WBEZ | algerian hostages http://www.wbez.org/tags/algerian-hostages Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en Worldview: Algerian response to hostage crisis, Israeli elections and African Cup of Nations http://www.wbez.org/programs/worldview/2013-01-22/worldview-algerian-response-hostage-crisis-israeli-elections-and <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/Netanyahu.jpg" alt="" /><p><script src="//storify.com/WBEZ/worldview-algerian-government-response-to-hostage.js?header=false&border=false"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/WBEZ/worldview-algerian-government-response-to-hostage" target="_blank">View the story "Worldview: Algerian government response to hostage situation, Israeli elections and African Cup of Nations" on Storify</a>]<h1>Worldview: Algerian government response to hostage situation, Israeli elections and African Cup of Nations</h1><h2>WBEZ’s Jason Marck fills in for Jerome McDonnell, who has the day off. Israelis headed to the polls today.</h2><p>Storified by <a href="http://storify.com/WBEZ"></a>&middot; Tue, Jan 22 2013 10:37:56</p><div><b>Algeria hostage situation</b></div><div>The Algerian government today defended its hardline tactics to end the crisis at the Amenas gas facility, which left 37 foreign hostages dead.&nbsp;Mansouria Mokhefi<b>,</b>&nbsp;head of the North Africa and Middle East Program at the French Institute of International Relations, explains the Algerian government’s response.</div><div><b>Israeli Elections</b></div><div>Benjaim Netanyahu will almost certainly be reelected to the prime minister’s post. Natan Sachs, a fellow at the Saban Center of Middle East Policy at the Brookings Institution, examines the issues on Israeli’s minds, which he says, largely do not include the peace process.</div><div><b>Africa Cup of Nations</b></div><div><i>Worldview&nbsp;</i>soccer gurus Euan Hague and Dan Shalin stop by to tell us what teams to watch in the Africa Cup of Nations.</div></noscript></p> Tue, 22 Jan 2013 12:38:00 -0600 http://www.wbez.org/programs/worldview/2013-01-22/worldview-algerian-response-hostage-crisis-israeli-elections-and