The United Nations has recently come under attack for its handling of both the Ebola outbreak and the war in Syria. It has prompted some to question what the role of the U.N. should be on the international stage. We look at the relevance of the U.N., 70 years after its creation.
The Friday News Roundup. Pakistan’s ruling party regroups after massive street demonstrations and the Obama administration plans a civilian surge in Afghanistan. The Red Cross concludes the Bush administration’s treatment of al-Qaeda captives “constituted torture.” A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week’s top international news stories.
- Karen DeYoung senior diplomatic correspondent, The Washington Post.
- Yochi Dreazen military correspondent for The Wall Street Journal.
- Michael Hirsh senior editor at Newsweek.
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