Military

Canyon Sam: "Sky Train"

February 23, 2010

Tibetan women on the edge of history. A third-generation Chinese-American recounts the stories of four women in Tibet whose lives were torn apart when China took control in the 1950s.

News Roundup - Hour 2

February 19, 2010

More top Taliban leaders are captured; a Haitian judge releases eight American missionaries; and the U.N. climate chief resigns. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

News Roundup - Hour 2

February 12, 2010

New efforts to stem financial panic in Europe, protests in Iran, and South Africa celebrates the 20th anniversary of Nelson Mandela�s release from prison. The stories behind the week's top international news. A panel of journalists...

Garry Wills: "Bomb Power" (Rebroadcast)

February 7, 2010

How the creation of the atomic bomb led to greater power for the president. Pulitzer-prize-winning author and historian Garry Wills explains why secrecy surrounding the Manhattan Project resulted in unprecedented powers for modern U.S...

News Roundup - Hour 2

February 5, 2010

China threatens to retaliate against U.S. companies involved in arms sales to Taiwan; India offers to resume high-level talks with Pakistan; and an Iraqi court allows hundreds of banned candidates to participate in upcoming elections. A...

Garry Wills: "Bomb Power"

February 4, 2010

How the creation of the atomic bomb led to greater power for the president. Pulitzer-prize-winning author and historian Garry Wills explains why secrecy surrounding the Manhattan Project resulted in unprecedented powers for modern U.S...

State of the U.S. Military

February 4, 2010

The state of the American military as it fights two wars and considers ending ‘don’t ask, don’t tell.’ An update on recruitment efforts, morale, and the president’s budget for the Pentagon.

Haiti Three Weeks After the Earthquake

February 3, 2010

Ten American missionaries are accused of trying to kidnap children orphaned by the earthquake in Haiti. The U.S. military resumes medical evacuations of quake victims. Haiti three weeks after the earthquake.

News Roundup - Hour 2

January 29, 2010

World leaders meet in London to discuss the future of Afghanistan; Chemical Ali is executed in Iraq; and the latest on earthquake-ravaged Haiti. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Targeted Assassinations in the War Against Al Qaeda

January 21, 2010

The Obama administration has accelerated the use of drones for targeted assassinations in the war against Al Qaeda. Moral and legal issues surrounding the use of lethal covert action.

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