Palestinian Push for U.N. Membership

September 21, 2011

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas turns to the U.N. for recognition of statehood. Guest host Steve Roberts and panelists explore the diplomatic crisis and what's at stake for the U.S., Israel and the Middle East.

Economic Gain Through Gender Equality

September 20, 2011

A new World Bank report affirms the economic cost of gender inequity. Why equality between men and women leads to economic growth.

Euro Zone Debt Crisis

September 19, 2011

World bankers resort to 2008 strategies to stabilize Europe’s debt crisis: Join Diane and her guests for a discussion of the financial crisis in Europe and its implications for the euro zone, the EU and the global economy.

Friday News Roundup - Hour 2

September 16, 2011

A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories: A Taliban attack on the U.S. embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan, killed 16 people (including six children); the European Central Bank said it would coordinate with the Federal Reserve to aid troubled euro-area banks; and Iran's highest court denied the release of two American hikers, which was promised by president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.

Afghanistan: Taliban Attacks in Kabul

September 14, 2011

Militant attacks on the U.S. Embassy and NATO headquarters in Kabul. Analysis of Afghan readiness to provide security after U.S. troops withdraw.

Friday News Roundup - Hour 2

September 9, 2011

A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories: A German court ruled that bailouts to troubled eurozone countries are legal; convoys of Libyan loyalists fled to Niger while the whereabouts of Muammar Gaddafi remained unknown; the U.S. announced it would keep 4,000 troops in Iraq after the withdrawal date; and a bomb exploded outside India's High Court on Wednesday, killing eleven people.

Perceptions of America Ten Years After 9/11

September 8, 2011

Immediately after the September 11th terror attacks, the world came together to support the United States. Ten years and two wars later, the situation is dramatically different. A look at how the world views America today.

Friday News Roundup - Hour 2

September 2, 2011

A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories: Libya's embattled leader Muammar Gaddafi made a defiant speech on television, vowing to "keep fighting and never surrender" even as rebels gave loyalists until Saturday to surrender; the European Union announced plans for an oil embargo against Syria; and Iraq saw no U.S. casualties for the first time since the war began.

Conor O'Clery: "Moscow, December 25, 1991"

September 1, 2011

He was the Moscow correspondent for the Irish Times when the the Soviet Union fell apart twenty years ago. Conor O'Clery reflects on the end of the communist superpower.

Shannen Rossmiller: "The Unexpected Patriot"

August 31, 2011

How a mother of three and a Montana municipal court judge became an online terrorist-hunter after 9/11.

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