Conflict

Daniel Silva: "The Kill Artist" (Random House)

February 14, 2001

Novelist and journalist Daniel Silva draws on his experience as UPI's former Middle East correspondent for his new thriller. The plot centers on a former Israeli intelligence agent called back into service to thwart an assassination plot.

Dennis Ross

February 7, 2001

A day after the Israeli election, former special Middle East coordinator Dennis Ross joins Diane to talk about his career and his thoughts on hopes for peace in the Middle East.

Missile Defense

February 6, 2001

Former President Bill Clinton declined to make a decision before leaving office about whether the U.S. should move forward with a missile defense program. A panel talks about President George W. Bush's declared intention to proceed...

Congo After Laurent Kabila

January 29, 2001

Two weeks ago Congo government officials confirmed President Laurent Kabila was assassinated by one of his own security guards. A panel talks about Congo's future and that of its neighbors under Kabila's son, Joseph, and how the new U.S...

Loung Ung: "First They Killed My Father" (Harper Collins) (Rebroadcast)

December 26, 2000

Twenty-five years ago, Loung Ung was a happy, outgoing five-year-old girl living with her family in Cambodia's capital city. But everything changed when the brutal Khmer Rouge regime came to power. Her book tells the story of what happened...

Tracy Sugarman: "My War" (Random House) (Rebroadcast)

November 23, 2000

In 1944 and 1945, Tracy Sugarman was a naval ensign serving in World War II. Like many young newlywed soldiers, he wrote hundreds of letters to his bride back in the States. But he also sent home his pencil sketches and watercolors showing...

Tracy Sugarman: "My War" (Random House)

October 31, 2000

In 1944 and 1945, Tracy Sugarman was a naval ensign serving in World War II. Like many young newlywed soldiers, he wrote hundreds of letters to his bride back in the States. But he also sent home his pencil sketches and watercolors showing...

Middle East

October 25, 2000

U.S. military bases in the Middle East are on high alert, Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak officially suspended peace talks, and Arab nations condemned violence but affirmed their support for a Palestinian state. A panel talks about the...

Crisis in the Middle East

October 9, 2000

More than 80 people are dead in more than a week of violence in Israel. A panel talks about what sparked the violence, how leaders Ehud Barak and Yasser Arafat are handling the crisis, and what role the US may have in restoring order to...

Lori Berenson Case

October 2, 2000

American citizen Lori Berenson has been held in Peruvian prison custody for almost five years, serving a life sentence after being convicted of treason. She has maintained that she is innocent of the charges. Now, amid political upheaval...

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