Russia launches another round of airstrikes in Syria. In Afghanistan, fighting with the Taliban continues in Kunduz. And a Palestinian flag flies at the U.N. for the first time. A panel of journalists joins guest host Melissa Block for analysis of the week's top international news stories.
Guest Host: Steve Roberts
In the wake of Moscow’s deadly hostage crisis, a panel talks about Russia’s intractable problem with Chechen separatists, and the question of whether — and how — that conflict overlaps with the worldwide fight against terrorism.
- Fiona Hill fellow in foreign policy studies at the Brookings Institution
- Lawrence Sheets Moscow bureau chief for NPR
- Sarah Mendelson senior fellow in the Russia and Eurasia program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies
- Ariel Cohen research fellow at the Heritage Foundation
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