55 – Trump’s ‘Maximum Pressure’ campaign on Iran with Garrett Marquis

As tensions grow with Iran, the US is applying a “maximum pressure” policy to the country to prevent it from developing nuclear weapons.

I speak with Garrett Marquis, the spokesperson for the National Security Council and Special Assistant to the President. He details the “maximum pressure campaign” and its performance in a thoughtful and engaging interview. … More 55 – Trump’s ‘Maximum Pressure’ campaign on Iran with Garrett Marquis

Ep. 42: A Perpetual Israeli-Palestinian Dispute with Clifford D. May

Clifford D. May, the president and founder of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, and I go in-depth on the Israeli-Palestinian dispute. He details its complex history and how exactly we got here today. Additionally, Cliff discusses the impact of the UN Relief and Works Agency on Palestinian Refugees. 

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Ep. 37: Conflict in the Middle East with Sarah Leah Whitson of Human Rights Watch

The Middle East is one of the most turbulent regions in the world. Conflicts throughout countries in the region create rampant human rights abuses. In this episode, we are joined by Sarah Leah Whitson, the executive director of Human Rights Watch’s Middle East and North Africa Division. We discuss in-depth the a few of the most problematic conflicts in the Middle East. From the Israel-Palestine disputes to the seemingly never ending war in Yemen we sort through it all. Additionally, Sarah describes the intense problems identity politics has caused throughout the Middle East.

Be sure to tune in for a thought-provoking episode.

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