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July 31, 2014 | NPR · Tens of thousands of displaced Gazans face skyrocketing prices for limited water supplies, and severely disrupted electricity service. As well, long lines are developing for staples like bread.
 
July 31, 2014 | NPR · Christian Science Monitor reporter Christa Case Bryant tells Renee Montagne why the Israeli army is finding Hamas a more formidable foe now than during the 2009 war.
 
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July 31, 2014 | NPR · The day began with Israel's military calling up 16,000 more reservists, stoking fears of a widening offensive in Gaza; it ended with a 72-hour cease-fire agreement between Israel and Hamas.
 
July 31, 2014 | NPR · Nearly a month into the war in Gaza, pollsters have been taking a look at how attitudes in the region have changed among Israelis and Palestinians.
 

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July 26, 2014 | NPR · Hezbollah has been a longtime ally of Hamas, but during this most recent conflict between Israel and Gaza they've taken a sideline role. NPR's Scott Simon talks to the BBC's Kim Ghattas in Beirut.
 

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July 27, 2014 | NPR · Fighting in Ukraine near the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 has international investigators staying away. NPR's Arun Rath talks with OSCE's Michael Bociurkiw about the investigation.
 

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Mar 5, 2012 — In the first hour of Talk of the Nation, the science of political consistency, and on the opinion page, writer Soraya Chemaly explains why she left the Catholic church. In the second hour, the role of women in Islamist governments, and Teller (of Penn & Teller) talks about the psychology of magic.
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Feb 13, 2012 — In the first hour of Talk of the Nation, how to close the achievement gap between rich and poor, and the opinion page looks at Syria. In the second hour, the U.S. Constitution, and remembering Whitney Houston.
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Feb 6, 2012 — In the first hour of Talk of the Nation, the history and goals of the Responsibility to Protect, and the opinion page looks at ***. In the second hour, the drop in America's unemployment rate, and a bike commuter's quest to catch a bike thief.
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Jan 30, 2012 — In the first hour of Talk of the Nation, the ongoing crisis in Syria, and Freddie Mac bets against homeowners. In the second hour, paying for online news, and on the Opinion Page, Israeli journalist Ronen Bergman predicts Israel's attack on Iran.
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Nov 7, 2011 — In the first hour of Talk of the Nation, the new politics of race, and the opinion page looks at how Iran lost Iraq. In the second hour, P.J. O'Rourke talks about his latest book, Holidays in Heck, and vacations gone wrong.
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Oct 24, 2011 — In the first hour of Talk of the Nation, President Obama's decision to pull American troops out of Iraq. In the second hour, filmmaker Guillermo del Toro talks about his latest novel, The Night Eternal, and the opinion page looks at "militarized urbanism".
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Oct 17, 2011 — In the first hour of Talk of the Nation, the role of mid-sized businesses in driving the economy, and the opinion page looks at the Occupy Wall Street protests. In the second hour, West Side Story 50 years later, and historian Victor Davis Hanson talks about his book, The End of Sparta.
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Oct 3, 2011 — In the first hour of Talk of the Nation, a look at accusations about Pakistan's Intelligence agency, and the opinion page considers the legality of the drone attack that killed Anwar al-Awlaki. In the second hour, the reality of life after prostate cancer surgery, and drug violence along the US-Mexico border.
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Sep 26, 2011 — In the first hour of Talk of the Nation, military drones and their role in foreign policy, remembering Wangari Maathai, and the opinion page. In the second hour, the author of The New Kids: Big Dreams and Brave Journeys at a High School for Immigrant Teens, and the idea behind the film, Moneyball.
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Sep 19, 2011 — In the first hour of Talk of the Nation, new programs that offer a way out of poverty, and President Obama's plan to cut the deficit. In the second hour, actor Hal Holbrook reflects on his life and career, and the opinion page.
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