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Friday News Roundup - International

Friday News Roundup - International

October 24, 2014

Canadian officials search for motives in the attack on Parliament. A U.S. jury convicts former Blackwater guards of murdering Iraqis. And Mexico's attorney general accuses a town mayor in the mass disappearance of students. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

The Role Of Turkey In The Fight Against ISIS

The Role Of Turkey In The Fight Against ISIS

October 23, 2014

Many say Turkey's direct involvement is critical to the coalition's fight against ISIS, but Turkey is asking for more protection from coalitions forces near its border with Syria. Understanding Turkey's role in the region and the militant group's growing reach.

Rebecca Frankel: "War Dogs"

Rebecca Frankel: "War Dogs"

October 20, 2014

Canines have been serving in the military for generations, but one journalist says they are undervalued. Why dogs are still our best defense against improvised explosive devices, and provide vital support to our troops.

Friday News Roundup - International

Friday News Roundup - International

October 17, 2014

The U.N. says the world is failing to contain Ebola in West Africa, stepped-up coalition airstrikes in the battle against ISIS on a Syrian border town and new concerns about sagging global economic growth: Please join us to discuss the week's top international news stories.

Suki Kim: "Without You, There Is No Us"

Suki Kim: "Without You, There Is No Us"

October 15, 2014

A Korean-American journalist gets a job teaching English to the sons of North Korea's elite. Her memoir offers a rare peek inside the world's most mysterious country.

Friday News Roundup - International

Friday News Roundup - International

October 10, 2014

Turkey rejects unilateral ground operations against ISIS. Protests reignite in Hong Kong. And North Korea's leader has been out sight for five weeks. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Yochi Dreazen: "The Invisible Front"

Yochi Dreazen: "The Invisible Front"

October 9, 2014

The military’s suicide rate jumped more than 80 percent between 2002 and 2009. One military family who lost a son to suicide and another to combat in Iraq is trying to change that. A new book about one family’s fight to transform the military’s approach to mental illness.

The Growing International Coalition In The Fight Against ISIS

September 29, 2014

A growing number of countries are joining the U.S.-led fight against ISIS, one of the world's most well-funded terrorist groups. Diane and her guests discuss prospects for a broad international coalition.

Friday News Roundup - International

September 26, 2014

U.S.-led airstrikes hit Syrian oil refineries under the control of ISIS. At the U.N., President Barack Obama calls for global unity in the fight against Islamist extremism. And India becomes the first Asian nation to reach Mars. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Concerns Over Extremist Threats From Syria

Concerns Over Extremist Threats From Syria

September 22, 2014

Multiple terror plots from Syria have U.S. officials re-thinking whether ISIS is the primary threat in the region. Diane and her guests discuss concerns over arming Syrian rebels and how best to respond to extremist threats to the West.

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