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The Brian Lehrer Show

Can Obama and Netanyahu Find Middle Ground in the Middle East?

Monday, March 23, 2015

Jodi Rudoren, the Jerusalem bureau chief for The New York Times and Time Magazine's Joe Klein discuss U.S.-Israeli relations now that Benjamin Netanyahu has won reelection.

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Slate Political Gabfest

The "Welcome Back, Vladimir" Edition

Friday, March 20, 2015

John Dickerson, David Plotz, and special guest Julia Ioffe discuss the reelection in Israel of Benjamin Netanyahu, the reappearance in Russia of Vladimir Putin, and the resignation from Congress of Rep. Aaron Schock.

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The Takeaway

The Two State Illusion

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Sunni-Shiite sectarian violence in Iraq, the unraveling of Syria, the rise of ISIS—all of these events have made a lasting agreement between the Israelis and Palestinians more elusive.

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The Takeaway

Economy Looms Large as Israelis Head to the Polls

Monday, March 16, 2015

Despite last summer's war with Gaza and recent warnings about Iran's nuclear program, most Israelis are more concerned with the economy than national security as they head to the polls.

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World Weekly with Gideon Rachman

Israel's knife edge general election

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Israel's knife edge general election

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The Takeaway

Netanyahu's Speech: An Israeli Perspective

Tuesday, March 03, 2015

Prime Minister Netnayahu's speech before Congress has already exposed divisions in and between lawmakers, the White House, American Jews and even the state of Israel.

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Slate Political Gabfest

The "Bibi, Vidi, Vici" Edition

Friday, February 27, 2015

Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss the Supreme Court's ObamaCare case, Benjamin Netanyahu's upcoming speech to Congress, and whether Chris Christie's presidential campaign has already fizzled.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

BL Weekend: Neuroscience Pioneer; Congestion Pricing; Middle East Unrest

Friday, February 20, 2015

Three of our favorite segments from the week, in case you missed them: Neuroscience Pioneer (First) | Congestion Pricing (Starts at (20:52) | Middle East Unrest (Starts at 50:51)
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FT Big Read

Israel's expanding settlements

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Israel's expanding settlements

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FT Big Read

Israel's expanding settlements

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Israel's expanding settlements

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World Weekly with Gideon Rachman

International reaction to the Iran nuclear deal

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

International reaction to the Iran nuclear deal

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World Weekly with Gideon Rachman

Ceasefire agreed in Gaza but will the calm hold?

Thursday, November 22, 2012

Ceasefire agreed in Gaza but will the calm hold?

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The Takeaway

Ethan Bronner Reflects on the Changing Middle East

Monday, May 07, 2012

Ethan Bronner is a correspondent for our partner The New York Times. He recently announced that he would transition from his role as the paper's Jerusalem Bureau Chief to become a national legal correspondent in New York. The Middle East has changed radically since Bronner accepted the Bureau Chief position in early 2008. Perhaps most visible are the results of the Arab Spring uprisings throughout the region. Bronner reflects on the immense changes in the Middle East since he started reporting there four years ago.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Obama and Netanyahu

Tuesday, March 06, 2012

Jane Eisner, editor of The Jewish Daily Forward, talks about yesterday's meeting between the U.S. president and the Israeli prime minister, and their positions vis a vis Iran's nuclear ambitions.

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It's A Free Blog

Opinion: Obama-Sarkozy Trash Talk on Netanyahu Shows U.S. Brushes off Israel

Wednesday, November 09, 2011

To frequently insult the Israeli leader in this way is to insult Israelis themselves.

-Karol Markowicz, It's A Free Country blogger.

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The Takeaway

Hot Mic: The Biggest Political Gaffes

Wednesday, November 09, 2011

In the age of slick PR machines, it is difficult to get a sense of a candidate's real personality or feelings on an issue. But with microphones all around them, private conversations and off the cuff remarks sometimes slip out. On Tuesday, French President Nicolas Sarkozy was the most recent leader to land in hot water. The Takeaway looks at some of the biggest political gaffes made when the microphones were left on.

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