-SOC and to explain “the basis for the suspicion of Garda misconduct”. The Commission said it discovered three identified threats after its headquarters was swept for bugs last year but didn't report the matter to the Minister for Justice because it said it did not wish to point fingers unnecessarily. Joining Sean was security expert Dr.Tom Clonan and former ...

    http://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-sean-o-rourke/programmes/2014/0211/503607-today-with-sean-o-rourke-tuesday-11-february-2014/?clipid=1415211
    Shannon

    Shannon

    Last December, 79 year old Aosdána member and peace activist Margaretta D’Arcy received a three-month suspended sentence for illegal incursion of the runway at Shannon airport on October 7th, 2012 during a protest over US military use. She refused to sign the bond and was escorted from her home to Limerick prison where she was visited by the President’s wife, Sabina Higgins, last week. But what is really going on in Shannon and does she have a case? Tom Clonan is a security analyst and is the only journalist to have had access to interview American troops as they passed ...

    http://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-sean-o-rourke/programmes/2014/0129/500864-today-with-sean-o-rourke-wednesday-29-january-2014/?clipid=1405148

    Most Popular

    Schedule Open Schedule