May 5, 2008

Israel at 60: the Etgar Keret Version

The writer Etgar Keret was our Open Source witness in Israel two years ago to a general (local, global, existential) disbelief and alienation from the war on Lebanon. And now...| More
March 7, 2007

Israel vs. Iran in 2007

Our many shows about a possible showdown with Iran — most recently with Seymour Hersh last week, but also here, here, here, and here, just to name a few —...| More
November 10, 2006

A New Israeli – Palestinian Mandate?

Click to Listen to the Show (24 MB MP3) When Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert visits Washington next week, he’ll find a radically different political climate: There’s a new Democratic...| More
August 3, 2006

Israel and Lebanon: Refuge in Fiction

Click to Listen to the Show (24 MB MP3) What war does, what violence does, is that it somehow sucks life out of people. It turns them into… one-dimensional, flat...| More
July 27, 2006

Israel at War

Click to Listen to the Show (24 MB MP3) Thinking back, trying to recreate my conversations with worried friends about this war with Lebanon, about the Iranian missiles, the Syrian...| More
July 18, 2006

From the Israeli Side of the Border

Click to Listen to the Show (24 MB MP3) Israel occupied Southern Lebanon for 18 years, it was Israel’s Vietnam… It is commonly regarded as a huge mistake, and it’s...| More
July 17, 2006

Israel and Lebanon: Three Views of a...

Click to Listen to the Show (24 MB MP3) We’re dealing with a very difficult moment in the Arab world. These explosions and disruptions that happen periodically here in Iraq,...| More
June 29, 2006

Extra Listening on Israel and Guantanamo

Today the Supreme Court has blocked Guantanamo military tribunals, condemning the Bush Administration’s detention policy. We discussed the future of the prison in March on A Guantanamo Exit Strategy, and...| More
April 3, 2006

The Israel Lobby?

Click to Listen to the Show (24 MB MP3) John Mearsheimer and Stephen Walt recently wrote a piece in the London Review of Books about the “Israel Lobby” that’s been...| More
February 20, 2006

Israel Face-to-Face with Hamas

This is a very difficult dilemma. Do you support corrupt, unpopular, oppressive dictators? Or do you find yourself with fundamentalists who are democratically elected? The trick must be to create...| More
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