Ariel Sharon Was Part Of Israel's Tragedy And Solution
January 12, 2014
Former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon died on Saturday. He was a soldier-turned-politician who believed in hardline military solutions but also looked beyond force to try to bring peace in Israel. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Ari Shavit of The Haaretz newspaper about what Sharon meant for the Israeli-Palestinian peace process.
In his State of the Union address, President Obama asked Congress to pass a resolution to show national unity in the war on ISIS. GOP lawmakers say Obama must draft that resolution, even as they sue him for acting alone on immigration.
When you give to WAMU, your tax-deductible membership gift helps make possible award-winning programs such as Morning Edition, All Things Considered, The Diane Rehm Show, The Kojo Nnamdi Show, and other favorites.