The Take

Making sense of the world, one story at a time. Every Friday, host Imtiaz Tyab and journalists from Al Jazeera's international bureaus share their take on the news.
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Episodes
8 Mar 2019

Defecting from North Korea

First hand accounts of life under the Kim regime are rare. In this episode of The Take, Al Jazeera journalists bring you the story of one woman who defected.

1 Mar 2019

Where will the women of ISIL go?

Thousands of women and children lived under ISIL by force, by choice, or by birth. Now, many of them want to go home.

22 Feb 2019

Iran: 40 years after the revolution

In this episode of The Take, Al Jazeera journalists speak to two Iranian women with different views on what the country's future should look like.

8 Feb 2019

Who is Venezuela's Juan Guaido?

The country's self-declared interim president was a political unknown. In a new episode of The Take, Al Jazeera journalists discuss the crisis that led to his rise.

14 Dec 2018

France and the far right

On a new episode of The Take, Al Jazeera journalists discuss Generation Identity and its connection to Marine Le Pen's National Front.

23 Nov 2018

Seeking asylum at the US border

On a new episode of The Take podcast, Al Jazeera journalists discuss why the words we choose to tell stories matter.

16 Nov 2018

Darfur: The forgotten war

On a new episode of The Take podcast, Al Jazeera journalists discuss the legacy of 15 years of war in the region.

26 Oct 2018

Bolsonaro's Brazil

A political earthquake is shaking Brazil, and its young democracy is at stake.

19 Oct 2018

Syria: The endgame

After more than seven years of war, who will win the peace?