Margaret Warner

  • 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

  • April 12, 2013  

    Simmering tensions between the Koreas raises concerns of what will come next. Margaret Warner talks with Patrick Cronin of Center for a New American Security and retired Marine Lt. Gen. Chip Gregson Jr., a former assistant secretary of defense, about past conflicts with North Korea and how the U.S. might respond in the future. Continue reading

  • March 25, 2013  

    Although Cyprus has agreed to the terms of a bailout from eurozone partners, concerns loom that a wave of bankruptcies could rock the country. Margaret Warner talks to The New York Times’ Liz Alderman from Nicosia for more on the bailout, the makeup of the Cypriot economy and how citizens have been coping. Continue reading

  • March 22, 2013  

    President Obama traveled to Amman, Jordan, the first Arab country he has visited since the Arab Spring uprising two years ago. In a joint press conference with King Abdullah, Mr. Obama pledged to help Jordan with the growing Syrian refugee crisis. Judy Woodruff talks to Margaret Warner, reporting from Amman. Continue reading