Friday News Roundup - International

Newly-recruited Iraqi volunteers in police uniforms attend a training session at the Ibrahimiya police camp outside the central Iraqi Shiite city of Karbala on June 19, 2014, as thousands of Shiite volunteers join Iraqi security forces in the fight against Jihadist militants who have taken over several northern Iraqi cities this week.   - MOHAMMED SAWAF/AFP/Getty Images

Newly-recruited Iraqi volunteers in police uniforms attend a training session at the Ibrahimiya police camp outside the central Iraqi Shiite city of Karbala on June 19, 2014, as thousands of Shiite volunteers join Iraqi security forces in the fight against Jihadist militants who have taken over several northern Iraqi cities this week.

MOHAMMED SAWAF/AFP/Getty Images

Friday News Roundup - International

Militants expand their control of territory in Iraq. The Obama administration weighs options to aid the Baghdad government. And the U.S. interrogates the suspected mastermind of the Benghazi attack. A panel of journalists joins guest host Susan Page for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Political leaders are jockeying to replace Iraq’s prime minister while Sunni militants expand their control of territory in Iraq. The Obama administration says it will send up to three hundred military advisers to Iraq, but will not send troops. The U.S. interrogates the suspected mastermind of the Benghazi attack. A leading Afghan presidential candidate rejects the results of the run-off election. And fighting continues in eastern Ukraine as pro-Russian militants refuse to lay down arms. A panel of journalists joins guest host Susan Page for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Guests

Michael Hirsh

national editor, Politico; author of "At War with Ourselves: Why America Is Squandering its Chance to Build a Better World."

Indira Lakshmanan

diplomatic correspondent, Bloomberg News.

Matthew Lee

diplomatic writer, Associated Press.

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