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News Roundup - Hour 2

News Roundup - Hour 2

September 3, 2010

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton meets with Palestinian and Israeli leaders in Washington for the start of peace talks; the American combat mission ends in Iraq; and heavy violence in Afghanistan claims more lives among U.S. troops. A...

News Roundup - Hour 1

September 3, 2010

President Obama declares the end of formal combat in Iraq and turns his attention to the economy; a report that illegal immigration in the U.S. has sharply declined; and, as the midterms approach, a poll shows voters prefer Republicans...

The End of the Iraq War?

September 1, 2010

President Obama marks the end of the U.S. combat mission in Iraq. But concerns about the security vacuum and political impasse remain. What's ahead for both the U.S. and Iraq.

News Roundup - Hour 2

News Roundup - Hour 2

August 27, 2010

Iraq sees an increase in violence following the exit of U.S. combat troops. Former President Carter travels to North Korea. And Somali insurgents kill dozens, including six members of parliament. A panel of journalists joins Diane for...

News Roundup - Hour 2

News Roundup - Hour 2

August 20, 2010

The last U.S. combat brigade leaves Iraq, the U.N. calls for more international aid for Pakistan's flood victims and China is projected to overtake Japan as the world's second-largest economy. A panel of journalists joins Diane for...

The Fight Against the Taliban in Afghanistan

The Fight Against the Taliban in Afghanistan

August 12, 2010

A U-N report finds the number of civilian casualties in Afghanistan up over thirty percent this year - largely the result of Taliban attacks. The killing of ten foreign aid workers has some fearing the militant group is gaining strength...

Proposed Pentagon Budget Cuts

Proposed Pentagon Budget Cuts

August 11, 2010

Defense Secretary Robert Gates wants to reduce the number of generals and admirals in the armed forces and restrict the use of outside contractors: Reaction to his cost-cutting proposals for the Pentagon and implications for military...

News Roundup - Hour 2

News Roundup - Hour 2

July 30, 2010

The administration reacts to the WikiLeaks' revelations, South Korea and the U.S. wrap up four days of war games and a report reveals how reconstruction funds for Iraq have been spent. A panel of journalists joins guest host Susan Page for...

The Reconstruction Effort in Iraq

The Reconstruction Effort in Iraq

July 29, 2010

The US has spent fifty three billion dollars on reconstruction projects in Iraq. But a new report says billions remain unaccounted for. The future for Iraq after US forces draw down next month.

Leaked Documents and The War in Afghanistan

Leaked Documents and The War in Afghanistan

July 27, 2010

The release of classified military documents by WikiLeaks offers troubling revelations about the Afghan war. How the leaked reports could affect American foreign policy and the responsibility of the press when publishing classified...

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