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Friday News Roundup - International

August 30, 2013

A panel of journalists joins guest host Steve Roberts for our Friday News Roundup of the week's top international stories, including: Syrian President Bashar Assad's reaction to the threat of Western action, rising militancy in Egypt's Sinai and U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel's meeting with Asian leaders over South China Sea tensions.

Debate Over A Possible US-Led Attack On Syria

August 29, 2013

The Obama administration and its allies prepare for a possible military strike on Syria. Debate over justification, objectives and the risks of unintended consequences.

Growing Pressure On The U.S. To Respond To Events In Syria

August 26, 2013

President Barack Obama says the time frame for action in Syria is growing short. Guest host Frank Sesno and a panel of experts discuss allegations of a large scale chemical weapons attack and growing pressure on the U.S. to respond.

Friday News Roundup - International

August 23, 2013

Suspicions of a large-scale chemical attack in Syria. A court orders former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak transferred to house arrest. And the trial of a former communist party heavyweight in China. A panel of journalists review the week's top international news stories.

Debate Over U.S. Policy Toward Egypt

August 21, 2013

Regional powers are taking sides in the conflict between Egypt's interim military government and ousted Muslim Brotherhood leaders. We explore the debate over U.S. leverage and its potential role in the conflict.

Friday News Roundup - International

August 16, 2013

The Muslim Brotherhood pledges to bring down military rule as Egypt's death toll climbs. Israeli-Palestinian peace talks resume in Jerusalem. And Secretary of State John Kerry faces questions about NSA spying on his visit to South America.

Assessing New Threats From Al-Qaida

August 7, 2013

The U.S. warned American citizens to leave Yemen, closed diplomatic posts in the Middle East and Africa, and issued a worldwide travel alert.

Friday News Roundup - International

July 19, 2013

A standoff continues between the U.S. and Russia over the asylum request by NSA leaker Edward Snowden. The Arab League backs a new U.S.-led Mideast peace effort. And tainted school lunches kill at least 23 children in India. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Prosecuting Military Sexual Assault Cases

July 17, 2013

A proposal in Congress to create a new system for prosecuting military sexual assault crimes is gaining ground. Efforts to remove the chain of command from sexual assault cases.

Friday News Roundup - International

July 12, 2013

Egypt's military government calls for the arrest of Muslim Brotherhood leaders. President Barack Obama considers pulling all troops from Afghanistan after 2014. And the U.S. warns China on cyber theft. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

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