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.

Friday News Roundup - Hour 2

June 10, 2011

The U.S. intensified air strikes in Yemen, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton met with international partners to discuss Libya, and more people continued to get sick in a European E. coli outbreak. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

The U.S., Saudi Arabia, and the Arab Spring

The U.S., Saudi Arabia, and the Arab Spring

June 8, 2011

Saudi Arabia is a key oil producer and ally of the U.S., but its politics complicate the relationship. How the Arab Spring is testing the bond between the two nations.

Consequences of Europe's E. Coli Outbreak

June 6, 2011

A outbreak of E. coli has affected people in 12 countries, mostly in Europe. An update on the outbreak and food safety concerns at home and abroad.

Friday News Roundup - Hour 2

June 3, 2011

A panel of journalists joins guest host Terence Smith for analysis of the week's top international news stories, including deadly protests in Syria, the E. coli outbreak in Europe, and Taliban attacks on the Pakistan-Afghanistan border.

David McCullough: "The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris"

June 2, 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.

Cyber Security

June 2, 2011

When cyber attacks constitute an act of war: The Pentagon’s strategies to defend the U-S from cyber attacks and guidelines for military retaliation.

New Pressures Affect War in Afghanistan

June 1, 2011

The Taliban's spring offensive widens. Afghanistan’s president criticizes NATO airstrikes. And concerns over the cost of the war grow. New pressures affecting the U.S. war in Afghanistan.

Friday News Roundup - Hour 2

May 27, 2011

President Obama wrapped up a tour of Europe. He made stops in Ireland, Britain and France, where he attended the G-8 summit. The G-8 nations pledged billions of dollars in aid to budding Arab democracies. Israel's prime minister gave little ground in a speech to the U.S. Congress. He called on Palestinian leaders to accept a Jewish state. Egypt said former President Mubarak would face trial in connection with the deaths of protesters And Serbia captured Europe’s most-wanted war criminal, Ratko Mladich.

President Obama, the Middle East, and the Arab Spring

May 23, 2011

President Obama, the Middle East, and the Arab Spring: The president's proposal for a Palestinian state and efforts to reset relations with the Arab world.

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