Friday News Roundup - International

Friday News Roundup - International

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry asks Russia for clarification on NSA leaker Edward Snowden. Pope Francis visits Brazil. And Caroline Kennedy is nominated as ambassador to Japan. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Supporters and opponents of Egypt's deposed president began mass protests today. Meanwhile, the White House has decided aid to Egypt can continue to flow. Secretary of State John Kerry pressed Syrians to commit to peace talks, saying there is no military solution to the conflict there. Kerry also called on Russia to return Edward Snowden to the U.S. where he says the N.S.A. leaker will have a fair trial. Al qaeda-linked militants claimed responsibility for an assault on Iraq’s Abu Ghraib jail. President Obama nominated Caroline Kennedy as U.S. ambassador to Japan. And Pope Francis called for new efforts to fight poverty on his visit to Brazil. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Guests

Moises Naim

senior associate at Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, chief international columnist for El Pais and author of "The End of Power: From Boardrooms to Battlefields and Churches to States, Why Being in Charge Isn't What It Used to Be."

Anne Gearan

diplomatic correspondent for The Washington Post.

James Kitfield

senior correspondent for National Journal.

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