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A Panel on the Middle East

Thursday, October 16, 2014

“The Middle East is coming apart in a way that, I think, is unprecedented,” Dexter Filkins says on this week’s Political Scene, which was recorded live at The New Yorker Festival last Sunday. Filkins was joined by Steve Coll, Robin Wright, and Jon Lee Anderson for a panel discussion moderated by Evan Osnos about their experiences covering the Middle East and the rise of extremism in the region.
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Rand Paul's Counterculture

Friday, October 10, 2014

Ryan Lizza and Hendrik Hertzberg join host Dorothy Wickenden on this week’s podcast to discuss Rand Paul’s political resurgence, and what it might mean for the future of the Republican Party. As Lizza explains in the magazine this week, if Paul is to run for President in 2016, he faces a challenge: how to avenge his father, who is still seen as a fringe figure, while distancing himself from his father’s image.
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Midterm Battlegrounds

Friday, October 10, 2014

With the midterm elections less than a month away, John Cassidy and Ryan Lizza join host Dorothy Wickenden on this week’s podcast to discuss the key Senate races, and how President Obama is affecting the campaign strategies of both parties.
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Lawrence Wright and Dexter Filkins on Syria

Friday, September 26, 2014

Lawrence Wright and Dexter Filkins on Syria
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Michael Specter and Jerome Groopman on the Ebola outbreak

Friday, September 19, 2014

Michael Specter and Jerome Groopman speak with Dorothy Wickenden about the Ebola outbreak
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William Finnegan and George Packer Discuss Income Inequality and the Fast-Food Labor Protests

Thursday, September 11, 2014

William Finnegan and George Packer Discuss Income Inequality and the Fast-Food Labor Protests
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Steve Coll and Ryan Lizza Discuss ISIS and Obama's Foreign-Policy Crisis

Friday, September 05, 2014

Steve Coll and Ryan Lizza Discuss ISIS and Obama's Foreign-Policy Crisis
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Dexter Filkins and Amy Davidson discuss Iraq and Syria.

Friday, August 29, 2014

Dexter Filkins and Amy Davidson discuss Iraq and Syria.
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What We Know and Don't Know About Michael Brown's Death

Friday, August 22, 2014

What We Know and Don't Know About Michael Brown's Death
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Dexter Filkins and Evan Osnos on the downfall of Maliki.

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Dexter Filkins and Evan Osnos on the downfall of Maliki.
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Bernard Avishai and John Cassidy on the violence in Gaza.

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Bernard Avishai and John Cassidy on the violence in Gaza.
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David Remnick and Jon Lee Anderson on Ukraine, Russia, and the West after the Flight 17 crash.

Friday, July 25, 2014

David Remnick and Jon Lee Anderson on Ukraine, Russia, and the West after the Flight 17 crash.
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James Surowiecki on the Citigroup settlement and Jelani Cobb on race and partisanship.

Thursday, July 17, 2014

James Surowiecki on the Citigroup settlement and Jelani Cobb on race and partisanship.
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Sarah Stillman and Ryan Lizza on the child-migrant crisis.

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Sarah Stillman and Ryan Lizza on the child-migrant crisis.
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Jeffrey Toobin and Amy Davidson review this week's Supreme Court decisions.

Friday, June 27, 2014

Jeffrey Toobin and Amy Davidson review this week's Supreme Court decisions.
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Steve Coll and Dexter Filkins on new developments in Iraq.

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Steve Coll and Dexter Filkins on new developments in Iraq.
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Ryan Lizza and John Cassidy on Eric Cantor's primary defeat.

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Ryan Lizza and John Cassidy on Eric Cantor's primary defeat.
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Dexter Filkins and Steve Coll on the controversial prisoner swap with the Taliban.

Thursday, June 05, 2014

Dexter Filkins and Steve Coll on the controversial prisoner swap with the Taliban.
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David Remnick and Ryan Lizza on Obama's foreign-policy speech.

Thursday, May 29, 2014

David Remnick and Ryan Lizza on Obama's foreign-policy speech.
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Jeffrey Toobin and Ryan Lizza on Obama, targeted killing and spying on American citizens.

Thursday, May 22, 2014

Jeffrey Toobin and Ryan Lizza on Obama, targeted killing and spying on American citizens.
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