A massive forest fire has been raging in Alberta, Canada, for nearly a month. Scientists say warmer, drier weather has increased the frequency and intensity of fires. For this month's Environmental Outlook: wildfires, climate change and threats to North America’s forests.
China threatens to retaliate against U.S. companies involved in arms sales to Taiwan; India offers to resume high-level talks with Pakistan; and an Iraqi court allows hundreds of banned candidates to participate in upcoming elections. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week’s top international news stories.
- Yochi Dreazen military correspondent for The Wall Street Journal.
- Elise Labott State Department producer for CNN.
- Bryan Bender national security reporter, The Boston Globe.
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