Conflict

Efforts to Deal With Bullying

March 15, 2012

Thirteen million kids in the US will be bullied this year. This according to the new documentary “Bully.” It’s one of two films drawing attention to the issue. The other film, “Speak Up!” was screened yesterday before a DC...

Efforts to Stop Iran from Developing a Nuclear Bomb

Efforts to Stop Iran from Developing a Nuclear Bomb

February 6, 2012

Israel issued a strong warning to Iran to halt its nuclear program. The likelihood of a military strike by Israel and implications for the U.S.

Friday News Roundup - International

February 3, 2012

Defense Secretary Leon Panetta announced the U.S. would withdraw combat troops from Afghanistan as early as 2013; Syrian government troops opened a new front outside Damascus in their ongoing crackdown on anti-government protesters; and Nigeria's security police said they captured the alleged spokesman of the Islamist group behind a series of bombings that have killed hundreds of people. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

John Horgan: "The End of War"

February 2, 2012

A science journalist debunks the idea that war is a fact of human nature. He describes why people are equally predisposed to peace as violence.

Friday News Roundup - Hour 2

January 20, 2012

Heavy fighting continued near Syria's capital as opposition fighters tried to drive out government forces; Israel said striking Iran over its nuclear program is "very far off"; and the search for 21 people still missing in the Costa Concordia shipwreck continued. Michael Hirsh of National Journal, Karen DeYoung of The Washington Post and Abderrahim Foukara of Al Jazeera join Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Friday News Roundup - International

December 16, 2011

The U.S. marks the official end of its nearly nine-year war in Iraq; European banks are under pressure to alleviate the region's financial crisis; and a Russian billionaire plans to challenge Vladimir Putin for president. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Legacy of American Cold War Containment Strategy

December 8, 2011

At the dawn of the Cold War, an obscure American diplomat named George Kennan designed a strategy of containment to keep Soviet ambitions in check. Guest host, Steve Roberts, and his panel discuss the imperfect implementation of that plan and how it shapes U. S. policy today.

Pearl Harbor Day

December 7, 2011

On the 70th anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor, we'll look at how the events of December 7, 1941, unfolded and the mark they left on America and the world.

Deadly NATO Airstrikes and Their Effect on U.S.-Pakistan Relations and Afghan War Strategy

November 29, 2011

NATO says it will investigate airstrikes that killed more than two dozen Pakistani soldiers. What new strains mean for the region and U.S. strategy in Afghanistan.

Ha Jin:  "Nanjing Requiem"

Ha Jin: "Nanjing Requiem"

November 21, 2011

The National Book Award winning author returns to his native China in his latest novel. It takes place during one of the darkest moments in 20th century history: the Japanese invasion of Nanjing in 1937.

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