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    Election Day in Israel - Will Netanyahu Win Another Term?

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    On this episode of Fault Lines, host Garland Nixon and producer Eric Ladny talk about today's Israeli elections where Benjamin Netanyahu is seeking to win another term as Prime Minister. How has the race been influenced by the words and actions of President Trump, and how might the result impact the relationship between the US and Israel?

    Guests:

    Ariel Gold — National Co-Director at Code Pink | Election Day in Israel & The US Declares the Iranian Revolutionary Guard as a Terrorist Organization

    Tom Luongo — Geopolitical Analyst and Publisher of the Gold Goats 'n Guns Newsletter | Brexit, The European Union, Saudi Arabia and the Petrodollar, & Democratic Infighting

    Nicole Roussell - Producer for Loud & Clear | Live from Tel Aviv: Election Day in Israel

    Yesterday, The Trump administration designated the Iranian Revolutionary Guard as a "foreign terrorist organization" which will further inflame tensions between the two countries. Ariel Gold, National Co-Director at Code Pink, joins today's show to give her take on this move and to discuss today's elections in Israel along with Prime Minister Netanyahu's prospects for winning re-election.

    UK Prime Minister Theresa May's deadline to reach a Brexit deal is rapidly approaching, and she is meeting with European Union leaders this week in an effort to make this happen. Geopolitical Analyst Tom Luongo returns to the show to discuss the Brexit situation, recent news regarding Saudi Arabia and the petrodollar, and the battle for power & control at the top of the Democratic Party.

    For the final segment, Garland and Eric are joined by 'Loud & Clear' Producer Nicole Roussell who is currently in Tel Aviv to cover today's elections in Israel. What have voters on the ground been saying about the election, have any major stories already broken today, and when are results expected to be announced to the public?

    We'd love to get your feedback at radio@sputniknews.com

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    petrodollar, Brexit, Democrats, Netanyahu, European Union, Israel, Saudi Arabia
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