Middle East

February 20, 2017
Baltimore Court (Credit: BaltimoreSun)

Boycott, Disinvestment and Sanctions Debate

February 20, 2017 - Segment 2 - We hosted a discussion and debate on a bill before the Maryland Legislature aimed at thwarting the Boycott, Disinvestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement in the state. With: Delegate Jimmy Tarlau, and Delegate Ben Kramer.
May 24, 2016
ISIS Protest (Credit: Crossmap)

Middle East Roundtable: Egyptair, Defense Minister of Israel, & Offense Against ISIS

May 24, 2016 - Segment 3 - We host a Middle East Roundtable. Topics will include:The new offensive against ISIS; the downing of an Egyptair plane; and the possibility of Avigdor Lieberman becoming Defense Minister of Israel. With: Jean Francois Seznec, and Dr. Adil Shamoo.
March 13, 2015

Debate: Nuclear Negotiations with Iran

March 12, 2015 - Segment 3 - We take a look at the United States' nuclear negotiations with Iran with James Phillips and Ali Gharib.
January 26, 2015
Saudia Arabia

International News Roundup: Middle East, Saudi Arabia & Yemen

January 26, 2015 - Segment 4 - We close out the show with a look at events in the Middle East, including Saudi Arabia and Yemen.
December 8, 2014
Boko Haram

International Politics Roundup: Africa, Boko Haram, Middle East & ISIS

December 8, 2014 - Segment 4 - On today's international roundtable, we discuss topics from Africa to the Middle East: Boko Haram, ISIS and beyond. Our panel of guests includes: Dr. Faheem Younus, Dr. Max Hilaire, and Sam Faddis.
September 7, 2014

Islamic State Update

September 3, 2014 - Segment 4 - We return to our analysis of the Islamic State, which just released a video apparently depicting the beheading of another American journalist with: Dr. Steven David, Professor in the Department of Political Science at Johns Hopkins University and Dr. Vijay Prashad, George and Martha Kellner Chair in South Asian History and Professor of International Studies at Trinity College.
January 7, 2014

Political Complexity in the Middle East: Syria, Iraq, Lebanon, Israel and Egypt

January 7, 2014 - Segment 3 - We begin the day with a roundtable on the Middle East, including Syria, Iraq, Lebanon, Israel and Egypt. Dr. Thabit Abdullah, Dr. Adil Shamoo, Dr. Steven David and Phyllis Bennis join us.
December 3, 2013

Thoughts on the Iran Nuclear Deal

December 3, 2013 - Segment 3 - We turn our attention to Iran, with Trita Parsi, President of the National Iranian American Council and author of A Single Roll of the Dice - Obama's Diplomacy with Iran.
September 9, 2013

Dr. Shibley Telhami On The Middle East

September 9, 2013 - Segment 2 - Dr. Shibley Telhami joins us for a conversation on the Middle East. Dr. Telhami is the Anwar Sadat Professor for Peace and Development at the University of Maryland, College Park, and author of The World Through Arab Eyes: Arab Public Opinion and the Reshaping of the Middle East.
August 22, 2013

Dr. Shibley Telhami On The Middle East

August 22, 2013 - Segment 3 - Dr. Shibley Telhami joins us for a conversation on the Middle East. He joins us to speak about the Israeli/Palestinian peace process, protests in Egypt and the ongoing conflict in Syria.
August 19, 2013
Supporters of ousted Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi run from Egyptian security forces firing towards them during clashes in Cairo's Nasr City district, Egypt, Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013. Egyptian police in riot gear swept in with armored vehicles and bulldozers Wednesday to clear two sprawling encampments of supporters of the country's ousted Islamist president in Cairo, showering protesters with tear gas as the sound of gunfire rang out. (AP Photo/Manu Brabo)

Roundtable On The Middle East

August 19, 2013 - Segment 3 - We close out the show with a Middle East roundtable with: Dr. Neil Rubin, writer, educator, and former Senior Editor of the Baltimore Jewish Times; and Phyllis Benis, Director of the New Internationalism Project at the Institute for Policy Studies.
August 12, 2013
Protest in Egypt

Middle East Roundtable: Egypt and Israel/Palestine Peace Talks

August 12, 2013 - Segment 3 - We close out the show with a roundtable on the Middle East to discuss the situation in Egypt and Israel/Palestine peace talks.
March 20, 2013
President Obama Visits Israel, Middle East

President Obama Visits Middle East, First Presidential Trip To Israel

March 20, 2013 - Segment 1 - We discuss President Obama's visit to the Middle East with Rashid Khalidi, Edward Said Professor of Modern Arab Studies at Columbia University, and Jason Isaacson of the American Jewish Committee. Then, we speak to Craig and Cindy Corrie, the parents of Rachel Corrie, who was killed by the Israeli military ten years ago this month.