International

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.

The Political Crisis In Ukraine

The Political Crisis In Ukraine

March 3, 2014

Crimea is the new flash point in the conflict over how strongly Ukraine should align itself with Russia. Latest developments and analysis of the political crisis in Ukraine.

Friday News Roundup - International

February 28, 2014

Rival protesters clash in Ukraine's Crimea region. Ongoing political violence in Venezuela leads to more than 50 deaths. And President Barack Obama warns Afghan President Hamid Karzai time is running out to finalize terms of a U.S. troop withdrawal. A panel of journalists joins guest host Katty Kay for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

The Crisis In Syria And The World’s Failed Response

February 26, 2014

The Syrian government steps up air strikes against civilians. The conflict there has already killed 140,000 people and displaced millions more. Diane and her guests discuss the crisis in Syria and the world’s failed response.

Friday News Roundup - International

February 21, 2014

The U.S. and European Union threaten Ukraine with sanctions as violence continues there. Venezuela expels three U.S. diplomats amid anti-government protests. And President Barack Obama attends the North American trade summit in Mexico. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

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