Margaret Warner

  • 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

  • June 21, 2013  

    At least a million Brazilian protesters flocked to the streets overnight. Margaret Warner talks with Matthew Cowley, Sao Paulo bureau chief for The Wall Street Journal, about how worries about an economic slowdown and Brazil’s upcoming hosting of major sports events have helped fuel the massive public protests. Continue reading

  • June 6, 2013  

    The Syrian civil war continues to spill over its neighboring border, with rocket attacks fired against a Hezbollah stronghold and at a town known as a haven for rebels. Ray Suarez talks to Margaret Warner, reporting from from Beirut, about the recapture of key Syrian town of Qusayr and sectarian tensions in Lebanon. Continue reading

  • June 5, 2013  

    In the past five weeks, three dozen people have been killed in Tripoli in the worst sectarian fighting Lebanon has seen in nearly a quarter-century. Margaret Warner reports from Tripoli on the deadly sectarian violence flaring between Sunni and Alawite fighters, and the influx of Syrian refugees into the city. Continue reading

  • June 3, 2013  

    Hezbollah troops, among the best trained and equipped in the Middle East, have been helping the Assad regime in the fight. Margaret Warner reports from Lebanon on the various sectarian and regional conflicts motivating Hezbollah’s participation in its neighbor’s conflict and the increasing attacks in Lebanon by Syrian rebels. Continue reading

  • May 31, 2013  

    Ray Suarez talks with Margaret Warner who reports from Beirut where she’s examining the spillover effects of the Syrian civil war. She recently spoke with Gen. Salim Idriss, leader of the Free Syrian Army, about the consequences of the West giving arms to Bashar al-Assad’s regime, and the potential game changer for the war. Continue reading

  • May 28, 2013    

    Now is your chance to ask the PBS NewsHour senior correspondents anything you want. Tweet your questions to @NewsHour. Forty years ago, Robert MacNeil and Jim Lehrer reported on the Watergate scandal. Their coverage laid the groundwork for what would … Continue reading

  • May 28, 2013  

    Could an aggressive foreign policy agenda be threatening U.S. interests at home and, in turn, eroding the nation’s standing in the world? Richard Haass, president of the Council on Foreign Relations, joins Margaret Warner to discuss his new book, "Foreign Policy Begins at Home: The Case for Putting America’s House in Order." Continue reading

  • April 24, 2013  

    American food aid is sent to places with dire need. And until now, the commodities have been bought from U.S. farmers and shipped overseas on U.S. vessels to be donated. Margaret Warner reports on a new budget proposal that would redirect nearly half the money to buy bulk food more locally to the countries that need it. Continue reading