The Secretary of Defense, Chuck Hagel, says the US military is ready for any option the president might decide to take against Syria. Anchor Marco Werman discusses the military and diplomatic situation with the BBC's Jonathan Marcus.
North Korea's attack against a South Korean island has turned attention to North Korea's ally, China. But just how much leverage does Washington have with Beijing? Host Lisa Mullins discusses the issue with BBC diplomatic correspondent Jonathan Marcus.
Anchor Marco Werman speaks with BBC security correspondent Jonathan Marcus about the ongoing nuclear talks with Iran. There's concern that Iran may be backing away from a proposed deal to ship its enriched uranium to other countries for processing.
This week in The Takeaway's Monday agenda with Marcus Mabry and Jonathan Marcus: Sonia Sotomayor, debates on health care, controversy over bank earnings, and Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner's international travel.
It's Monday morning and we've got all the news you'll need to keep an eye on in the week ahead. The Takeaway is joined by Marcus Mabry, International Business Editor for The New York Times, and Jonathan Marcus, diplomatic correspondent for the BBC.
For analysis of this week's news, including U.S. troops' pulling out of Iraq, Bernie Madoff's sentencing, and the Supreme Court's final session, The Takeaway talks to Marcus Mabry of The New York Times and Jonathan Marcus of the BBC.
For this week's agenda, The Takeaway's guides Marcus Mabry and Jonathan Marcus take a look at the Iranian protests, the latest news from Capitol Hill, the Supreme Court's expected ruling on the Voting Rights Act, and the trial of singer Chris Brown.
The BBC's Jonathan Marcus joins The Takeaway to talk about the fairness of Iran's presidential election. To explain how to analyze an election's honesty, we turn to Democracy International's Eric Bjornlund, who has monitored elections all over the world.
The Iran election results showed a landslide victory for President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and sparked Tehran's worst violence in ten years. Jonathan Marcus, BBC's Diplomatic Correspondent, joins The Takeaway from Tehran to explain the ongoing crisis.
The Takeaway is joined by Marcus Mabry, International Business Editor for The New York Times, and Jonathan Marcus, Diplomatic Correspondent for the BBC, to discuss the week's international news.