Tune in Monday, March 23 for an all new episode of The Yaron Brook Show. Elan Journo, ARI’s director of policy research and an expert in foreign policy, will guest host. Monday marks five years since Obamacare was signed into law. Elan will interview Rituparna Basu, ARI’s health care policy analyst, about the passage of Obamacare, its effects so far and where American health care is heading. Elan will also talk about the latest foreign policy issues in the Middle East.
Yesterday, Elan Journo joined Yaron Brook as co-host of The Yaron Brook Show to talk about what America should do about the Middle East. Topics included: why radical Islamists hate the West; whether we should be friendly with Saudi Arabia; how American rules of engagement have damaged the morale of soldiers; who is to blame for innocents killed in war.
Tune in Monday, March 9 for an all new episode of Yaron Brook’s radio show. Elan Journo, ARI’s director of policy research and an expert in foreign policy, will join Yaron as co-host to talk about what America’s role in the Middle East should be. They’ll give their take on ISIS, Saudi Arabia, Israel and much more.
Why should you care about the Israeli/Palestinian conflict? Most Americans think of it as a fight over a narrow strip of land, by adversaries who each have some legitimate grievances but also some marks against them. It is, therefore, far from obvious why outsiders should be concerned. But this apathy is misguided: much of what people think they know about the Israeli/Palestinian conflict is just dead wrong.
At Room for Debate, on the New York Times opinion pages, there's a four-way exchange on this question: “can reconciliation between [the Palestinian factions] Fatah and Hamas end up improving the chances of peace between Israelis and Palestinians, which have dimmed as American-backed talks have foundered?”
The BBC and Sky News have come under fire for refusing to air a two-minute appeal for donations on behalf of Palestinians in Gaza. The group of British humanitarian organizations behind the appeal is furious.