International

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.

Friday News Roundup - Hour 2

May 13, 2011

A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

U.S. Military Objectives Post Bin Laden

May 12, 2011

In September 2001 Congress authorized military action against the perpetrators of the 9/11 attacks, and there was good reason to believe those behind the 9/11 attacks were operating from areas within Afghanistan. In the last 10 years 1500...

Growing Concern Over China's Human Rights Record

May 11, 2011

China steps up arrests of artists, journalists and activists. The U.S. and other nations have condemned the actions. China's human rights record amid its growing global influence.

Intelligence Gains from Osama Bin Laden's Compound

May 9, 2011

Data seized from Osama bin Laden's compound offer new details about al-Qaida: What the intelligence community is learning, and how it may be used to revamp U.S. security.

Friday News Roundup - Hour 2

May 6, 2011

The U.S. questions whether Pakistan had a role in harboring Osama bin Laden. Syrian government troops storm Damascus suburbs. And a cholera outbreak in Haiti is traced to the U.N. A panel of journalists joins guest host Katty Kay for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Osama bin Laden's Death: What it Means for the U.S. and the Region

May 4, 2011

How will the death of Osama bin Laden affect al-Qaida's leadership and the region? Diane and guests explore what the U.S. action means for relations with Pakistan, the war in Afghanistan, and the battle against global terrorism.

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