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Richard Haass: "Foreign Policy Begins At Home: The Case For Putting America's House In Order"

June 5, 2013

The president of the Council on Foreign Relations says the biggest threat to the United States comes not from abroad but from within. Diane and her guest, Richard Haass, discuss why he believes foreign policy begins at home.

Ru Freeman: "On Sal Mal Lane"

June 3, 2013

A journalist uses her experiences growing up during Sri Lanka's civil war to inform her latest novel. Ru Freeman describes how growing religious and ethnic tensions affected children from diverse backgrounds living on an ordinary lane in Colombo in the years preceding the war.

Friday News Roundup - International

May 31, 2013

A U.S. drone kills Pakistan's number two Taliban leader. Syria says it has received the first shipment of Russian missiles. And a Chinese firm agrees to buy the world's largest pork producer.

Update On The Escalating Crisis In Syria

May 29, 2013

Conflict in Syria: Lebanon is hit by deadly rocket fire, the EU ends its ban on arms to rebels, and Senator John McCain makes a surprise visit. Please join us to discuss the escalating crisis.

Friday News Roundup - International

May 24, 2013

The brutal killing of a British soldier in London raises terror alarms. Secretary of State John Kerry meets with Israelis and Palestinians. And the White House acknowledges drone strikes have killed four Americans overseas since 2009. A panel of journalists joins guest host Katty Kay for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Olympia Snowe: "Fighting For Common Ground: How We Can Fix The Stalemate In Congress"

May 21, 2013

When Sen. Olympia Snowe, a Maine Republican, announced she would not seek re-election in 2012, she spoke of her frustration with political polarization. Now, in a new book, she lays out how lawmakers can find common ground.

Jessica Buchanan & Erik Landemalm: "Impossible Odds: The Kidnapping Of Jessica Buchanan And Her Dramatic Rescue By SEAL Team Six"

Jessica Buchanan & Erik Landemalm: "Impossible Odds: The Kidnapping Of Jessica Buchanan And Her Dramatic Rescue By SEAL Team Six"

May 20, 2013

The rescue of an American aid worker kidnapped in Somalia. The story of her ordeal and why she intends to return to Africa.

Friday News Roundup - International

May 10, 2013

The U.S. and Russia lay the groundwork for Syrian diplomacy. A political kidnapping in Pakistan ahead of elections. And another garment industry tragedy occurs in Bangladesh. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Friday News Roundup - International

May 3, 2013

President Barack Obama visits Mexico. The U.S. considers arming rebels in Syria. And the European Central Bank cuts its benchmark interest rate to a record low. A panel of journalists provides analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Hunger Strike At Guantanamo Prison

April 29, 2013

More than half the prisoners at Guantanamo are on a hunger strike. Most of the inmates are still being held without charges. The unclear future of Guantanamo.

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