Friday News Roundup - International
Twin bombs in Syria’s capital killed dozens and wounded hundreds of people. U.N. leader Ban Ki Moon warned Syria has only a brief window to avoid civil war. France and Greece voted for socialists in an anti-austerity backlash. Germany’s chancellor Angela Merkel continued to defend austerity measures as Europe’s only hope in the debt crisis. The CIA and Saudis infiltrated al Qaeda, foiling a bomb against a U.S. bound plane. And Russians protested as Vladimir Putin assumed the presidency again. David Sanger of The New York Times, Susan Glasser of Foreign Policy magazine and Matt Frei of the U.K's Channel 4 News join Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.
chief Washington correspondent for The New York Times; author of the forthcoming book, "Confront and Conceal: Obama's Secret Wars and Surprising Use of American Power."
editor-in-chief, Foreign Policy.
Washington correspondent of the U.K.'s Channel 4 News.