Conflict

Fifty Years After The March On Washington

August 28, 2013

Guest host Frank Sesno and his guests discuss the legacy of the 1963 March on Washington and the state of civil rights in America today.

Growing Pressure On The U.S. To Respond To Events In Syria

August 26, 2013

President Barack Obama says the time frame for action in Syria is growing short. Guest host Frank Sesno and a panel of experts discuss allegations of a large scale chemical weapons attack and growing pressure on the U.S. to respond.

Friday News Roundup - International

August 23, 2013

Suspicions of a large-scale chemical attack in Syria. A court orders former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak transferred to house arrest. And the trial of a former communist party heavyweight in China. A panel of journalists review the week's top international news stories.

Debate Over U.S. Policy Toward Egypt

August 21, 2013

Regional powers are taking sides in the conflict between Egypt's interim military government and ousted Muslim Brotherhood leaders. We explore the debate over U.S. leverage and its potential role in the conflict.

Friday News Roundup - International

August 16, 2013

The Muslim Brotherhood pledges to bring down military rule as Egypt's death toll climbs. Israeli-Palestinian peace talks resume in Jerusalem. And Secretary of State John Kerry faces questions about NSA spying on his visit to South America.

Update On Egypt's State Of Emergency

August 15, 2013

Scores have been killed in Egypt’s crackdown on supporters of ousted President Mohamed Morsi. A panel joins Diane for an update on the state of emergency and international reactions to it.

Assessing New Threats From Al-Qaida

August 7, 2013

The U.S. warned American citizens to leave Yemen, closed diplomatic posts in the Middle East and Africa, and issued a worldwide travel alert.

The Latest On Increasing Violence In Egypt

July 29, 2013

Egyptian authorities have unleashed the deadliest attack on Islamist protesters since that country's uprising in 2011. Diane and her guests discuss the latest on the bloody crackdown and what's next for Egypt.

Friday News Roundup - International

July 19, 2013

A standoff continues between the U.S. and Russia over the asylum request by NSA leaker Edward Snowden. The Arab League backs a new U.S.-led Mideast peace effort. And tainted school lunches kill at least 23 children in India. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Questions Following The Acquittal Of George Zimmerman

July 15, 2013

Reaction and debate following the acquittal of George Zimmerman, who was accused in the death of an unarmed Florida teenager.

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