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Deepening U.S. Involvement in Libya

April 4, 2011

Defense Secretary Robert Gates says the U.S. won’t put "boots on the ground" in Libya, but the C.I.A. is already there. Following NATO's takeover of the military mission, a look at the U.S. role in the conflict going forward.

Friday News Roundup - Hour 2

April 1, 2011

The U.S. sends CIA operatives into Libya for intelligence gathering. Syria's president blames unrest on foreign plots. And high radiation levels are found in seawater near Japanese nuclear plants.

The U.S Role in the Libyan Conflict

March 28, 2011

Changing command of the no-fly zone over Libya from the United States to NATO. America's role going forward, the likelihood of prolonged involvement and the political implications for the Obama administration.

Friday News Roundup - Hour 2

March 25, 2011

The U.S. and its allies ramp up the campaign against Libyan forces loyal to Moammar Gadhafi. Political unrest intensifies in Yemen and Syria. And Japanese officials seek to reassure Tokyo residents about radiation in the city's water...

Update on U.S. Efforts in Libya

March 24, 2011

International partners in U.S. led air strikes in Libya disagree on mission objectives and control. We take a closer look at the mission's progress, the dissension at home and abroad, and the risks of prolonged conflict.

U.S. Relations With the Changing Arab World

March 21, 2011

Today marks the third day of the U.S. led attack on Libya. American and European forces have been hitting Muammar Gadhafi’s troops by air and sea. The United Nations’ sanctioned operation aims to protect civilians from attack. Some...

Friday News Roundup - Hour 2

March 18, 2011

Japan tries to cool nuclear reactors as concerns about radiation increase. Libyan forces loyal to Moammar Gadhafi make gains in retaking rebel territory. And Bahrain declares a state of emergency in a widening crackdown on protesters. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Gayle Tzemach Lemmon: "The Dressmaker of Khair Khana"

Gayle Tzemach Lemmon: "The Dressmaker of Khair Khana"

March 17, 2011

The story of an Afghan woman who defied the odds under Taliban rule: how she started a dressmaking business, employed more than 100 women, and saved her family in the process.

Japan's Nuclear Crisis and Its Impact on the Nuclear Industry

March 17, 2011

Japan's crisis prompts new questions about the safety of nuclear power. An update on efforts to contain the risks in Japan and how the disaster could affect the nuclear power industry worldwide.

The Economic Impact of Japan's Earthquake

March 16, 2011

As Japan struggles with a humanitarian crisis, damage from the earthquake also threatens its economy. Production of cars, computer chips and other goods has been disrupted. A discussion of the disaster's impact on the world's third...

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