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The Roots and Current State of the Gulf Crisis

In this two-part interview, Terry speaks first with Trudy Rubin, a Mideast expert on the editorial board at the "Philadelphia Inquirer." Rubin's just left Baghdad. We speak to her from Amman, Jordan. Next, Terry is joined by David Fromkin. They talk about the colonial interventions in the Middle East around World War I, and how those actions resonate today.

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Other segments from the episode on January 14, 1991

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, January 14, 1991: Interview with Trudy Rubin and David Fromkin; Interview with Albert Mokhiber and Bill Baker; Review of the film "Not Without My Daughter."

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