Friday News Roundup - International
The U.S. finds itself at the forefront of unexpected diplomatic opportunities in the Middle East. Iranian President Rouhani is now saying his government would never develop nuclear weapons. He praised President Obama following an exchange of letters between the two leaders. Syria faces looming deadlines to surrender its chemical weapons or risk using the support of Russia. Brazil's president cancels a trip to the U.S. over allegations that the National Security Agency has spied on her government. And Pope Francis sends shock waves through the Roman Catholic Church. James Kitfield of National Journal, Susan Glasser of Politico and Bruce Auster of NPR join guest host Steve Roberts for analysis of the week's top international news stories.
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