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The Takeaway

Can Anyone Broker Peace in the Middle East?

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Egypt has played a leading role in maintaining Middle East peace since President Jimmy Carter negotiated the Camp David Accords in 1978. Today, after a counterrevolution and continuing waves of unrest, Egypt has problems of its own, and neither Hamas nor the Likud Party-led Israeli government seems ready for a cease-fire.

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The Takeaway

40,000 Palestinians Now Displaced in Gaza

Monday, July 21, 2014

Tens of thousands of Palestinians in Gaza are seeking shelter since the Israeli ground invasion began on Thursday. But a larger number of Gazans are effectively trapped, unable to seek refuge across international borders.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

International Politics: Russia, Gaza, and Iran

Monday, July 21, 2014

David Sanger, national security correspondent for The New York Times and author of Confront and Conceal: Obama's Secret Wars and Surprising Use of American Power (Broadway, 2013), talks about developments in Russia and Ukraine, violence in Gaza, and nuclear talks on Iran. Plus Max Seddon, Buzzfeed foreign affairs reporter based in Russia, joins from Ukraine with the latest on the downed airliner and the geopolitical implications.

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The Takeaway

Inside The Ground War in Gaza

Friday, July 18, 2014

What's Israel's endgame in its ground invasion of Gaza? And why can't Egypt broker a cease fire as it has in the past?

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The Takeaway

The Deep Divisions of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Gaza has been plagued by conflict for decades. And for people living in the Gaza Strip, one of the most densely packed places on Earth, occupation and confrontation are just troubles inherent in daily life.

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World Weekly with Gideon Rachman

Gaza crisis: what does current conflict mean for Netanyahu, Hamas and the wider middle east?

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Gaza crisis: what does current conflict mean for Netanyahu, Hamas and the wider middle east?

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The Takeaway

Egypt Steps Up in Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, But to No Avail

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Airstrikes and rocket fire continue in Gaza, despite Israel’s initial embrace of an Egyptian cease-fire proposal — a deal Hamas rejected. Until yesterday, Egypt, the traditional regional player, had remained silent. 

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Will the Rockets and Missiles Stop Flying?

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

This morning Israel has accepted an Egypt-brokered cease fire, but reports are Hamas has rejected it. Steven Erlanger, London bureau chief and former Jerusalem bureau chief for The New York Times, discusses the latest in the Israel-Palestine conflict, and the US response.

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WNYC News

Families Weigh Trips to Israel Amid Violence

Sunday, July 13, 2014

It's the time of year that thousands of young Jewish Americans, many of them from the New York City area, head to Israel.

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WNYC News

In Conversations On Mid-East Violence, NY Jews Struggle for Right Words

Friday, July 11, 2014

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Across dinner tables and in synagogues, many families have been reflecting on the cost to both sides. Some can't bring themselves to talk about it at all.

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On The Media

Getting Fired for a FOIA, A Chicago Crime Reporter, Cold Cases and More

Friday, July 11, 2014

A CIA agent gets fired over a FOIA request, the truth behind the current immigration crisis, and the Chicago Tribune’s overnight crime reporter on covering endless shootings. 

The Takeaway

Violence Escalates in Israel-Palestine Conflict

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Hostilities continued between Israelis and Palestinians on Wednesday following weeks of mounting tension and acts of violence against young people on both sides. Militants in Gaza responded to the Israeli military airstrike with a volley of rockets aimed at densely populated areas, including Tel Aviv. The Israeli military reported that at least five of those rockets were shot down.

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The Takeaway

The Rise of Radicalism Among Israeli Settlers

Tuesday, July 08, 2014

Tensions remain high in Israel and the Palestinian territories following the kidnapping and killing of three Israeli teenagers last month and the revenge killing of a Palestinian teenager in Israel last week. Natan Sachs, a fellow at the Saban Center for Middle East Policy at the Brookings Institution, has studied and written extensively about the conditions on the ground, and in particular the rise of what many call "price tag" attacks carried out by radical settlers. 

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The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: The Fate of Afghan Translators, Foreign Aid to Central America, and Marijuana Goes on Sale in Washington

Tuesday, July 08, 2014

1. Influx of Child Migrants Sees No Easy Solutions  |  2. Dr. Who Fans: Look Away Now | 3. Washington Welcomes Recreational Marijuana Sales | 4. The Fate of the Afghan Translators Who Aided the U.S. Military

The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: lsrael Arrests Suspects in Revenge Killing, Inside an Undersea Lab, and One Woman's Battle with Breast Cancer

Monday, July 07, 2014

1. Under Her Skin: The Breast Cancer Survival Divide Across Racial Lines |  2. Under Her Skin: Meet Lisa Echols | 3. Israel Arrests Suspects in Revenge Killing of Palestinian Teen | 4. Inside the World's Only Undersea Lab

The Takeaway

Israel Arrests Suspects in Revenge Killing of Palestinian Teen

Monday, July 07, 2014

Amid escalating tensions, Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu phoned the father of a murdered Palestinian teenager and promised that the attackers would be prosecuted. Mark Regev, chief spokesman for the Prime Minister of Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu, discusses the arrests and the escalating tensions in the region.

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The Takeaway

Tensions Run High in Israel and Palestine

Thursday, July 03, 2014

Israeli authorities discovered the bodies of three teenagers earlier this week, after an 18 day search. As the country mourned, Israeli police discovered the body of a Palestinian teenager in a forest outside Jerusalem. Palestinian leaders have accused the Jewish settlers of retaliation, abduction and murder.

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World Weekly with Gideon Rachman

What would an Erdogan presidency mean for Turkey?

Tuesday, July 01, 2014

What would an Erdogan presidency mean for Turkey?

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WNYC News

NY Community Mourns Deaths of Israeli Students

Monday, June 30, 2014

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About 200 people marched to the United Nations from the Israeli Consulate in Manhattan to mourn the deaths of three Israeli students.

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WNYC News

Israel Finds Bodies of Kidnapped Teens

Monday, June 30, 2014

The Israeli military found the bodies of three missing teenagers on Monday, just over two weeks after they were abducted in the West Bank.

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