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Friday News Roundup - International

October 26, 2012

The United States investigates a Tunisian suspect in the Benghazi, Libya, consulate attack. Israel and Hamas escalate fighting on the Gaza border. And a child sex abuse scandal roils the BBC. Diane and guests discuss the week’s top international stories: what happened and why.

Morning-After Analysis Of The Final Presidential Debate

October 23, 2012

Morning-after analysis of the final debate in the presidential race. President Barack Obama and GOP challenger Mitt Romney on foreign policy.

Friday News Roundup - International

October 19, 2012

Syrian rebels get anti-aircraft weapons. Libya singles out an Islamist leader in the Benghazi raid. And Iranian hackers renew attacks on U.S. banks.

Cuba Eases Travel Restrictions

October 18, 2012

For the first time in 50 years, the Cuban government has eased travel restrictions for its citizens. Please join us to discuss who may leave, for how long and what the new rules could signal about Cuba's future.

Analysis Of The Obama-Romney Debate

October 17, 2012

A different host, a different format: President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney square off in a town hall setting. Morning-after analysis of the second presidential debate.

Cybersecurity

October 15, 2012

Defense Secretary Leon Panetta says the United States is facing the possibility of a "cyber-Pearl Harbor." James Lewis of the Center for Strategic and International Studies, Thom Shanker of the New York Times and Greg Nojeim of the Center for Democracy and Technology join Diane to discuss concerns over cybersecurity and the administration’s plans to combat the threat.

Friday News Roundup - International

October 12, 2012

Republicans challenge the State Department over security at the Libyan consulate. The U.S. sends troops to Jordan to monitor the Syrian crisis. And outrage mounts over the Taliban's shooting of a 14-year-old Pakistani girl. Abderrahim Foukara of Al Jazeera, Courtney Kube of NBC and Nathan Guttman of Channel 1 Israeli News join Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Paul French:  "Midnight in Peking:  How the Murder of a Young Englishwoman Haunted the Last Days of Old China" (Rebroadcast)

Paul French: "Midnight in Peking: How the Murder of a Young Englishwoman Haunted the Last Days of Old China" (Rebroadcast)

October 8, 2012

Historian and China expert uses modern resources to solve a long forgotten murder mystery in the last days of colonial Peking.

Friday News Roundup - International

October 5, 2012

Turkey retaliates against Syria for shelling a border town. Thousands of Iranians protest plummeting currency. And Europe's central bank keeps interest rates steady. Diane and a panel of journalists discuss the week’s top stories, what happened and why.

Environmental Outlook: Elephants And The Ivory Trade

October 2, 2012

Tens of thousands of African elephants are being slaughtered every year to meet demand for ivory in China, the Philippines and Thailand. Inside the underground ivory trade and the future of Africa's elephants.

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