All those following 'The Honourable Woman' on the BBC at the moment will already have marvelled at timing of the drama, leaning so heavily on the divisions and betrayals between Israel and Palestinian territories.
So it's no surprise that breakout star of the serial Maggie Gyllenhaal touches on the subject of the current conflict when she joins Jon Stewart on 'The Daily Show' tonight.
Jon Stewart asks her if she's been pushed by critics, deciding that the show leans too far one way or the other.
Should celebs like Maggie Gyllenhaal chip in on the political situation? She wouldn't be the first...
Watch the pair chat above
The Daily Show tonight at 00.30am on Comedy Central Extra