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Can the CIA broker a deal between Israel and Hamas?

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29 January 2024

Episode 3255

59 minutes

Will the director of the CIA, William Burns, be able to negotiate a truce and hostage deal when he meets his Egyptian and Israeli counterparts, as well as Qatar’s prime minister, Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Jassim Al Thani? Following Finland’s presidential election on Sunday, we look at the future of the country. And with layoffs and strikes across the country, we examine what’s happening in the US media. Plus: why Guggenheim Bilbao is halting its expansion into a Basque nature reserve.

29 January 2024

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Can the CIA’s director broker peace for Gaza?

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Joe Biden reportedly plans to send the CIA’s director, William J Burns, to help broker a deal between Hamas and Israel involving the release of the remaining hostages in Gaza and the longest cessation of hostilities since the war began. Julie Norman, deputy director of the UCL Centre on US Politics, and Nimrod Goren, senior fellow for Israeli affairs at the Middle East Institute, discuss his chances with Emma Nelson.

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