Chuck Todd

Good morning.

Topic du jour is the barbarity of ISIS. There’ll be moralizing politicians and plenty of warlike blustering about escalating the fight against the group.

WASHINGTON JOURNAL: 7:00 am – Jeff Mason, Reuters News Service. 7:45am – Grover Norquist, Americans for Tax Reform. 9:15am – William Pomeranz, Wilson (Woodrow) International Center for Scholars

ABC’S THIS WEEK: Retired Gen. John Allen, the Special Presidential Envoy for the Global Coalition to Counter ISIS, on battling ISIS, Sen. Ted Cruz on foreign policy and 2016 presidential raceRoundtable: Kristen Soltis Anderson, Van Jones, Mark Halperin, John Heilemann.

CBS’ FACE THE NATION: War on ISIS with Rep. Michael McCaul (R-TX), then Tom Donilon and Michael Morell. Also, Dr. Anthony Fauci, the chief of infectious disease at the National Institutes of Health, and Dr. Jon LaPook, CBS News chief medical correspondent on measles. Panel: Ruth Marcus, David Sanger, Nancy Youssef and John Harris.


CNN’S STATE OF THE UNION: 2016 GOP presidential politics. Sen. Ted Cruz; Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson; Sen. Tim Kaine (D-VA).; Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI); former Rep. Mike Rogers (R-MI).

FOX NEWS SUNDAY: War on ISIS with retired US Army Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn. Roundtable: Karl Rove, Bob Woodward, Laura Ingraham, Juan Williams.

KORNACKI’S UP. New round of airstrikes target ISIS

MELISSA HARRIS-PERRY: The Syllabus. Interview with Attorney General Eric Holder.

MOYERS & COMPANY: No show this week.

MEET THE PRESS: Secretary of State John Kerry; Jordanian Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh.

NEWSMAKERS: Rep. Adam Smith (D-WA), Islamic State militants, Defense Secretary nominee Ashton Carter, Pentagon budget and other national defense issues.

Q & A: David Brooks, New York Times columnist

RELIGION & ETHICS: Vaccination Debate, Inoculation Ethics, Homeless Female Veterans

TO THE CONTRARY: Topics: Army Rangers, Vatican & Women. Cultures Without Borders Panel: Megan Beyer, Anushay Hossain, Mercy Viana Schlapp, Genevieve Wood.



C-SPAN’S BOOK TV. Book discussions on The American Boomerang, The Train to Crystal City, The Bridge

There is no place in the world for what ISIS is doing to people. But do not pretend like America is exceptional when talking about ISIS. This country has had its own share of barbarians.

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Kevin Gosztola

Kevin Gosztola

Kevin Gosztola is managing editor of Shadowproof. He also produces and co-hosts the weekly podcast, "Unauthorized Disclosure."