ICC Opens Door to Holding Israel Accountable

Legal expert Diana Buttu discusses the International Criminal Court’s (ICC) ruling that it has jurisdiction over the territories occupied by Israel in 1967, opening the way for an inquiry into allegations of Israeli war crimes in the region.

Jess and Jamal discuss President Biden’s approach to human rights in the Middle East, specifically Saudi Arabia and Palestine. They also discuss Donald Trump’s impeachment trial.

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The Day After

Jess and Jamal discuss the challenges that President Joe Biden faces repairing the damage caused to US allies overseas, while domestically confronting COVID-19, soaring unemployment and undoing many of Trump’s executive orders.

Phil Pasquini reports from Washington, DC about the heightened security that will remain in the US capital for weeks to come, even after Joe Biden’s inauguration.

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Will An Orderly Transfer of Power Happen in the US?

While most congressional Republicans have been silent about acknowledging Biden’s presidential victory, Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said America will “have an orderly transfer from this administration to the next one” on time. Will this be the case? Jamal interviews reporter Phil Pasquini about the drama unfolding in Washington, DC.

Racial Schism: Jacob Blake and Kyle Rittenhouse

Palestinian-American attorney and human rights activist Huwaida Arraf discusses why the 2020 Democratic platform betrays Palestinians and again gives Israel a pass.

Jess and Jamal talk about the shooting of Jacob Blake, a 29-year-old Black man, by a police officer in Kenosha, Wisconsin. They also discuss the Democratic and Republican conventions.

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