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    Kingdom of the Unjust

    Medea Benjamin talked about her book Kingdom of the Unjust: Behind the U.S.-Saudi Connection, in which she looks at the relationship between the U.S. and Saudi Arabia, a country she says…

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    Washington Ideas Forum, CIA Director John Brennan

    U.S. Central Intelligence Agency Director John Brennan was interviewed about issues including combating ISIL*, the Syrian conflict, and cyber-security efforts. He responded to the Senate vote overriding the president’s…

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    House Debate on Veto Override

    Houses members debated prior to a vote to override President Obama’s veto of the “Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act” (JASTA), a bill allowing families of the victims of the terrorist…

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    Terrorism Lawsuit Bill Veto

    Seung Min Kim reported by telephone about President Obama’s veto of the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act. (JASTA), a bill that would allow the families of victims of terrorism attacks to…

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    Defense Policy in the Middle East

    Senators Rand Paul (R-KY) and Christopher Murphy (D-CT) talked about U.S-Saudi Arabia relations. The two senators drafted a resolution that disapproves of a pending arms sale of $1.15…

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    Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act

    Nahal Toosi reported by telephone on the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act (JASTA), passed by Congress September 9, 2016, which would allow families of victims of the September 11,…

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    Katie Bo Williams on September 11, 2001, Lawsuits Bill

    Katie Bo Williams talked by video from Capitol Hill about a bill being debated and voted on by the House the following day that would allow families of the victims of the terrorist attacks…

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    Iraqi Foreign Minister Remarks

    Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari spoke about combating ISIS* in Mosul, foreign assistance and relations with Turkey, and Saudi Arabia. The foreign minister said combating ISIS is a…

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    Saudi Foreign Affairs Minister Remarks at Munich Security Conference

    Saudi Foreign Affairs Minister Adel al-Jubeir spoke about combating ISIL*, the historic contributions of the Muslim world, and the danger in using generalizations when discussing ISIS and…

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    Iran-Saudi Arabia Conflict

    Panelists talked about Iran’s increasing influence in the Middle East and the rising tensions between the country and Saudi Arabia. They also offered their assessments of U.S. strategy toward…

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    Tensions Between Iran and Saudi Arabia

    Greg Myre talked about tension between Iran and Saudi Arabia in the wake of the execution of Shiite cleric Nimr Baqir al-Nimr, as well as other factors in the ongoing Sunni-Shiite divide in…

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Josh Earnest responded to questions from reporters on a variety of topics, including executive actions the president was expected to announce relating to gun control, as well as rising…

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    U.S. Strategy Against ISIS

    Michael Rubin talked about U.S. efforts to defeat ISIL,* as well as the latest developments in Iraq and Syria. Topics included executions in Saudi Arabia that day. Video clips were shown of…

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    U.S.-Saudi Arabia Relations

    President Obama spoke with reporters ahead of a meeting with King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia. Consecutive translations.

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Josh Earnest briefed reporters and responded to questions on a variety of issues. He talked about shootings the previous day in Chattanooga, Tennessee; the president’s meetings with the…

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    Saudi Arabia's New Leadership

    Middle East scholars and energy experts talked about the implications of recent changes in Saudi Arabia’s leadership on the global energy market and regional stability. In April 2015 the Saudi Interior…

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    U.S.-Saudi Arabla Relations

    President Obama and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef spoke with reporters before a meeting in the Oval Office. Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia and Vice…

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Josh Earnest briefed reporters and responded to their questions on a variety of topics, including the Saudi king’s decision not to attend a meeting with President Obama at Camp David and…

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    Saudi Arabia's Military Intervention in Yemen

    Panelists gave presentations and then discussed the instability in Yemen and Saudi Arabia’s military intervention against the Iran-backed Houthis. Then Saudi Arabian Ambassador to the U.S. Adel…

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    U.S.-Saudi Arabia Relations

    James Smith talked about his recent trip with President Obama to Saudi Arabia to pay respect after the death of King Abdullah, and his meeting with the new leader, King Salman. He also…

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