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Friday News Roundup - International

November 22, 2013

The U.S. announces a tentative security deal with Afghanistan. Talks on Iran's nuclear program resume in Geneva. And a Beirut suicide bombing heightens fears Lebanon will be drawn into Syria's war. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Amazon, The U.S. Postal Service And The Push To Expand Same-Day Delivery

November 12, 2013

Amazon will use the U.S. Postal Service for Sunday deliveries in New York and Los Angeles with plans to expand the service to other cities. How the push toward same-day delivery is transforming online shopping and the retail industry.

New Reports Allege US Drone Strikes Violate International Law

October 23, 2013

In new reports, human rights groups allege U.S. drone strikes unlawfully killed civilians in Pakistan and Yemen in violation of international law. Diane and her guests discuss the new questions about the legality of the U.S. drone program.

Friday News Roundup - International

October 18, 2013

Tom Gjelten of NPR, Nadia Bilbassy of Al Arabiya and James Kitfield of National Journal join Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories, including: the international reaction to Washington’s fiscal deal, Secretary of State John Kerry's latest statements on Syria and stepped up diplomacy over Iran’s nuclear program.

Impact Of The Federal Government Shutdown On Americans

October 10, 2013

As the federal government shutdown enters its second week, we look at how it is affecting average Americans. Diane and her guests discuss the impact of Washington's gridlock on individuals, towns and states.

Friday News Roundup - International

September 27, 2013

Michael Hirsh of National Journal, Paul Danahar of BBC amd Hisham Melham of Al-Arabiya join guest host Susan Page for analysis of the week's top international news stories, including: the international debut of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani at the U.N., key Syrian rebel groups join forces with an al-Qaida affiliate and the attack at a shopping mall in Nairobi, Kenya.

Al-Qaida In Africa And Implications For Security At Home

September 24, 2013

Shootings and a hostage crisis in Nairobi underscore the resilience of al-Qaida and its affiliates in Africa. Guest host Katty Kay and her guests discuss international terrorism and implications for security at home.

Juan Gabriel Vasquez: "The Sound Of Things Falling"

September 23, 2013

A new novel set in Colombia explores what happens when an entire nation is gripped by fear. How Colombia's brutal drug wars alter a generation - and how a nation reclaims its soul.

Juan Zarate: "Treasury's War: The Unleashing Of A New Era Of Financial Warfare"

September 16, 2013

Former senior Treasury and White House official Juan Zarate gives an insider's view of how America developed a financial warfare program in the wake of 9/11.

Friday News Roundup - International

September 13, 2013

The U.S. and Russia work on a deal to disarm Syria of chemical weapons. A satellite image suggests North Korea is restarting a plutonium reactor. And an Indian judge sentenced four men to death for raping and killing a student. A panel of journalists joins guest host Tom Gjelten for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

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