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July 18, 2014

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The multiple foreign policy challenges facing the Obama administration including the Israeli-Palestinian crisis, the conflict between Russia and Ukraine, and negotiations on Iran's nuclear program. Also, the latest on the investigation into the Malaysian Airlines crash. Joining Gwen Ifill: John Harwood, CNBC and New York Times, Alexis Simendinger, Real Clear Politics; Yochi Dreazen, Foreign Policy; Michael Crowley, TIME

 

Obama Pushes Israeli-Palestinian Peace Talks

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One of Secretary of State John Kerry's priorities during his tenure has been to pursue a new peace agreement between Israel and Palestine, and now as a new wave of violence and rocket attacks has risen up between Israel and Gaza, Kerry is considering a trip to the Middle East to pursue a cease-fire. But this isn't the first time the United States has tried to end the conflict.

Middle East Peace Talks in 2000

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As hostility mounts in the Middle East, the United States must once again consider what role to play in preserving the peace.  U.S. presidents have a long history of intervening in Israeli and Palestinian conflict.

July 11, 2014

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President Obama proposed a $3.7 billion plan to address the surge of illegal immigrants, the escalating conflict between Israel and Hamas, and Germany's decision to expel a CIA station chief in Berlin in response to more cases of U.S. Joining Gwen Ifill: Ed O'Keefe, Washington Post; Fawn Johnson, National Journal; Mark Mazetti, New York Times; Indira Lakshmanan, Bloomberg News

April 25, 2014

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Obama's four-nation tour of Asia, Israel's decision to suspend Mid-East peace talks, the SCOTUS decision to uphold Michigan’s affirmative action ban at public universities, the Justice Dept.'s effort to make select prisoners eligible for presidential clemency grants. Joining Gwen: Indira Lakshmanan, Bloomberg News; Doyle McManus, Los Angeles Times; Carrie Johnson, NPR; Joan Biskupic, Reuters.

 

Gaza’s grim prophecy

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The Arab League, an unwieldy 22-nation conglomerate of autocrats and monarchs, has long been the object of scorn. Established in Cairo in 1945 by a half-dozen Arab countries, it was known—if known at all—for its incompetence and hostility toward Israel. The league declared war on the Jewish state in 1948, froze out companies that did business with Israel, and expelled Egypt after it signed the Camp David peace accords.

September 23, 2011

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President Obama unveils his deficit reduction plan, with new taxes and spending cuts. Plus, Congress argues over disaster relief and a possible government shutdown. Also, Palestinians appeal for full membership at the UN. And the GOP presidential candidates debate. Joining Gwen: Christi Parson, Tribune Newspapers; John Harwood, CNBC/New York Times; Karen Tumulty, Washington Post; Susan Davis, National Journal.