They are an odd couple of Israeli politics -- but on Tuesday, hardliner Benjamin Netanyahu and Ehud Barak, head of the much more liberal Labor Party, joined together to form a new government. Daniel Levy of the New America Foundation discusses how the coalition was formed.
Leslie H. Gelb, the president emeritus of the Council on Foreign Relations and the author of "Power Rules," discusses his belief that major conflicts like that in Afghanistan should not be the focus of President Obama's foreign policy.
Spain has an unemployment rate of 14.8 percent, the highest in Western Europe. In the town of Vila Real in eastern Spain, many people make their living making tiles. But suddenly, after the housing bubble burst, no one wants or needs what they make.
Gideon Rose of Foreign Affairs magazine and Carla Robbins of The New York Times discuss the week's top stories: Messages to Iran from Israel and the United States, Israeli soldiers who may have killed civilians in the Gaza war and strategy in Afghanistan.