International

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.

Friday News Roundup - Hour 2

Friday News Roundup - Hour 2

August 5, 2011

A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories: The trial of ousted Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak began in Cairo; the U.N. Security Council condemned the Syrian government's crackdown on protestors; and the European Central Bank tried to prevent the debt crisis from engulfing Italy and Spain.

Humanitarian Crisis in the Horn of Africa

August 4, 2011

Drought and famine have placed 12 million people on the edge of starvation in the Horn of Africa. What's holding up aid as the humanitarian crisis deepens.

News Roundup - Hour 2

July 29, 2011

A panel of journalists joins guest host Susan Page for analysis of the week's top international news stories: Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg announced the formation of a panel to investigate the police response to the Oslo massacre; Britain expelled the remaining staff of the Libyan embassy as it officially recognized the Libyan opposition; and the Mayor of Kandahar was killed in a suicide blast in Afghanistan.

Robin Wright:  "Rock the Casbah"

Robin Wright: "Rock the Casbah"

July 27, 2011

More than half the Islamic world is under the age of thirty, a crucial component of the epic upheaval taking place in so many Muslim countries in the Middle East and Northern Africa. In a new book award winning journalist Robin Wright...

Massacre in Norway

July 26, 2011

Norwegians struggle to understand the motives behind last Friday’s massacre: the tragedy in Oslo and the rise of far-right radicalism in Europe.

Friday News Roundup - Hour 2

July 22, 2011

A panel of journalists joins Diane to talk about the week's top international stories: Rupert Murdoch testifies before the British Parliament, telling lawmakers that he had "no evidence" his employees hacked the phones of 9/11 victims or their families; the Syrian government warned U.S. and French envoys not to leave Damascus as unrest continued there; and East Africa suffered from the worst drought in 60 years.

Global Debt Worries

July 20, 2011

The European debt crisis, gridlock in Washington and the global economy: What fears of contagion in Europe and political stalemate in the U.S. could mean for investors and consumers worldwide.

Pamela Constable: "Playing With Fire"

July 19, 2011

Inside contemporary Pakistan: understanding its complex history, economic potential, and modern day contradictions. Why this nuclear armed country remains critical to U-S interests.

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