Steve Inskeep

Steve Inskeep appears in the following:

Baltimore Is Not Ferguson. Here's What It Really Is

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Baltimore is usually a friendly city, where strangers are often addressed as "hon." It's also where stores were looted and cars burned following Monday's funeral for Freddie Gray.


Republicans Are Making Foreign Policy The Obamacare Of The 2016 Election

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

The GOP still has the health care law in its sights, but now it also promises to do away with the president's opening to Cuba and nascent deal on nuclear development with Iran.


Marco Rubio Expected To Announce Presidential Bid

Monday, April 13, 2015

Miami will be the scene of another expected presidential announcement. Sen. Marco Rubio is set to announce he's running for the GOP presidential nomination on Monday.


Obama Compares Iran Deal To A House Under Contract, Awaiting Appraisal

Tuesday, April 07, 2015

The president tells NPR's Steve Inskeep that the U.S. and other countries have a solid plan to keep Iran's nuclear program under control.


A New Community Rises In The West Bank ... And It's Not Israeli

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Much of the new building in the territory involves Jewish settlements. The Palestinians now have a new city, but the project has been slowed because until recently Israel did not allow a water hookup.


A Rail Line That Crosses Jerusalem's Divide, But Can't Unite It

Monday, March 16, 2015

The city's light rail has attracted Israeli and Palestinian riders. But it has also been a source of controversy in a conflict where even the trains are freighted with political significance.


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.


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 advocat...


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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."


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?


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?