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Proposals for the Biden administration on the Middle East and countering extremism

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Tamara Wittes and Madiha Afzal discuss their policy proposals for international security, part of the new Blueprints for American Renewal & Prosperity project at Brookings. Wittes focuses on what not to do in the Middle East; Afzal on countering extremism through education.

Also David Wessel focuses on the proposed child tax credit in President Biden’s COVID-19 relief package, which Wessel says would substantially reduce the number of children living in poverty. Listen to this segment and others on SoundCloud.

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