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News Roundup - Hour 2

December 17, 2010

A review of President Obama's Afghanistan war strategy supports American troop withdrawal beginning in July, though the pace remains unclear. The U.S. tries to build a case for conspiracy by WikiLeaks. And we remember Richard Holbrooke. A...

Afghanistan Strategy Review

December 15, 2010

The White House review of President Obama’s war strategy in Afghanstan is setting the stage for troop withdrawals next July. The new assessment cites progress in pushing the Taliban out of key population centers in the south. But it...

Turmoil in Haiti

December 13, 2010

Key candidates in last month's presidential election have rejected a recount proposed by Haiti's election council. The initial results of the November 28 vote sparked violent protests. And a cholera epidemic has killed more than 2,000 people. An update on Haiti.

News Roundup - Hour 2

December 10, 2010

The Friday News Roundup. A top Chinese diplomat visits North Korea after the U.S. criticizes China for failing to rein in its ally; supporters of the jailed WikiLeaks' founder retaliate; and the U.S. drops efforts for a settlement freeze...

WikiLeaks: New Disclosures and Legal Issues of Its Founder

December 9, 2010

Despite a series of severe blows, Wikileaks is going strong and continuing to release classified documents. Over the last few days, Julian Assange, the site’s founder, was denied bail in London; Wikileaks' primary address was...

The DREAM Act

December 7, 2010

Congress is expected to consider a path to citizenship for young adults who came to this country illegally as children. Critics call it another amnesty proposal. Pros and cons of The DREAM Act and prospects for its passage.

News Roundup - Hour 2

News Roundup - Hour 2

December 3, 2010

An international arrest warrant is out for the founder of Wikileaks as world leaders brace for more disclosures. And European nations seek further measures to contain the debt crisis.

David Rohde & Kristen Mulvihill: "A Rope and a Prayer:  A Kidnapping from Two Sides"

David Rohde & Kristen Mulvihill: "A Rope and a Prayer: A Kidnapping from Two Sides"

December 2, 2010

Islamic militants increasingly favor kidnapping as a weapon of war. In Iraq alone, 57 journalists have been taken hostage since 2003. So when New York Times reporter David Rohde decided to interview a Taliban commander outside Kabul two...

"The Iran Primer"

November 30, 2010

Leaked diplomatic cables show Arab leaders supported tough measures to control Tehran’s nuclear ambitions. Experts offer their perspectives on the challenges of dealing with Iran.

President Jimmy Carter: "White House Diary"

November 30, 2010

Former President Jimmy Carter talks about America's role in the world today, the challenges facing the Obama administration, and insights from the detailed diary he kept during his White House years.

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