Norman Finkelstein talks about settlement expansion in Jerusalem and his new book on the Gaza war, This Time We Went Too Far, on Democracy Now. I am reading the book at the moment, so far it is everything you would expect from the meticulous Finkelstein.
Chris Hedges on American decline — his book Empire of Illusion: The End of Literacy and the Triumph of Spectacle seems fascinating.
Gaza tunnel builders and smugglers, the lifeline of the world's biggest prison.
You might also be interested in al-Masri al-Youm editor Magdi Gallad's interview with Mohamed ElBaradei.