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Why is Qatar really being isolated and its diplomatic ramifications 6 MIN, 31 SEC

Saudi Arabia, Egypt and other Arab allies embraced by President Trump have broken relations with Qatar, where a massive American military base commands US operations against the Islamic State. 

Guests:
Laura Rozen, Al-Monitor (@lrozen)

Reaction to the latest London terror attack 16 MIN, 2 SEC

Two terror attacks in downtown London and a third at a concert in Manchester have increased the pressure on Prime Minister Theresa May. With a general election scheduled for Thursday, she said this yesterday about extremism

Guests:
Charlie Winter, Senior Research fellow at Kings College London (@charliewinter)
Michael Goldfarb, First Rough Draft of History (podcast) (@MGEmancipation)

Portland train attach sparks Free Speech debate 27 MIN, 7 SEC

A pro-Trump and Free Speech Rally in Portland Oregon yesterday attracted a counter-protest across the street. Police made arrests, but nobody was injured. The events attracted national attention in the aftermath of a double murder on a train 10 days ago—raising questions about the city’s past and whether “hate speech” is protected by the First Amendment.

Guests:
Randy Blazak, Professor of criminology at the University of Oregon (@rblazak)
Maya Berry, Arab American Institute (@imayaberry)
Eugene Volokh, University of California, Los Angeles (@VolokhC)

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