International

Friday News Roundup - Hour 2

June 24, 2011

Analysis of this week's international news: We discuss President Obama's plan for U.S. troop withdrawal from Afghanistan, ongoing political turmoil in Syria, and implications of a Greek government austerity plan.

What's Next for U. S. Strategy in Afghanistan

June 22, 2011

President Obama announces how quickly he will withdraw troops from Afghanistan. Diane and guests explore what the administration's strategy could mean for the Afghan government, NATO and the U.S. military.

Greece's Debt Crisis Deepens

June 20, 2011

Greece grapples with its debt crisis as world markets watch.

Friday News Roundup - Hour 2

June 17, 2011

The Greek government reshuffles its cabinet, more Syrians flee to Turkey and Al Qaida announces a replacement for Osama bin Laden. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

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.

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