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Who Will Lead The Middle East Out Of Turmoil?

2013 was a dismal year in the Middle East. More than two years after the uprisings of the Arab Spring, the region has largely descended into chaos and violence. NPR's Arun Rath talks to Marc Lynch, a Middle East analyst at George Washington University.
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What It Costs To Cover Your Noggin In Jerusalem

Jews, Muslims and tourists just trying to avoid sunburn all have their own distinct headwear in Jerusalem. NPR's Emily Harris takes us on a shopping tour in the Holy Land.
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Clippy And Paula

We listen to one of the all-time most requested bits on our show, and Paula Poundstone takes issue with more than one scientific study.
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Bluff The Listener

A holiday-themed Bluff the Listener classic.
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Not My Job: Shirley Jones Gets Quizzed On Partridge Shooting

We've invited the matriarch of The Partridge Family to play a game called: "Look, it's the partridge family! GET THEM!" Three questions about the sport of partridge shooting. (Originally broadcast on Oct. 04, 2013.)
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Not My Job: Consultant James Carville Gets Quizzed On Couples

Carville, a Democrat, is married to Republican political consultant Mary Matalin. We've invited him to play a game called "You're like two peas in a pod!" Three questions about couples who are an awful lot alike. (Originally broadcast on Sept. 28, 2013.)
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Bluff The Listener

More lies from our panel: This time, we hear three stories about healthy living, only one of which is true.
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Protestors Clash With Security Forces Across Egypt After Crackdown

At least three people are reported dead in Egypt after security forces clashed across the country Friday with supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi. On Thursday, the government declared the Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist organization following a car bombing in the Nile Delta city of Mansoura that claimed 16 lives. The brotherhood denied it was behind the attack, and another group claimed responsibility.. For more on the turmoil in Egypt, Robert Siegel speaks with Tamer El-Ghobashy Cairo correspondent for The Wall Street Journal.
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Week In Politics: 2013's Surpises And Predictions For 2014

Robert Siegel speaks with political commentators, Katrina vanden Heuvel, the editor of The Nation, and Ramesh Ponnuru, senior editor for The National Review and columnist for Bloomberg View. They'll talk about what surprised them in 2013, and make predictions for 2014.
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Egypt Launches Renewed Crackdown On Muslim Brotherhood

At least three people are dead and more than 250 arrested just days after the Muslim Brotherhood was declared a terrorist organization.

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