Heads of state attend the funeral of Israeli statesman Shimon Peres. Russia rejects Secretary Kerry's demands on Syria. And the U.S. plans to deploy 600 more troops to Iraq to fight the Islamic State. A panel of journalists joins guest host Joshua Johnson for analysis of the week's top international news stories.
Taiwan’s elections took a dramatic turn when the incumbent was wounded by gunfire before the voting, then won the election, and then faced demands for a recount. A panel talks about Taiwanese domestic politics, with a look at what impact they have on the U.S.-China relationship.
- June Teufel Dreyer professor and chair of the political science department at the University of Miami, Coral Gables, Fla.
- Shelley Rigger associate professor of East Asian politics at Davidson College
- David Shambaugh director of the China policy program at George Washington University, non-resident senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, and author of "Modernizing China's Military" (University of California)
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