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Robert Farley (Lawyers, Guns and Money, University of Kentucky) and Matthew Duss (Foundation for Middle East Peace)

On a special pre-election Foreign Entanglements, Rob and Matt discuss the right’s war on Nate Silver/statistics, and the left-right “hack gap.” If Romney does pull it out, what will the foreign policy wonk space look like? Why is there such a market for progressive critiques of Obama? They move on to recent disclosures about Benghazi, arguing that conservatives have crossed the line in using the attack to slam Obama. Finally, what does the Israeli-Palestinian conflict look like on Nov. 7?

Recorded:Nov 2    Posted:Nov 2, 2012
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Foreign Entanglements | Nov 2, 2012 | Robert Farley & Matthew Duss

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