In the wake of President Barack Obama's major speech on American policy toward the Israeli-Palestinian conflict after the Arab Spring and Binyamin Netanyahu's frosty reception of that address, Wonking Week's co-hosts Jessica Hilo and Tom Jacobs examine past Miller-McCune articles that shine a light on the peace process in the region.
In the second session, Idea Lobby blogger Emily Badger reviews a recent book looking at global Muslim anger at the United States. She reports that the book finds the Islamic world feels both oppressed by a powerful U.S. and betrayed by a country that hasn't lived up to its founding rhetoric.
Flourishes for this week’s Wonking Week podcast include:
Intro and outro music for our podcast interview with Emily Badger was Time Traveling Musician by Nickleus.