International

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.

Friday News Roundup - Hour 2

August 26, 2011

A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories: Rebel forces in Libya overtook the capital Tripoli and claimed to have Gadhafi surrounded; an Iranian court sentenced two American hikers to eight years in prison; and Indian social activist Anna Hazare's public fast against corruption entered its 10th day.

New Era for Libya

August 22, 2011

Libya leader Moammar Gadhafi's four-decade rule is crumbling. Analysts join Diane to discuss what's next for Libya and revolts in other Arab countries.

Friday News Roundup - Hour 2

August 19, 2011

A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories: President Obama called for Syrian president Assad to step down; Insurgents in Iraq killed 100 civilians there; and Libyan rebels advanced on Moammar Gadhafi's compound in Tripoli.

Escalating Violence in Syria

August 17, 2011

Syrian security forces round up thousands of civilians and Turkey calls for an immediate end to the bloodshed. Growing concern over the crackdown in Syria.

Rory Stewart: "Can Intervention Work?"

August 15, 2011

Shortly after NATO's invasion of Afghanistan, Rory Stewart walked across the country, alone, nearly ten years on he tells us why the West needs to let go of it's smug sense of moral obligation and stop seeing intervention as the "cure of all evil."

Friday News Roundup - Hour 2

August 12, 2011

A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories: England was rocked by the worst riots in decades; Syrian president Assad vowed to press ahead with his crackdown on protestors; and a NATO airstrike killed Taliban militants who downed a US helicopter last weekend.

Riots in England/ Debt Crisis in Europe

August 11, 2011

Riots in England and deepening economic and political strains in Europe: Challenges for Britain, debt-burdened European countries and the global economy

Navy Seals and U.S. Strategy in Afghanistan

August 9, 2011

The worst tragedy in the history of the U.S. Navy Seals highlights ongoing risks in Afghanistan. Diane and guests explore the challenges ahead for the U.S. mission and current plans for troop withdrawal.

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