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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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July 30 Comment

As War And Conflicts Proliferate, Children Become Unwary Victims And Targets

Kids have always suffered during war and crisis, but there's a sense the burden of instability is being increasingly borne by children.

July 30 3 Comments

California Drought: A Central Valley Farmer’s Experience

Last month was the hottest June on Earth since records began in 1880, making the West Coast drought even harder for farmers.

July 29 13 Comments

U.S. ‘Border Crisis’ In A Global Context

Bill Frelick of Human Rights Watch says what the U.S. is seeing is dwarfed by the massive flow of refugees into other countries, such as Italy.

July 29 4 Comments

Iraq War Vet Returns To A Broken Country

Roy Scranton says what he found in Baghdad "shows the evidence of the truth of what we'd actually done."