Program Air Date: Sunday, July 15th, 2018 – 9am

The Middle East – The Politics 

The U.S., the U.K. and the French military responded with force after haunting images of poisoned and dying children surfaced in the aftermath of a chemical weapons attack in Syria.  President Donald Trump promised a swift response and followed through with bombings of strategic targets in Syria.  What does this mean?  What should we understand about the politics surrounding the building of Israeli settlements?  Is a two-state solution the answer to the Palestinian homeland question?  How should people view the strong hand of Benjamin Netanyahu in leading Israel’s government?  Should Jerusalem be recognized by the United States as the capital of Israel?  Is the PLO a terrorist organization?  We might not get to all of these questions, but we’ll do our best.

The panel:

Troy Skinner.  930 WFMD Host/Moderator of The Faith Debate.

Jonathan Switzer.  Past-President of Frederick’s Evangelical Ministerial Fellowship, Founder of “Frederick 48”, Founder of Crossroads Valley Church, and most recently Founder of BRIDGES: Connecting needs and resources in Frederick County.

Dr. Jerome “Jerry” Segal.  Candidate for United States Senate, Author of “Joseph’s Bones: Understanding the Struggle Between God and Mankind in the Bible”, and Leader of a Sunday school Bible class as part of a Jewish Reconstructionist Chaverah for ten years.

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