Margaret Warner

  • Margaret Warner in Simeropol, Crimea on referendum day, March 16, 2014,
    March 16, 2014  

    Defying international protests that called the process illegitimate, Crimea today went ahead with a referendum and voted overwhelmingly to join Russia. What was it like at the polls today? Hari Sreenivasan speaks with NewsHour’s chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner about today’s vote and what that could mean for Crimea in the coming days. Continue reading

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    February 24, 2014   BY  

    From the earliest days of Egypt’s uprising in 2011, director Jehane Noujaim, producer Karim Amer and their team shouldered cameras on the streets of Cairo as a revolution unfolded. The famous “18 days” — centered on central Cairo’s Tahrir Square — led to the downfall of a dictator, Hosni Mubarak. But those days were just the beginning. The ensuing 2-and-a-half years, chronicled in their film “The Square” were — and are — much more complicated. Noujaim and Amer sat down last week with PBS NewsHour chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner in Washington to discuss the film, the hopes of the people in it, and their wishes for the ancient land they know so well. Continue reading

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    January 24, 2014  

    The U.N. lead envoy on Syria was able to press the reset button Friday for talks aimed at ending the country’s civil war. Despite strong disagreement over conditions of the talks, the two sides have agreed to meet Saturday. Chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner briefs Hari Sreenivasan from Geneva. Continue reading

  • January 20, 2014  

    The Wall Street Journal reports the U.S. expects the UN to revoke their invitation to Iran to attend the Syria peace talks in Geneva. Continue reading

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    .@MargaretWarner Just asked @HassanRouhani why he claimed in his book that he was able to buy time for nuke program while negotiating… — P.J. Tobia (@PJTobia) September 27, 2013 To which he replied: We’ve always been transparent. We want to … Continue reading

  • July 5, 2013  

    In Egypt’s streets, with crowds of protesters in the hundreds of thousands, violent confrontations broke out between supporters and detractors of ousted President Mohammed Morsi. Margaret Warner has an update on conflict over the military’s involvement in Egyptian politics. Continue reading

  • July 5, 2013  

    Anti-Morsi supporters were back in Tahrir Square for a third day, while Morsi supporters called for a day of "rejection" against the military’s ouster. Margaret Warner talks to Nancy Youssef of McClatchy Newspapers in Cairo and Egyptian Ambassador to the U.S. Mohamed Tawfik for more on the impacts of Egypt’s political change. Continue reading

  • June 28, 2013  

    President Barack Obama landed in Johannesburg on the second stop of his week-long tour of Africa. Meanwhile, former South African President Nelson Mandela remains hospitalized. Margaret Warner reports on the state of affairs in South Africa as the American president begins his visit. Continue reading

  • June 27, 2013  

    As the president visits Senegal, Todd Moss of the Center for Global Development and Sarah Pray of the Open Society Foundation join Margaret Warner to grade the Obama administration’s track record on Africa, and explore how that continent has fit into American foreign policy. Continue reading

  • June 26, 2013  

    Amid growing turmoil and just days ahead of planned mass protests, Egypt’s President Mohammed Morsi called on his opponents to help end the country’s political polarization. For an update from Cairo on the violent clashes and reaction to Morsi, Margaret Warner talks with Nancy Youssef of McClatchy Newspapers. Continue reading