Jerusalem is indeed a city where three faiths come together, but it is also bracing for a big — and what many fear may be a divisive — moment next month when the US embassy will move from Tel Aviv to West Jerusalem.
Charlie Herman, business and economics editor for WNYC and The Takeaway and Charles Sennott, executive editor and co-founder of the international news website the Global Post, join us.
For the final part of our series on the Taliban, Charles Sennott met with former Taliban leaders and US counter-insurgency experts to try and discover what motivates the Taliban and whether the US military is making progress in understanding them.
In part 3, Charles Sennott tries to revisit a girls school he reported on two years ago. The school was set up by a couple who lost their son on September 11, 2001. But the school they funded in his memory now appears to be under the Taliban.
The year 2001 marked the end of Taliban rule in Afghanistan. But its leaders and fighters have regrouped. Reporter Charles Sennott has the first in a series of reports on resurgent influence of the Taliban in Afghanistan and Pakistan.