International

New Efforts To Combat Human Trafficking

New Efforts To Combat Human Trafficking

October 3, 2013

An estimated 20 million people are trafficked into prostitution or forced labor worldwide. A British survivor tells her story of how she was forced into the sex trade. A panel of guests discusses new efforts to combat modern slavery.

Washington Dysfunction And U.S. Credibility Abroad

October 3, 2013

A government shutdown and looming debt crisis are putting American credibility on the line. How dysfunction at home affects U.S. standing abroad.

Friday News Roundup - International

September 27, 2013

Michael Hirsh of National Journal, Paul Danahar of BBC amd Hisham Melham of Al-Arabiya join guest host Susan Page for analysis of the week's top international news stories, including: the international debut of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani at the U.N., key Syrian rebel groups join forces with an al-Qaida affiliate and the attack at a shopping mall in Nairobi, Kenya.

The US And Iran At The UN

September 25, 2013

President Barack Obama and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani separately address the U.N. General Assembly. A look at high level meetings and the prospects for improved relations with Iran.

Al-Qaida In Africa And Implications For Security At Home

September 24, 2013

Shootings and a hostage crisis in Nairobi underscore the resilience of al-Qaida and its affiliates in Africa. Guest host Katty Kay and her guests discuss international terrorism and implications for security at home.

Juan Gabriel Vasquez: "The Sound Of Things Falling"

September 23, 2013

A new novel set in Colombia explores what happens when an entire nation is gripped by fear. How Colombia's brutal drug wars alter a generation - and how a nation reclaims its soul.

Friday News Roundup - International

September 20, 2013

James Kitfield of National Journal, Susan Glasser of Politico and Bruce Auster of NPR join guest host Steve Roberts for analysis of the week's top international news stories, including: The Obama administration's preparations for high-level meetings with Iran’s new president. Russia's objections to the U.N. report on Syria's chemical weapons. And Brazil’s president calling off her visit to the U.S.

Juan Zarate: "Treasury's War: The Unleashing Of A New Era Of Financial Warfare"

September 16, 2013

Former senior Treasury and White House official Juan Zarate gives an insider's view of how America developed a financial warfare program in the wake of 9/11.

President Obama’s Leadership Challenges At Home And Abroad

September 16, 2013

Guest host Frank Sesno and panelists discuss U.S. efforts to reach an agreement with Russia on chemical weapons in Syria and the looming budget crisis. An update on President Barack Obama's leadership challenges at home and abroad.

Friday News Roundup - International

September 13, 2013

The U.S. and Russia work on a deal to disarm Syria of chemical weapons. A satellite image suggests North Korea is restarting a plutonium reactor. And an Indian judge sentenced four men to death for raping and killing a student. A panel of journalists joins guest host Tom Gjelten for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

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