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Thursday, September 13, 2012

Protests Pose Foreign Policy Challenge For White House

Protests in Egypt, Yemen and Libya over a film that mocks Islam present major challenges for the Obama administration. All three countries underwent “Arab Spring” protest movements and in Libya, the U.S. played a role in helping Libyans overthrow Col. Moammar Gadhafi.

Guest:

  • Helene Cooper, White House correspondent, New York Times

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  • Schnezana

    These  primative, barbaric idiots should be wiped from the face of the earth.  Then the rest of us could finally have some peace! 

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August 21 21 Comments

The Challenges Of Recruiting An All-Volunteer Army

The Army is meeting its targets, but the man who runs recruiting says finding qualified candidates in the 17 to 24 age group can be difficult.

August 21 Comment

Syrian Clarinetist Finds A Home For His Music

"Does the clarinet stop a bullet or does it feed a child or does it rebuild a destroyed home?" Kinan Azmeh asks. "Of course it doesn't. But... it can inspire."

August 20 Comment

James Foley Remembered For His ‘Extraordinary Courage’

U.S. officials have confirmed the authenticity of a video showing the beheading of the American journalist.

August 20 7 Comments

L.A. Moves To Arrest Fewer Misbehaving Students

The change in the school district's policy is the culmination of a long fight by judges, government officials, advocates and attorneys.