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Netanyahu’s Rafah raid and the GOP pressures Biden over campus protests

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2 May 2024

Episode 3323

58 minutes

We discuss Benjamin Netanyahu’s plans to proceed with an offensive in Rafah, regardless of a hostage deal. Also in the programme: the latest on US university campus protests as Republicans ramp up their criticism of Joe Biden’s handling of the growing movement. Plus: China’s revised state-secrets law comes into force, trade news and London’s mayoral election.

2 May 2024

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Will student protesters disrupt Joe Biden’s re-election campaign?

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New York’s Columbia University was the focus of pro-Palestinian protests in the city until Tuesday, when police arrested dozens of people and removed the encampment that had been there for nearly two weeks. Protests are now escalating on the US west coast. Yesterday, administrators at the University of California cancelled classes after violence broke out between pro-Israel and pro-Palestinian factions at an encampment on campus. With term soon ending, could this summer’s the Democratic Party conference in Chicago be the students’ next target?

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