The Global Mess Edition

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The death toll in Gaza continues to rise as both Israelis and Palestinians escalate attacks against each other. Children from South America are pouring into the U.S. illegally, because, according to Rich Lowry, "we are waving these people across the border." Should President Obama have visited the border while he was in Texas this week? Bob Scheer said "We have a mess because the Republicans did not want to move on immigration control." As Matt Miller said, what is the balance between compassion and border security? The German government ordered the CIA’s top officer in Berlin to leave the country after more surveillance details were uncovered. According to Rich Lowry, "any value we are gaining by intelligence is far outweighed by the risk to our relationship." Afghan presidential candidates, Abdullah Abdullah and Ashraf Ghani, have acknowledged widespread fraud, but have each claimed victory. What should the United Nations and the United States do to help resolve the stalemate?

This week's panel includes Matt Miller, moderating from the Center. On the Left is Robert Scheer ( Rich Lowry (National Review) is on the Right.

Banner Image: Damaged housing, Gaza Strip; Credit: Marius Arnesen