For years President Andrew Jackson was locked in a battle over Indian lands with a Cherokee chief. NPR’s Steve Inskeep on the history of that rivalry, how it led to the "Trail of Tears" and helped set the stage for the Civil War.
What Israeli election results mean for the future of Israel, prospects of an Israeli-Palestinian peace agreement, and how the Obama administration handles the region.
- Aaron David Miller public policy fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; former advisor to six U.S. Secretaries of State on Arab-Israeli negotiations; author, most recently of "The Much Too Promised Land: America's Elusive Search for Arab-Israeli Peace"
- Yossi Klein Halevi Israel correspondent, "The New Republic;" senior fellow, Adelson Institute for Strategic Studies at the Shalem Center in Jerusalem; author, "At the Entrance to the Garden Of Eden: a Jew's Search for Hope with Christians and Muslims in the Holy Land"
- Amjad Atallah co-director of the Middle East Task Force at the New America Foundation; former adviser to the Palestinian negotiating team in peace negotiations with Israel
Most Recent Shows
Los Angeles voted to increase its minimum wage to $15 an hour. Dozens of other cities have passed or are considering similar measures. We dive into the debate over minimum wage laws across the country.
About 24 million Americans suffer from an eating disorder. Anorexia is among the hardest to treat. We hear one young woman's struggle with the disease, told from her perspective and her mother's.
The Islamic State terrorist group captures the key Iraqi city of Ramadi and establishes a stronger foothold in Libya. We get an update on the latest battles for territorial control and questions over U.S. strategy.