Military

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.

News Roundup - Hour 2

January 15, 2010

The international community responds to the earthquake in Haiti. A bomb kills a pro-opposition nuclear physicist in Iran. And China tests a missile defense system. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top...

News Roundup - Hour 1

January 15, 2010

The U.S. speeds supplies and support to Haiti. President Obama announces a new "bank tax." And the race to fill Ted Kennedy's Senate seat tightens. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top national news stories.

Google Considers Quitting China

January 14, 2010

Internet giant Google threatens to pull out of China following evidence of cyber attacks. What the move could mean for censorship on the Web, China's hundreds of millions of Internet users, and U.S.-Chinese relations.

News Roundup - Hour 2

January 8, 2010

The Yemeni government launches an offensive against al Qaeda. A Pentagon report finds one in five released Guantanamo detainees is suspected of trying to join or rejoin a militant group. And China opposes additional Iranian sanctions. A...

Al Qaeda in 2010

January 5, 2010

The threat of Al Qaeda worldwide. What the recent attempt to blow up an American airliner and revelations of possible Al Qaeda plots against the U.S. Embassy in Yemen reveal about the state of terrorism in the world.

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