Journalist Lawrence Wright told the story of al-Qaeda's rise and the planning of 9/11. Now, he's worried that Washington's reaction to terrorism is robbing a generation of basic freedoms.
A very famous girl was passed over for the peace prize. Instead, the Nobel committee chose a very obscure UN group tasked with eliminating chemical weapons across the globe.
How does one go about negotiating a complex and difficult topic such as the Iranian nuclear program? Anchor Marco Werman speaks with William Ury, co-founder of the Harvard Negotiation Project and co-author of "Getting to Yes."
Anchor Aaron Schachter speaks with Carnegie Endowment's Karim Sadjadpour about what seems to be a promising moment in Iran as well as in its relations with the West.
Anchor Aaron Schachter speaks with Joshua Landis, director of the Center for Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Oklahoma, about what's happening in the Syrian civil war right now.
Former UK Ambassador to the United Nations, Jeremy Greenstock tells Anchor Aaron Schachter that the shadow of Iraq 2003 hangs over the tricky diplomatic proceedings.
A new United Nations report says there is solid proof that chemical weapons were used in an attack last month outside of the Syrian capital, Damascus. UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon stopped short of assigning blame. But he said, "this is a war crime."
Lawmakers in Washington have responded negatively to Russian President Vladimir Putin's op-ed in the New York Times about the Syria crisis. But as for Russian citizens? Well, that's a different story.
Getting rid of Syria's chemical weapons stockpiles, dispersed among several dozen sites, as a brutal civil war rages on, would be a huge task. But it is not unfeasible.
Anchor Marco Werman checks in with Iraq War veteran Marc Fisher for his thoughts about Obama's speech on Syria last night. Fisher thinks the US found a solution to the problem, no matter if it was on purpose or by luck.
Marco Werman speaks with Svetlana Savranskaya of the National Security Archive at George Washington University about how the West should look beyond Putin's KGB background and treat his proposal seriously.