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What kind of missile could have downed the Malaysian plane?

July 18, 2014
How safe was it for a Malaysia Airlines plane to be flying in airspace over conflict-torn Eastern Ukraine?

Global Flashpoints and U.S. Foreign Policy Dilemma

July 18, 2014
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
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Webcast Extra: Afghanistan's Civil Unrest, Delayed Talks with Iran, and Changing Syria

July 18, 2014
On this week’s Webcast Extra, Michael Crowley of TIME Magazine covers how near Afghanistan was to civil war; Yochi Dreazen of Foreign Policy Magazine says Iran is not close on a deal over its nuclear capabilities; Real Clear Politic’s Alexis Simendinger and John Harwood of CNBC questions what Bashar al-Assad is capable of during his third Syria presidency and ISIS's role in redefining the region.
Martha Raddatz on Washington Week July 2000
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Middle East Peace Talks in 2000

Air Date: 
July 21, 2000
President Clinton holds Israel-Palestine peace talks at Camp David.
Benjamin Netanyahu
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Obama Pushes Israeli-Palestinian Peace Talks

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September 3, 2010
President Obama's first attempt at negotiating Middle East peace
Gwen's NewsHour Reports

Yellen cautions against being overly-optimistic before raising interest rates

July 16, 2014
Federal Reserve chairwoman Janet Yellen told a Senate hearing Tuesday that the Fed remains on course to end a stimulus program of monthly bond purchases in October.
Gwen's NewsHour Reports

Is Germany overreacting to allegations of U.S. espionage?

July 11, 2014
Germany announced today that it is kicking America’s top spy out of the country after new reports of U.S. espionage. For debate on the expulsion request, Gwen Ifill talks to Mark Lowenthal, former Vice Chairman of the National Intelligence Council and Annette Heuser of the Bertelsmann Foundation.
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Webcast Extra: Gun control, the Highway Trust Fund, and ISIS updates

July 11, 2014
On this week’s Webcast Extra, The Washington Post’s Ed O’Keefe explains the firearm debates on the Hill; Fawn Johnson of the National Journal warns of the depleting Highway Trust Fund, and more.

Immigration Crisis, Middle East Tensions, U.S.-Germany Spying

July 11, 2014
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.