Robert Siegel speaks with Amos Yadlin, the director of Israel's Institute for National Security Studies. General Yadlin says he hopes President Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will create a "zone of trust" when they meet next week. He says the issue is that Iran's nuclear program may soon progress past a point where Israel has the capability to stop it. The question is whether the United States will promise to take out Iranian nuclear facilities — or provide Israel with the means to do it — if Israel agrees to wait for further diplomacy.
In advance of the 50th anniversary of the 1964 Republican Convention, Robert Siegel speaks with The New York Times writer-at-large Sam Tanenhaus. They discuss the impact that the Civil Rights Act, passed earlier that year, had on the nomination of Barry Goldwater.
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