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Friday News Roundup - International

Friday News Roundup - International

September 19, 2014

Scotland votes on independence. The U.S. steps up efforts to aid Syrian rebels in the fight against ISIS. And Ukraine's president comes to the U.S. seeking more support in its fight against separatists. A panel of journalists joins guest host Elise Labott for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

The U.S. Steps Up Efforts To Contain The Ebola Epidemic In West Africa

The U.S. Steps Up Efforts To Contain The Ebola Epidemic In West Africa

September 16, 2014

President Barack Obama is stepping up US efforts to treat Ebola victims and contain its spread in West Africa. Addressing the medical, social and political threats posed by the widening epidemic.

Ian McEwan: "The Children Act"

September 15, 2014

A dying teenage boy refuses lifesaving medical treatment because of his religion, and a family court judge must decide his fate. Ian McEwan, author of “Atonement,” on his latest novel.

The U.S. Fight Against ISIS and the Extent of Arab Government Support

The U.S. Fight Against ISIS and the Extent of Arab Government Support

September 15, 2014

As the U.S. steps up involvement in Iraq and Syria, questions emerge about Arab support for American action. We discuss who is joining the U.S. fight against ISIS, the extent of their commitment and the role of Congress in authorizing military force.

Friday News Roundup - International

Friday News Roundup - International

September 12, 2014

President Obama authorizes American airstrikes in Syria to fight ISIS. The U.S. and Europe back new economic sanctions against Russia. And Britain's prime minister urges Scotland to remain in the United Kingdom. A panel of journalists joins guest host Susan Page for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

President Obama, Congress And Strategy For Defeating The Islamic State

President Obama, Congress And Strategy For Defeating The Islamic State

September 9, 2014

President Barack Obama this week will outline a strategy for defeating the extremist group ISIS, or the Islamic State. Analysis of U.S. options and what support the president can expect from Congress and the American public.

Najla Said:  "Looking For Palestine: Growing Up Confused In An Arab-American Family"

Najla Said: "Looking For Palestine: Growing Up Confused In An Arab-American Family"

September 8, 2014

The daughter of noted Palestinian academic Edward Said begins her new book by saying, “I am a Palestinian-Lebanese-American Christian woman, but I grew up as a Jew in New York City. I began my life, however, as a WASP." Najla Said talks with guest host Steve Roberts about the years she spent feeling conflicted about her identity and how she eventually grew to see herself and her passions more clearly.

The Growing Ebola Crisis And The International Response

The Growing Ebola Crisis And The International Response

September 8, 2014

The World Health Organization predicts there will be 20,000 Ebola infections by year’s end. Other estimates are far higher. Please join us to discuss the potential scale of the expanding crisis and the international response.

Friday News Roundup - International

Friday News Roundup - International

September 5, 2014

NATO agrees to create a rapid-response military force. Peace talks between Russia and Ukraine begin today in Belarus. And world health officials give dire warnings on Ebola. A panel of journalists joins guest host Tom Gjelten for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

President Obama, NATO And Russian Aggression In Ukraine

President Obama, NATO And Russian Aggression In Ukraine

September 4, 2014

President Barack Obama and leaders of 27 other NATO nations sharpen plans to protect Eastern European members from further Russian aggression. The ongoing crisis in Ukraine and the role of NATO.

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