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Politics

Focusing on issues, not tweets, Raw Story and AlterNet’s Joshua Holland and Liz Preza talk politics with academics, newsmakers and progressive journalists.

October 18, 2014

October 11, 2014 Show

This week, we speak with Thomas Hegghammer, director of terrorism research at the Oslo-based Norwegian Defence Research Establishment, about the unusually large number of Westerners going overseas to fight alongside the Islamic State.

Then we're joined by Sarah Posner, a senior correspondent at Religion Dispatches, to talk about the growing rift in the American Jewish community over Israel, in the wake of the latest attacks on Gaza.

Playlist:
Italian Techno: "Mambo Italiano"
Louis Prima: "Buona Sera"
The Wedding Band: "Lonely Hearts"

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