The Islamic State launches a counterattack in the Iraqi city of Kirkuk, as the battle to retake Mosul intensifies. Ecuador cuts off Internet access to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. And the president of the Philippines says his country is pivoting away from the U.S. A panel of journalists joins guest host Derek McGinty for analysis of the week's top international news stories.
One hundred years ago, a nationalistic, anti-Christian sect of Chinese peasants launched an uprising against the growing number of foreigners in China. The "Boxer Rebellion" significantly influenced China’s relationship with the West over the century that followed. Historian Diana Preston tells the story of the Boxer Rebellion and its lasting effects.
- Diana Preston is the author of numerous books including "Lusitania: An Epic Tragedy" and "The Boxer Rebellion"
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