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The Takeaway

Congress & The Iran Deal: Set To Act or Acting Up?

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

The Iran Nuclear Agreement Act, introduced today and co-sponsored by Sen. Robert Menendez, would set limits on the Obama Administration's power to negotiate with Iran. 

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World Weekly with Gideon Rachman

Iran and Saudi Arabia wage proxy war in Yemen

Thursday, April 09, 2015

Iran and Saudi Arabia wage proxy war in Yemen

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The Takeaway

Iran's Nuclear Program and the Balance of Power in the Middle East

Thursday, April 02, 2015

Amidst nuclear talks, Iran has continued to assert its authority in the Middle East.

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The Takeaway

Why An Iran Nuclear Deal is a Diplomatic Game Changer

Wednesday, April 01, 2015

An Iranian nuclear deal could lead to the lifting of international sanctions. And an agreement could also lead to normalized relations with the U.S. and the E.U.

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The Takeaway

Point of No Return: Top Iran Negotiator Says Nuke Deal Will Happen

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Nuclear negotiations between Iran and the West have been going on for over 12 years. A decade ago, Seyed Hossein Mousavian sat at the negotiating table on behalf of Iran.

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The Takeaway

Iran Nuclear Talks Hit Hurdle Ahead of Deadline

Monday, March 30, 2015

After 12 years of negotiations, will Iran and six world powers come to an agreement? 

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World Weekly with Gideon Rachman

Can the Iran nuclear talks succeed?

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Can the Iran nuclear talks succeed?

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The Takeaway

We Were Here: Measuring the Human Footprint

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

A new study in the journal Nature explains why the years 1610 and 1964 have most gravely contributed to climate change.

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The Takeaway

A Second Nuclear Age

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Nuclear weapons have become an inextricable part of how major powers conduct international politics.

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The Takeaway

Keeping Iran Rogue: Trust Tested Between The U.S. & Israel

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

At a time when the U.S. is close to a nuclear deal with Iran, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will make his case against Iran before a joint session of Congress.

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The Takeaway

A Desperate and Cornered Vladimir Putin

Tuesday, February 03, 2015

With the Russian ruble losing half it's value and oil prices dropping 50 percent since last summer, Vladimir Putin has nothing to lose in Ukraine. What will his next move be?  

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The Takeaway

Iran Deadline for Nuclear Talks Postponed

Monday, November 24, 2014

Negotiations with Iran, which are expected to resume in seven months, center on how much nuclear fuel Iran can produce and what kind of sanctions relief they'll receive.

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99% Invisible

121- Cold War Kids

Tuesday, July 01, 2014

During the 1961 Berlin Crisis—one of the various moments in the cold war in which we came frighteningly close to engaging in actual war with the Soviets—President John F. Kennedy vowed to identify spaces in "existing structures both public and private ...

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99% Invisible

114- Ten Thousand Years

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

In 1990, the federal government invited a group of geologists, linguists, astrophysicists, architects, artists, and writers to the New Mexico desert, to visit the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant. They were there on a mission.

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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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The Brian Lehrer Show

Amanpour on the Iran Deal; FDA stops 23andMe; Billy Collins

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Christiane Amanpour of CNN and ABC explains how Middle Eastern leaders are reacting to the news of a nuclear deal with Iran, and what their responses say about the deal’s chance of success. Then, the FDA has warned the genetic testing company 23andMe to stop marketing their product. We’ll take your calls if you’ve used the service to guide your medical decisions. Plus: Billy Collins, former US and New York State poet laureate, on his new collection of work.

The Brian Lehrer Show

George Pataki; Vietnam Memorial; Iran's Nuclear Program

Monday, November 11, 2013

Former Governor George Pataki discusses a new effort to have high-speed rail between New York and Washington D.C. Plus: Studio 360's Kurt Andersen discusses the American Icons piece about the Vietnam Memorial; and New York Times chief Washington correspondent David Sanger discusses a possible deal on Iran's nuclear program.

The Takeaway

Iran: A Look at a Century

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

U.S.- Iran relations might be on the brink of something big when it comes to matters of diplomacy, but a recent easing of tensions between Iran and the West doesn't undo a century of upheaval in the region. Historian James Buchan is the author of a new book entitled "Days of God: The Revolution of Iran and its Consequences," and he spoke with The Takeaway about the transformation of Iran in the past hundred years.

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World Weekly with Gideon Rachman

Prospects of a deal over the Iranian nuclear programme

Thursday, October 17, 2013

Prospects of a deal over the Iranian nuclear programme

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The Takeaway

Iran Nuclear Enrichment Talks Enter Day Two

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Talks over Iran’s nuclear program enter their second day today in Geneva. Can the discussions produce a negotiated solution to an enduring standoff? George Perkovich, a former foreign policy adviser to then-Sen. Joe Biden from 1989 to 1990. He is currently director of the nuclear policy program for the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations’ task force on U.S. nuclear policy 

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