Mexican Immigration Trends

July 7, 2011

Illegal immigration to the U.S. from Mexico and Central America has fallen. Diane and guests discuss factors behind the decline and what it could mean for the future of the U.S. economy.

Drones and Counterterrorism

July 6, 2011

The new U.S. counterterrorism strategy emphasizes drone attacks against al Qaida. Other countries are racing to develop drones. How the use of unmanned military aircraft could change the nature of warfare.

David McCullough: "The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris" (Rebroadcast)

July 4, 2011

Pulitzer Prize-winning historian, David McCullough, tells the story of three generations of young American artists, writers, physicians, politicians, and architects who traveled to Paris in the nineteenth century. He talks to Diane about the ways they were transformed by the City of Light, and how they changed the U. S. as a result of their time abroad.

Friday News Roundup - Hour 2

July 1, 2011

A panel of journalists joins Diane to talk about reaction to the planned austerity measures in Greece, a deadly Taliban attack on a hotel in Kabul, and Egyptian military efforts to tamp down the largest riots in Cairo since Mubarak's fall.

Greece and the European Debt Crisis

June 30, 2011

The Greek vote on a five -year austerity plan: Implications for Europe’s ongoing debt crisis and the global economy

Friday News Roundup - Hour 2

June 24, 2011

Analysis of this week's international news: We discuss President Obama's plan for U.S. troop withdrawal from Afghanistan, ongoing political turmoil in Syria, and implications of a Greek government austerity plan.

What's Next for U. S. Strategy in Afghanistan

June 22, 2011

President Obama announces how quickly he will withdraw troops from Afghanistan. Diane and guests explore what the administration's strategy could mean for the Afghan government, NATO and the U.S. military.

Greece's Debt Crisis Deepens

June 20, 2011

Greece grapples with its debt crisis as world markets watch.

Friday News Roundup - Hour 2

June 17, 2011

The Greek government reshuffles its cabinet, more Syrians flee to Turkey and Al Qaida announces a replacement for Osama bin Laden. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Spotlight on Puerto Rico

June 15, 2011

President Obama's official visit to Puerto Rico is the first by a sitting American president in five decades. An update on the U.S. territory's economy, political status and relationship to the mainland.

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