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Published on: July 28, 2014
Episode 25: Crisis in Gaza and a Court Case over Flight MH17

Good evening, podcast listeners! On this week’s episode, we discuss two of the biggest flashpoints in the world right now: Ukraine and Gaza.

First, TAI Editor Adam Garfinkle comes back on the show to discuss the conflict between Israel and Hamas in Gaza these recent weeks. Listen in to find out why Adam thinks Hamas may be on the verge of extinction, and why the American terms for a ceasefire may be throwing Hamas a lifeline. If you’d like to learn what’s what about this tense and complicated situation, you’ve come to the right place (and you should also be sure to read Adam’s recent essay in the sidebar).

Then, Johns Hopkins University law professor Ruth Wedgwood discusses what comes next for those seeking to prosecute the people who shot down flight MH17, and how all of this might come back to bite Vladimir Putin—a man whose “KGB past is probably the father of his present,” and who is seemingly not bound by bourgeois scruples or the rule of international law.

Be sure to subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, and follow our host Richard Aldous on Twitter @RJAldous.

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