Friday News Roundup - Hour 2

Friday News Roundup - Hour 2

A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories: England was rocked by the worst riots in decades; Syrian president Assad vowed to press ahead with his crackdown on protestors; and a NATO airstrike killed Taliban militants who downed a US helicopter last weekend.

A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories: England was rocked by the worst riots in decades; fears of a French debt downgrade plagued world markets; Syrian president Assad vowed to press ahead with his crackdown on protestors despite new U.S. sanctions; and a NATO airstrike killed Taliban militants who downed a US helicopter last weekend.

Guests

Nadia Bilbassy

senior U.S. correspondent, MBC TV -- Middle East Broadcast Centre.

Yochi Dreazen

senior national security correspondent, National Journal magazine.

Courtney Kube

national security producer for NBC News.

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