Iran, Egypt and the UN General Assembly

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On Day Two of the UN General Assembly’s annual session, an unwelcome reminder of the major issue on the minds of 120 world leaders: Syrian rebels staged another deadly attack on President Assad’s military headquarters in Damascus today. In New York, the focus was on other developments in the Middle East: the new government of Egypt, Iran’s nuclear progress and relations between Israel and the Palestinians.

Credits

Guests:
Stewart Patrick - Council on Foreign Relations; author of “The Sovereignty Wars: Reconciling America with the World” - @StewartMPatrick, David D. Kirkpatrick - New York Times - @ddknyt, Barbara Slavin - Atlantic Council / Al-Monitor - @barbaraslavin1, Patrick Clawson - Washington Institute for Near East Policy

Host:
Warren Olney