Police forces in Ciudad Juarez in March 2009, where much of the recent drug-related violence in the country has occurred.

Police forces in Ciudad Juarez in March 2009, where much of the recent drug-related violence in the country has occurred.

Israel says it will ease its blockade of Gaza. New sanctions target Iran’s financial and energy sectors. And drug-related violence in Mexico claims hundreds of lives. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week’s top international news stories.

Guests

  • Tom Gjelten correspondent, NPR, and author of "Bacardi and the Long Fight for Cuba: The Biography of a Cause."
  • Nancy Youssef Pentagon correspondent, McClatchy newspapers.
  • David Ignatius columnist, "The Washington Post;" co-moderator of "PostGlobal" on washingtonpost.com.

Topics + Tags

Comments

comments powered by Disqus
Most Recent Shows

Barry Meier: “Missing Man”

Tuesday, May 24 2016Nine years ago, former FBI agent Robert Levinson disappeared in Iran while on a mission for the CIA. The story of his secret journey to Iran, the CIA cover-up that followed and efforts to rescue the longest-held U.S. hostage.

The U.S. Expands Ties To Vietnam

Tuesday, May 24 2016President Barack Obama lifts the embargo against U.S. arms sales to Vietnam. We discuss what closer ties between the U.S. and Vietnam mean for trade, leverage on human rights and growing concerns over China's military expansion.