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Friday News Roundup - Hour 2

April 1, 2011

The U.S. sends CIA operatives into Libya for intelligence gathering. Syria's president blames unrest on foreign plots. And high radiation levels are found in seawater near Japanese nuclear plants.

The U.S Role in the Libyan Conflict

March 28, 2011

Changing command of the no-fly zone over Libya from the United States to NATO. America's role going forward, the likelihood of prolonged involvement and the political implications for the Obama administration.

Friday News Roundup - Hour 2

March 25, 2011

The U.S. and its allies ramp up the campaign against Libyan forces loyal to Moammar Gadhafi. Political unrest intensifies in Yemen and Syria. And Japanese officials seek to reassure Tokyo residents about radiation in the city's water...

Update on U.S. Efforts in Libya

March 24, 2011

International partners in U.S. led air strikes in Libya disagree on mission objectives and control. We take a closer look at the mission's progress, the dissension at home and abroad, and the risks of prolonged conflict.

U.S. Relations With the Changing Arab World

March 21, 2011

Today marks the third day of the U.S. led attack on Libya. American and European forces have been hitting Muammar Gadhafi’s troops by air and sea. The United Nations’ sanctioned operation aims to protect civilians from attack. Some...

Friday News Roundup - Hour 2

March 18, 2011

Japan tries to cool nuclear reactors as concerns about radiation increase. Libyan forces loyal to Moammar Gadhafi make gains in retaking rebel territory. And Bahrain declares a state of emergency in a widening crackdown on protesters. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

An Update on the Libyan Rebellion

March 15, 2011

Secretary of State Clinton meets with European leaders and high-level members of Libya's opposition forces. The Arab League presses for support for a no-fly zone to impede pro-Gadhafi military assaults. An update on U.S. strategy for Libya and the region.

Libya: The Politics of Intervention

March 9, 2011

In Libya pro Gadhafi forces continue to attack regime opponents with tanks, warplanes, artillery and rockets. There are reports that the western city of Zawiyah has been recaptured. Toward the east Gadhafi forces continued to stage...

Costs of the Wars: Sacrifices by the Few

March 7, 2011

Secretary of Defense Robert Gates landed in Afghanistan today on an unannounced trip. Gates is meeting with Afghan President Hamid Karzai to begin assessments of how many U.S. troops can be withdrawn from the country in July. The war in...

Friction between the U.S. and Mexico

March 3, 2011

Mexican President Felipe Calderon is on an official state visit to Washington to meet with President Barack Obama. The two are expected to discuss gun violence, drug trafficking, border tensions, and immigration. We'll look at what's at...

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