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Elias Muhanna @QifaNabki joins me to discuss the current political situation in Lebanon and Hezbollah's increasing involvement in the Syrian conflict. Elias is a professor of comparative literature and Middle East studies at Brown university and is the author of the Qifa Nabki blog on Lebanese politics, history, and culture.

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Direct download: MEW_MuhannaFIX.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:37pm EDT

Aaron Stein joins me to discuss recent protests in Turkey. Stein is a researcher at the Istanbul based Center for Economics & Foreign Policy Studies and runs the blog Turkey Wonk.

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Direct download: MEW_Stein.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:55am EDT

Aaron Zelin joins me to discuss Sunni foreign fighters in the Syrian conflict. Zelin is a fellow at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy and runs the blog Jihadology.net. He also recently co-authored a study with Flashpoint Partners "Convoy of Martyrs in the Levant: A Joint Study Charting the Evolving Role of Sunni Foreign Fighters in the Armed Uprising Against the Assad Regime in Syria.

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Direct download: MEW_Zelin2.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:09pm EDT

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