In or Out: The Israeli Elections and the West Bank, Cabinet Shakeups and the Border and NCAA Finals

In or Out: The Israeli Elections and the West Bank, Cabinet Shakeups and the Border and NCAA Finals

Skimm This - April 8, 2019 - 13:10

Israel is getting ready to head to the polls, and Prime Minister Netanyahu is giving voters one more thing to think about: the West Bank. The region at the center of the Israeli/Palestinian conflict. NBD. In the US, more shake-ups in the Trump Administration. DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen and her Secret Service Director are out. There are a lot of questions about Nielsen’s replacement. Also on today’s episode: why more defense might make for a March Madness dud, and huge pythons in Florida caught by a honey pot.

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