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Rising tensions in the Persian Gulf between Iran and Saudi Arabia; Plus: telling the story of Chelsea Manning with Tim Travers Hawkins

 

0:08 – Mondays with Mitch- US troops come close to bombing Iranian forces; Congress rejects a Saudi arms sale; upcoming push for deportations in the next week; democratic debates on Wednesday and Thursday.

0:34 – Author Josh Levin (@Josh_Levin) joins to discuss his new book, The Queen: The Forgotten Life Behind an American Myth.

1:08 – Tim Travers Hawkins (@timtravershawkdiscusses his new documentary, XY Chelsea, available on Showtime.

1:29 – Dr. Kristian Coates Ulrichsen is a fellow for the Middle East at the Baker Institute for Public Policy at Rice University in Houston and Associate Fellow, Middle East and North Africa Program at the Chatham House, UK. She joins to discuss rising tensions in the Persian gulf and the history of Saudi-Iranian relations.

 

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