Steven A. Cook

senior fellow for Middle East Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations

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Steven A. Cook on KCRW

As the war in Gaza rages on, negotiations for a ceasefire and hostage release remain stalled. KCRW looks at how the U.S. and Qatar could help broker a deal.

With talks between Israel and Hamas still stalled, US deploys CIA director

As the war in Gaza rages on, negotiations for a ceasefire and hostage release remain stalled. KCRW looks at how the U.S. and Qatar could help broker a deal.

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Lots of news this week.

Impeachment, Ukraine, China, the Kurds

Lots of news this week.

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On Sunday, President Trump announced plans to pull American forces back from Syria’s northern border. It’s seen as a tacit greenlight for a Turkish military intervention in the region.

Trump plans to withdraw US troops from Syria

On Sunday, President Trump announced plans to pull American forces back from Syria’s northern border. It’s seen as a tacit greenlight for a Turkish military intervention in the region.

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