International

Crisis In Ukraine: A Vote On Crimea's Future

March 17, 2014

Crisis in Ukraine: a referendum in Crimea, Russian troops at the border and Kiev’s urgent pleas to the West. Join us to discuss escalating tensions in the region and their implications for Russia and the West.

Friday News Roundup - International

March 14, 2014

The U.S. and allies continue pushing for a diplomatic solution in the Ukraine crisis. The head of the U.N. urges the U.S. and Russia to salvage Syrian peace talks. And the latest developments on the disappearance of that Malaysian airliner. A panel of journalists joins guest host Susan Page for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Dinaw Mengestu: "All Our Names"

Dinaw Mengestu: "All Our Names"

March 11, 2014

Ethiopian-born author Dinaw Mengestu is known for his stories about the African immigrant experience in America. His new novel is set in both post-independence Uganda and the U.S. It's a story of love, friendship and the power of redemption.

Latest On Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370

March 11, 2014

Seeking answers to what happened aboard Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.

The West's Response To Developments In Ukraine

March 10, 2014

Tensions mount as the Crimean parliament votes to hold a referendum on whether to rejoin Russia. U.S. and EU leaders say that would violate international law. Guest host Susan Page and a panel of experts discuss the West's response to a power struggle between Russia and Ukraine.

Friday News Roundup - International

Friday News Roundup - International

March 7, 2014

The U.S. orders sanctions following Russia's actions in Crimea. Protests in Venezuela mark the anniversary of former President Hugo Chavez's death. And President Barack Obama meets with Israel's prime minister. A panel of journalists join guest host Tom Gjelten for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Susan Minot: "Thirty Girls"

Susan Minot: "Thirty Girls"

March 6, 2014

A novel based on the real account of 30 girls who were abducted from a boarding school in Uganda by rebels working for Joseph Kony.

The Crisis In Ukraine And President Obama's Foreign Policy

March 6, 2014

Congressional Republicans call President Barack Obama’s handling of the crisis in Ukraine part of a failed foreign policy. A look at the president’s approach to world affairs and American power abroad.

Environmental Outlook: New Strategies For Stopping The Elephant Ivory Trade

Environmental Outlook: New Strategies For Stopping The Elephant Ivory Trade

March 4, 2014

African elephants continue to be slaughtered for their tusks at an alarming rate - as many as 35,000 a year. For this month's Environmental Outlook, new strategies for stopping the illegal ivory trade and whether they can save the African elephant.

U.S. And EU Response To The Crisis In Ukraine

U.S. And EU Response To The Crisis In Ukraine

March 4, 2014

Russians are reportedly demanding that Ukrainian forces in Crimea surrender soon or face armed assault. Meanwhile, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is heading to Ukraine's capital to meet with the country's embattled government. Guest host Tom Gjelten and his guests discuss the latest on the situation and how the United States and European Union will respond.

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