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The Takeaway

Fallout Continues from NSA Revelations in Europe

Friday, October 25, 2013

European Governments remain outraged over allegations that the U.S. has eavesdropped on phone conversations in their countries. The political and diplomatic fallout has intensified, with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President François Hollande both demanding a "full explanation" from the U.S. Kurt Volker, former U.S. Ambassador to NATO, joins The Takeaway to explain.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Israel: No Handshake

Thursday, October 03, 2013

Danny Danon, Israeli deputy defense minister (Likud) and the author of Israel: The Will to Prevail (Palgrave Macmillan, 2012) talks about Israeli politics and developments in the Middle East, including the conflict in Syria and Iranian President Rouhani's offers of negotiation over nuclear weapons.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

What You Need To Know About Al-Qaeda Today

Wednesday, August 07, 2013

With this week's terror alerts bringing al-Qaeda back into the spotlight, Dina Temple-Raston, NPR Counterterrorism and National Security correspondent, discusses the state of the organization, and why Yemen continues to be a hotspot.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

A View from Israel

Monday, June 03, 2013

Danny Danon, Israeli deputy defense minister (Likud) and the author of Israel: The Will to Prevail (Palgrave Macmillan, 2012), talks about Israeli politics and developments in the Middle East.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

World News Round-Up

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Jeffrey Goldberg, staff writer for The Atlantic and columnist for Bloomberg View, talks about international political news, including the latest from Syria.

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The Takeaway

Russia Sends More Advanced Missiles to Assad Regime

Friday, May 17, 2013

Just as the United States and Russia are planning to convene an international conference to find an end to the conflict in Syria, American officials have learned that Russia has sent more advanced antiship cruise missiles to the Assad regime. These weapons may make any sort of a naval embargo by the international community that much more difficult to enforce.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

International News Round-Up

Wednesday, December 26, 2012

David Sanger, chief Washington correspondent for The New York Times, talks about Hillary Clinton’s term as Secretary of State, John Kerry’s nomination and the latest in international news.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

The Revenge of Geography

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Robert D. Kaplan examines global upheavals, past and present, through the lens of geography and looks at what lies ahead for continents and countries around the world. In The Revenge of Geography: What the Map Tells Us About Coming Conflicts and the Battle Against Fate  he traces the history of the world’s hot spots by examining their climates, topographies, and proximities to other conflicts. Kaplan then applies the lessons learned to the present crises in Europe, Russia, China, the Indian subcontinent, Turkey, Iran, and the Arab Middle East.

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