International

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.

Reaction to Death of Osama bin Laden

May 2, 2011

President Obama announces a small team of Americans killed Osama bin Laden and took possession of his body after a firefight in Pakistan. Reaction to the death of the al Qaeda leader and implications for U.S. security.

Friday News Roundup - Hour 2

April 29, 2011

Two rival Palestinian groups outline a plan for sharing power. NATO airstrikes accidentally kill up to a dozen Libyan rebels. And the violent crackdown in Syria escalates. A panel of journalists joins guest host Susan Page for analysis of...

Political Turmoil in the North Africa and the Middle East

April 26, 2011

Anti-government protests in Syria, airstrikes in Libya, and a possible power transition in Yemen: The latest on violence and political upheaval in the Middle East and Northern Africa.

Friday News Roundup - Hour 2

April 22, 2011

Britain, Italy and France will send advisers to aid Libyan rebels. The U.S. denies undermining the Syrian government. And prosecutors file new charges against a Saudi suspect in the U.S.S. Cole bombing. A panel of journalists joins Diane...

Friday News Roundup - Hour 2

April 15, 2011

France and Britain criticize the roles of NATO and the U.S. in Libya. Egypt detains former President Mubarak. And Japan says its nuclear crisis is on par with Chernobyl.

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