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The US and Israel: How Deep Are the Differences?

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The Obama Administration is making nice with Israel today -- at least in public, but tensions are still high over housing plans in East Jerusalem and American credibility in the Middle East. We hear from Jerusalem and Washington. Also, the Senate passes the jobs bill, and America's prison population has slightly declined for the first time since 1972. We hear about the effects of the economy and new ideas about public safety.

Banner image: (L-R) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyah greets US Vice President Joe Biden on March 9, 2010 in Jerusalem, Israel. Photo: Avi Ohayon/GPO via Getty Images


Credits

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Katie Cooper, Christian Bordal