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Ep. 29 - Make the Middle East Great Again

May 25, 2017

Now that the roads are back open and life has gone back to (what passes for) normal in Israel, Alan and Mike unpack President Trump's trip to the Middle East. Will there be changes to the status quo? Or is this all sound and fury signifying nothing?

You can read and watch the Saudi Arabia speech here: http://time.com/4787609/donald-trump-saudi-arabia-speech-2/

The Israel speech: http://www.haaretz.com/israel-news/1.791340

Trump denying that he mentioned the word "Israel" to the Russians, despite the fact that nobody claimed that he did. For many, this is him NOT denying leaking sensitive Israeli information. http://www.timesofisrael.com/trump-says-he-never-mentioned-israel-in-leak-to-russians/

Dennis Ross: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dennis_Ross

Mike on Jews and Presidents: http://juisrael.jerusalemu.org/blog/fail-to-the-chief

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