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Friday News Roundup - International

Friday News Roundup - International

August 29, 2014

Ukraine accuses Russia of sending troops across its border. The U.S. investigates the death of a second American fighting in Syria. And Israel and Hamas agree to a cease-fire. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

U.S. Strategy In The Battle Against ISIS

U.S. Strategy In The Battle Against ISIS

August 25, 2014

The killing of U.S. journalist James Foley is fueling calls for wider air strikes against ISIS. We discuss what expanded U.S. military action could mean for containing the militant group, the fate of other hostages and regional alliances.

Friday News Roundup - International

Friday News Roundup - International

August 22, 2014

President Barack Obama vows to pursue ISIS militants who beheaded American journalist James Foley. An Israeli airstrike kills three top Hamas commanders in Gaza. And clashes break out in Liberia over an Ebola quarantine. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

 The U.S. Military And The Battle Against Islamic State Fighters In Iraq

The U.S. Military And The Battle Against Islamic State Fighters In Iraq

August 19, 2014

With the help of US bombers, Kurdish troops are gaining ground in the battle against Islamist militants in northern Iraq. Please join us to discuss the expanded U.S. military role in the fight against ISIS in Iraq.

Friday News Roundup - International

Friday News Roundup - International

August 15, 2014

American airstrikes and Kurdish fighters break the siege on Mount Sinjar in Iraq. Negotiators for Israel and Gaza continue to work for a lasting truce. And Ebola deaths in Africa surpass 1,000. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

What's At Stake In The Scottish Independence Referendum

What's At Stake In The Scottish Independence Referendum

August 12, 2014

In just a few weeks, voters in Scotland will decide whether to become independent from the United Kingdom. Diane and her guests discuss the history of the movement, arguments for and against autonomy, and implications of the vote for the United States and the European Union.

The Latest on U.S. Involvement in Iraq

The Latest on U.S. Involvement in Iraq

August 12, 2014

President Barack Obama says the campaign in Iraq could last for months. And Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki is resisting pressure to step down. Diane and her guests discuss the latest on Iraq and the potential for long-term U.S. involvement.

Containing Ebola And Controversy Over An Experimental Drug

Containing Ebola And Controversy Over An Experimental Drug

August 11, 2014

An experimental drug given to two Americans who contracted Ebola has sparked controversy over who gets treatment. An update on the effectiveness of the drug and efforts to contain the spread of the deadly virus.

Friday News Roundup - International

Friday News Roundup - International

August 8, 2014

A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories: The United States begins strikes in northern Iraq against Islamic militants. Israel and Hamas resume attacks after a three-day cease fire in Gaza. And Russia retaliates against sanctions by banning some U.S. and E.U. imports.

Ronald Rosbottom: "When Paris Went Dark"

Ronald Rosbottom: "When Paris Went Dark"

August 6, 2014

“When Paris Went Dark” explores daily interaction between Parisians and Germans and looks at the kind of questions the occupation raised for the French about why they didn’t do more to prevent it.

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