Friday News Roundup - International

Friday News Roundup - International

Syrian rebels say they are preparing for war in the wake of last Friday's massacre of more than 100 civilians. A complex cyberweapon known as "Flame" forced Iran to cut off its Oil Ministry rigs from the Internet. Ireland went to the polls Thursday to vote on Europe's austerity treaty. A panel of journalists join Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

U.S. Secretary of State Hilary Clinton says the chances of civil war in Syria are high if the world fails to act. There are mixed messages on whether the U.S. would take military action there without the U.N. Iran claims it defeated a powerful computer virus used for spying. Pakistan militants deny links to a doctor hired by the C.I.A. to help track down Osama bin Laden. Ireland declares victory in a referendum on Europe's new fiscal treaty. The vote comes as European’s central bank chief said the eurozone’s current structure can’t be sustained. And Great Britain’s Queen Elizabeth celebrates sixty years on the throne.


David Ignatius

columnist, The Washington Post; contributor to “Post Partisan” blog on His latest book is titled "Bloodmoney: A Novel of Espionage."

Elise Labott

CNN foreign affairs reporter.

Yochi Dreazen

senior national security correspondent, National Journal magazine.

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