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Wilson Forum - Allies at Odds: Obama, Netanyahu, and The State of U.S.- Israeli Relations

On an all new episode of Wilson Forum the state of the U.S. – Israeli relations and the current relationship between President Obama and Prime Minister Netanyahu is discussed.

Money and Banks in the American Political System

Kathryn Lavelle discusses her newest book, Money and Banks in the American Political System. Michael Adler gives an update on the Iranian nuclear negotiations.

Saudi Arabia: A Kingdom's Future

Caryle Murphy discusses her latest book A Kingdom’s Future: Saudi Arabia Through the Eyes of Its Twentysomethings.

Middle East Roundtable: Egypt

We convene our Middle East Roundtable to discuss the latest from Egypt with Haleh Esfandiari, Joshua Stacher, and Marina Ottaway.

Economics Roundtable & Lebanon and the Arab Spring

Don Lee, economics reporter for the LA Times, Don Wolfensberger, Wilson Center Senior Scholar, and Kent Hughes, Director of PAGE program at the Wilson Center, discuss the fiscal cliff in our "economics roundtable." Fuad Siniora, former prime minister of Lebanon, provides context on the Arab Spring from the perspective of that nation.

The Global Farms Race & Context: Israeli Security and the Arab Spring

Michael Kugelman, Senior Program Associate for the Asia Program at the Wilson Center, discusses a new book which he co-edited entitled, The Global Farms Race. We also take a look at Middle East security from the Israeli perspective with, Efraim Halevy, former director of the Mossad and former head of the Israeli Security Council.

Middle East Roundtable & Context: Venezuela

Haleh Esfandiari, Joshua Stacher , and Aaron Miller discuss the latest developments in the Middle East. In our second segment, Cynthia Arnson provides insight into the re-election of Hugo Chavez.

Women and the Arab Spring & The Cuban Missile Crisis Revisited

Haleh Esfandiari, Hanin Ghaddar, and Yassmine El Sayed Hani discuss women and the Arab Spring. Tim McDonnell previews the Wilson Center's Cuban Missile Crisis project.

Is the Arab Awakening Marginalizing Women?

Rend al-Rahim, Executive Director of the Iraq Foundation; Rola Dashti, Chair of the Kuwait Economic Society; Rangita de Silva de Alwis, Director of International Human Rights Policy at the Wellesley Center for Women at Wellesley College.

Rock the Casbah: Rage and Rebellion Across the Islamic World

A decade after the 9/11 attacks, this groundbreaking book takes readers deep into rebellions against both autocrats and extremists that are redefining politics, culture, and security threats across the Islamic world. Dialogue interviewed journalist, author, and foreign policy analyst Robin Wright on her book, "Rock the Casbah: Rage and Rebellion Across the Islamic World."

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