May 18, 2009 – Hour 2

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is in the United States to meet with President Barack Obama. Whether it is how to approach Iran, the question of a two state solution, or the issue of Jewish settlements in the West Bank, there are a lot of areas where the two leaders do not see eye to eye. Marc discussed the future of Israeli-U.S. relations and President Obama’s role in the Middle East peace process with Robert Freedman and Waleed Hazbun.

Robert Freedman is a professor of politcal science at Johns Hopkins University and the author of 4 books on Soviet foreign policy.  He is also the editor of 14 different books on Israel and the Middle East.

Waleed Hazbun is an assistant professor of politcal science at Johns Hopkins University and the Author of the book, Beaches, Ruins Resorts: The Politics of Tourism in the Arab World.