International

 Escalating Violence In The Gaza Strip

Escalating Violence In The Gaza Strip

July 9, 2014

Israelis and Palestinians trade fire in the Gaza Strip, as rage over the kidnapping and killing of four teenagers has fueled escalating tensions. Please join us to discuss the situation and what US can and cannot do to ease the crisis.

White House Weighs Options On Surge In Unaccompanied Children At U.S.- Mexico Border

White House Weighs Options On Surge In Unaccompanied Children At U.S.- Mexico Border

July 8, 2014

More than 50,000 unaccompanied children have been caught at the U.S./Mexico border since October. The Obama administration weighs strategies to address the humanitarian and legal crisis.

Ongoing Efforts To Vaccinate Children Against Polio, Measles and Other Deadly Diseases

Ongoing Efforts To Vaccinate Children Against Polio, Measles and Other Deadly Diseases

July 3, 2014

Over the last 14 years, an international effort to immunize children around the world has saved an estimated 6 million lives. We discuss efforts to eradicate polio, measles and other deadly childhood diseases and why some U.S. parents resist.

Update On U.S. Involvement in Iraq and Syria

Update On U.S. Involvement in Iraq and Syria

June 30, 2014

An Al-Qaeda breakaway group repelling government forces in Tikrit declared the creation of a new caliphate yesterday. The Islamic state of Iraq and the Levant announced it will now be known as The Islamic State. Our panel discusses the latest developments in Iraq and the potential for increased American involvement there.

Friday News Roundup - International

Friday News Roundup - International

June 27, 2014

Iraq's prime minister welcomes Syrian airstrikes against ISIS militants. Secretary of State Kerry pushes Russia to urge Ukraine separatists to disarm. And international outrage over Egypt's sentencing of Al Jazeera journalists. A panel of journalists joins guest host Susan Page for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

The Supreme Court's Decision on  EPA's Authority Over Power Plant Emissions

The Supreme Court's Decision on EPA's Authority Over Power Plant Emissions

June 24, 2014

The Supreme Court largely upholds the Environmental Protection Agency's right to limit greenhouse gas emissions from power plants. We discuss what the ruling means for utilities and the Obama administration’s efforts to combat climate change.

Friday News Roundup - International

Friday News Roundup - International

June 20, 2014

Militants expand their control of territory in Iraq. The Obama administration weighs options to aid the Baghdad government. And the U.S. interrogates the suspected mastermind of the Benghazi attack. A panel of journalists joins guest host Susan Page for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

A Conversation With Julia Gillard, the Former Prime Minister of Australia

A Conversation With Julia Gillard, the Former Prime Minister of Australia

June 19, 2014

A conversation with Julia Gillard, the former prime minister of Australia, about being the first woman to lead the Australian government and her current efforts to educate children in the world's poorest countries.

The Latest On The Violence In Iraq

The Latest On The Violence In Iraq

June 18, 2014

President Barack Obama sends nearly 300 troops to boost security at the American embassy in Baghdad, as Al Qaeda-inspired insurgents continue to expand areas of control. We discuss the crisis in Iraq and the possibility of US-Iranian cooperation.

Peter Finn and Petra Couvee: "The Zhivago Affair: The Kremlin, The CIA, And The Battle Over A Forbidden Book"

Peter Finn and Petra Couvee: "The Zhivago Affair: The Kremlin, The CIA, And The Battle Over A Forbidden Book"

June 17, 2014

The dramatic and little-known story of the publication of "Dr. Zhivago" and how the epic novel about the 1917 Russian Revolution became a secret CIA weapon between East and West during the Cold War.

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