Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon travels to the Middle East

Wednesday, January 14, 2009

The Secretary-General of the United Nations, Ban Ki-moon, is calling for an immediate halt to the fighting in Gaza. He says that intense negotiations between Hamas, Israel, and the global community are needed to end the violence in Gaza. He began a week-long trip to the region to promote his plans for peace after nineteen days of violence in Gaza where an Israeli campaign to end Hamas rocket fire has killed over 900 Palestinians. The Secretary General started his trip in Egypt and we are joined by the BBC's Magdi Abdelhadi in Cairo.

Guests:

Magdi Abdelhadi

Contributors:

Katherine Lanpher

Comments [2]

Baby Richard

Please tell me that Katherine Lanpher's appearance on The Takeaway is an anomaly. Her piercing voice and contrived inflections practically causes seizures in our household.

No, I'm not autistic; I'm just a former Minnesota Public Radio listener who spent years being tormented by her voice. John will return, right?

Jan. 14 2009 09:55 AM
John

Please tell the host to ask questions from the guests and challenge their assertions.

The Israeli guy who was on the show fabricated and lied and distorted. What did the host do? She just listened and provided yet another platform for Zionist propaganda.

I guess The Takeaway in the pocket of the Israel Lobby too, like everything else in the US media. Shame on you for enabling the murderers.

Jan. 14 2009 09:01 AM

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