Conflict

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.

Matt Apuzzo And Adam Goldman: "Enemies Within"

September 11, 2013

Since 9/11, Americans have been engaged in a debate about the extent to which privacy must be given up to make the nation safer. The authors argue that many of our counterterrorism measures are more invasive than we realize and are not effective.

Shifting Priorities On Capitol Hill

September 9, 2013

The political agenda as lawmakers return to Washington. How the debate over Syria could shift priorities on Capitol Hill.

Friday News Roundup - International

September 6, 2013

Debate over Syria dominates the G-20 summit in Russia. Egypt’s interior minister survives a car bombing. And Brazil and Mexico demand an explanation of alleged U.S. spying. A panel of journalists joins guest host Susan Page for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Opposition Forces In Syria

September 5, 2013

The Obama administration may ask the Pentagon to provide support for moderate rebel groups in Syria. Guest host Susan Page and her guests examine the struggle for power among opposition forces in Syria’s civil war.

The Latest On The Syrian Crisis

September 3, 2013

A panel joins guest host Susan Page to discuss the U.S. and international response to reports of chemical weapons use in Syria.

Friday News Roundup - International

August 30, 2013

A panel of journalists joins guest host Steve Roberts for our Friday News Roundup of the week's top international stories, including: Syrian President Bashar Assad's reaction to the threat of Western action, rising militancy in Egypt's Sinai and U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel's meeting with Asian leaders over South China Sea tensions.

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