A terrorist attack in Somalia raises concerns about the long reach of al Qaeda and its relationship to the Taliban in Afghanistan and Pakistan. The fight against Islamist terror groups.

Guests

  • Jeffrey Gettleman East Africa bureau chief for The New York Times.
  • Daniel Byman Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy, Saban Center for Middle East Policy. He also directs Georgetown University's Center for Peace and Security Studies.
  • Robert Grenier chair, ERG Partners - consulting for the intelligence and security industry; CIA station chief in Pakistan until 2002; director of the CIA's Counter Terrorism Center from 2005 - 2006.
  • Rudy Atallah is a retired Lt. Colonel and former director of Africa counter-terrorism policy in the office of the Secretary of Defense; he is also the founder of the security consulting firm White Mountain Research, LLC. (WMRGrp.com)

Topics + Tags

Comments

comments powered by Disqus
Most Recent Shows

Friday News Roundup – International

Friday, Mar 27 2015An update on the plane crash in the French Alps. Saudi Arabia launches air strikes against Yemen rebel bases. And President Barack Obama slows U.S. troop withdrawal from Afghanistan. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Friday News Roundup – Domestic

Friday, Mar 27 2015The House passes a budget with no Democratic support. Republican Senator Ted Cruz enters the 2016 presidential race. And the Army charges Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl with desertion. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top national news stories.

The Future Of The United Nations

Thursday, Mar 26 2015The 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.