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Wednesday, August 12, 2015 | 10:00 AM

Turkey joins the fight against ISIS, the Islamic State. We’ll look at the politics and strategic implications for the US and the region.

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Monday, August 3, 2015 | 10:00 AM

The migrant crush at the Chunnel, linking France and England, puts a spotlight on Europe’s migration crisis. We’ll go there.

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Thursday, July 2, 2015 | 10:00 AM

A big, provocative look at the sophisticated online efforts of ISIS to recruit and lure Westerners to their cause.

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Monday, June 15, 2015 | 10:00 AM

The new US military push in Iraq against ISIS. More advisers. More arms. Is it enough? Too much? Is it mission creep?

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Friday, June 12, 2015 | 10:00 AM

The New York prison break. More US boots on the ground for Iraq. Police and a Texas pool party. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

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Thursday, May 28, 2015 | 11:00 AM

Sentenced to death in Egypt for espionage, respected academic Emad Shahin joins us with a big take on Egypt, ISIS and America’s response.

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Wednesday, May 20, 2015 | 10:00 AM
Iraqi security forces guard displaced Iraqis from Ramadi as they cross the Bzebiz bridge after spending the night walking towards Baghdad. (Hadi Mizban/AP)

The ISIS flag now flies over Ramadi. US and Iraqi forces are mobilizing to take it back. But can they? And what if they can’t?

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Friday, May 15, 2015 | 10:00 AM

The deadly train derailment. Democrats tangle over trade. Jeb Bush’s Iraq War fumble. A Gulf State summit. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

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Tuesday, May 5, 2015 | 10:00 AM

Fresh upheaval in Iraq. Millions now displaced. Warnings of crisis and worse to come.

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Monday, April 27, 2015 | 10:00 AM
Flowers and ribbons adorn a tree outside the Weinstein family house in Rockville, Md. last week. Earlier, President Barack Obama ook full responsibility for the counterterror missions and offered his "grief and condolences" to the families of the hostages, Warren Weinstein of Rockville, Maryland, and Giovanni Lo Porto who were inadvertently killed by CIA drone strikes early this year. (Jose Luis Magana/AP)

American drone policy and consequences. We’ll look at secret strikes and the evolution of drone war.

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