Middle East on the brink Israel's retaliatory strikes against Lebanon are raising fears of a broader conflict in the Middle East. Midmorning talks with two Middle East experts about what this latest round of violence could mean for the region.9:06 a.m.
Steven A. Cook: Douglas Dillon Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations.
Fawaz Gerges: Christian A. Johnson Chairholder in International Affairs and Middle East Studies at Sarah Lawrence College. He is the author of "Journey of the Jihadist: Inside the Muslim Militancy."
The disappearing middle class neighborhood Middle income people are no longer gathered in neighborhoods as they were after World War II. Midmorning's guest says the changes were especially dramatic after the 1970s.10:06 a.m.
George Galster: Professor of Urban Affairs at Wayne State University. He's the one of the authors of a new study called "Where Did They Go? The Decline of Middle-Income Neighborhoods in Metropolitan America."