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Steve Inskeep

Steve Inskeep appears in the following:

Palestinians Ask: The Two-State Solution Or The Two-State Illusion?

Saturday, March 14, 2015

Palestinians are viewing Israeli elections with tremendous skepticism. After 20 years of on-and-off peace talks, a growing number have given up on a negotiated solution to the conflict.

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Israeli Politician Changed Her Mind On Palestinian Conflict

Friday, March 13, 2015

NPR's Steve Inskeep profiles the right-wing Israeli politician Anat Roth. Over the last 20 years, she has gone from campaigning for a Palestinian state in the West Bank to now advocating that Israel annex much of that land for itself.

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2 Israeli Candidates Struggle With Nation's Uncertain Future

Friday, March 13, 2015

The women, running for the Israeli parliament, share little beyond that concern. One sees a two-state solution as hopeless and supports West Bank settlers. The other sees them as an obstacle to peace.

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In The West Bank, Living Side By Side — But Agreeing On Nothing

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Israelis and Palestinians have now been living cheek-and-jowl in the West Bank for decades. NPR's Steve Inskeep visited both communities to sample their views in this enduring conflict.

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Iranians Wait And Wonder If A New Dawn Is Coming

Friday, February 20, 2015

NPR's Steve Inskeep profiles three Iranians who discuss their dreams — and hopes that have been dashed previously.

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Iran's Jews: It's Our Home And We Plan To Stay

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Iran's Jewish population has dropped dramatically since the 1979 Islamic Revolution. But nearly 9,000 Jews remain and many say they've built comfortable lives and learned to accept the limitations.

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'You Are Invited': Isolated Iran Seeks Foreign Tourists

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Iran often seems conflicted about its future. Last week, a big rally included the usual anti-American rhetoric, while the following day marked the opening of an international tourism exhibit.

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On Iran's Streets, 'Death To America' ... And Hope For A Nuclear Deal

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Many Iranians seem prepared to shift relations with the West. But there are also plenty of skeptics when it comes to the prospect of a nuclear deal and normal ties with the U.S.

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U.S., Iran Not Hopelessly Far Apart On Details Of A Nuclear Deal

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

The biggest barrier appears to be whether parties in these talks have what experts say is the "political will" to write a final agreement.

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Iran Signals More Openness To A Final Nuclear Deal

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Iran's leaders have been negotiating a nuclear deal with the U.S. and other countries. A deal could transform Iran, although a final agreement is considered uncertain at best.

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Hagel: Stress Of 'Nonstop War' Forcing Out Good Soldiers

Monday, January 26, 2015

In an interview with NPR's Morning Edition, outgoing Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel says he is concerned about the toll of repeatedly rotating the same soldiers back to the front lines.

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Closing Gitmo 'Going To Be Very Difficult,' Hagel Says

Saturday, January 24, 2015

The outgoing secretary of defense conceded his handling of the Guantanamo Bay detainee issue "hasn't always made me popular in some quarters."

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Fact Checking Obama's State Of The Union Speech

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

In his address to the nation Tuesday night, President Obama — among other things — talked about the economy, education, immigration and foreign policy. Were his statements correct?

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Will Low Oil Prices Affect Debate Over Keystone KL Pipeline?

Thursday, January 08, 2015

Oil prices continue their slide, falling below $50 a barrel. Does the slump factor into the debate over building the Keystone Pipeline which would carry oil from western Canada to the U.S. Gulf Coast?

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Art Installation Opens Passage To A Different World

Wednesday, January 07, 2015

In New York and Tehran, visitors in both cities are invited to enter a portal for 10 minutes or longer to communicate with a stranger, as though they're standing in the same room.

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Undocumented Immigrant Now Feels 'More American'

Friday, January 02, 2015

Last year on a reporting trip, Steve Inskeep met Junior Adriano, a teenager in Texas trying to resolve his legal status. Then, he didn't feel very American. But for Junior today, much has changed.

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Sen. Marco Rubio Hopes For A Congress 'Whose Work Is Relevant' To Americans

Thursday, January 01, 2015

The Republican party begins 2015 in control of both chambers of Congress. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., talks with Steve Inskeep about the party's priorities and the possibility of a presidential bid.

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Waiting For A Break: Obama on 'Strategic Patience' In Foreign Policy

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

"I believe in diplomacy, I believe in dialogue, I believe in engagement," the president says of Iran and other regimes perceived as U.S. enemies. But he says restoring relations is a gradual process.

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Here's Why Obama Said The U.S. Is 'Less Racially Divided'

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

The president says incidents in the past year have "surfaced" long-simmering issues between minority communities and authorities, allowing for a healthy airing of grievances.

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Despite Election Defeat, Obama Sees Room To Push His Agenda

Monday, December 29, 2014

President Obama begins his administration's final phase the way he began several others: recovering from disaster, in this case the loss of the Senate. He's striving to show he won't be a lame duck.

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