Military

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 Gates is meeting with Afghan President Hamid Karzai to begin assessments of how many U.S. troops can be withdrawn from the country in July.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...

Escalating Unrest in Libya

February 22, 2011

The 41-year rule of Libyan leader Muammar el-Quaddafi appears to be unraveling despite a brutal crackdown on protesters. Warplanes, helicopters and troops fired on crowds of demonstrators yesterday. Libyan diplomats around the globe...

Doug Waller:  "Wild Bill Donovan"

Doug Waller: "Wild Bill Donovan"

February 21, 2011

The life and times of Wild Bill Donovan – the controversial founding father of American espionage. It’s the tale of an heroic figure and his personal tragedies, a spy drama and and a story of political intrigue at the highest levels of government.

Sexual Assault and the U.S. Military

February 17, 2011

Seventeen veterans and active-duty service members filed a lawsuit against the Pentagon. They accuse the U.S. military of permitting a culture that tolerates rape and sexual assault. Seeking accountability in the armed forces.

Frank Delaney: "The Matchmaker of Kenmare"

February 14, 2011

Set in Ireland during World War II, a new novel tells the story of a man and woman brought together by grief and compassion. They are drawn into the conflict as spies for the Allies and discover the perils of neutrality in both war and love.

News Roundup - Hour 2

February 4, 2011

Protests in Egypt turn violent as pro-Mubarak groups attack anti-government demonstrators. Thousands of protesters take to the streets in Yemen and Jordan. And the U.S. and E.U. pledge support for the opposition in Belarus. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Protests in Egypt and the Region

February 2, 2011

An uprising in Egypt enters its second week. The latest news from Egypt and analysis of recent developments.

Unrest in Egypt

January 31, 2011

Protesters in Egypt vow to continue their demonstrations until President Hosni Mubarak resigns. Leaders in the Arab world have been shaken by waves of protests -- in Egypt, Yemen and elsewhere after Tunisia's government fell. Jordan's nervous monarchy is promising reform. What the turmoil could mean for the region and U.S. interests.

News Roundup - Hour 2

January 28, 2011

Egyptian police continue to battle anti-government protesters. A Hezbollah-backed billionaire is set to become Lebanon's new prime minister. And Russian Prime Minister Putin vows retribution against those behind the Moscow airport bombing...

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