Closer Look: Emory Law Professor Talks Tensions Between US and Iran; City Council President Felicia Moore On Key Priorities For 2020; WeWork Partnership Helps Atlanta Veterans Build Businesses

President Trump addressed the recent missile attacks from Iran on U.S. troops in Iraq on Wednesday.
President Trump addressed the recent missile attacks from Iran on U.S. troops in Iraq on Wednesday.
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Last updated: Jan. 9 at 11:04 a.m.

Wednesday, January 8, 2020 on “Closer Look with Rose Scott:”

  • 0:00: Rose Scott gives a news brief on United States’ President Donald Trump’s address this morning, following yesterday’s Iranian missile strike against U.S. military forces in Iraq.
  • Plus, we hear a response from Georgia’s congressional delegation regarding escalating tensions between the United States and Iran.
  • 01:52: Finally, Laurie Blank, director of the Center for International and Comparative Law at Emory Law School, joins “Closer Look” to discuss the foreign policy implications of Tuesday’s missile strike.
  • 12:49: Atlanta City Council President Felicia Moore joins “Closer Look with Rose Scott” live, in-studio to discuss the council’s accomplishments at the mid-point of her administration and key priorities going into 2020 and beyond.
Atlanta City Council President Felicia Moore
Atlanta City Council President Felicia Moore joins “Closer Look with Rose Scott” live, in-studio to discuss the council’s accomplishments at the mid-point of her administration and key priorities going into 2020 and beyond. (Photo credit: Grace Walker)
  • 35:02: Atlanta WeWork has launched its first program to help veterans, and military family members, start their own businesses. The initiative, called Veterans in Residence, currently exists in over a dozen cities around the nation through a partnership with the national nonprofit Bunker Labs. Bobby Condon, southeast general manager for WeWork, Matt Jones, WeWork Veterans in Residence cohort member and the founder of Modern South Media, as well as Scott Tekesky, volunteer city leader for Bunker Labs, joins “Closer Look” in studio today to share how the Atlanta program got its start. For more information about the program visit we.co/veterans or email scott.tekesky@bunkerlabs.org.
bby Condon, southeast general manager for WeWork, Matt Jones, WeWork Veterans in Residence cohort member and the founder of Modern South Media, as well as Scott Tekesky, volunteer city leader for Bunker Labs
(Left to right) Scott Tekesky, volunteer city leader for Bunker Labs, Matt Jones, WeWork Veterans in Residence cohort member and Bobby Condon, southeast general manager for WeWork, join “Closer Look” in studio today to share how the Atlanta “Veterans in Residence” program got its start. (Photo credit: Grace Walker)

“Closer Look” is produced by Candace Wheeler, Grace Walker and LaShawn Hudson.

Correction: The photo caption has been updated to reflect the correct seating order of Bobby Codon, Matt Jones and Scott Tekesky.