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Examining the U.S. Role in the Mideast Crisis
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Examining the U.S. Role in the Mideast Crisis

Examining the U.S. Role in the Mideast Crisis

Examining the U.S. Role in the Mideast Crisis
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Download NPR's special one-hour report on Iraq and the remaking of the Middle East (July 18, 2006)
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Israel and Hezbollah trade attacks across the Lebanese border, as international pressure to end the conflict grows. Secretary of State Rice is expected in the region soon; reportedly, her trip has been delayed to give the Israeli military another week to try to crush Hezbollah. Neal Conan and guests discuss the crisis in the Middle East and what the United States should do.

Guests:

Joseph Nye, author of Soft Power: The Means To Success in World Politics (Public Affairs, Apr. 2, 2004); current dean of the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard; served as assistant secretary of defense under the Clinton administration.

Dan Senor former spokesman for the Coalition Provisional Authority in Baghdad (adviser to Bremer).

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