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  • April 18, 2017  

    In our news wrap Tuesday, French police say they’ve broken up an “imminent attack” aimed at the country’s presidential election. Two suspects who are accused of being Islamic extremists were arrested in Marseille. Also, Turkey’s main opposition party is formally asking to anul Sunday’s referendum that greatly expanded President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s powers. Continue reading

  • April 18, 2017  

    Sen. Ben Cardin, D-Md., the ranking member of the Foreign Relations Committee, joins Judy Woodruff to discuss the outcome of the controversial referendum in Turkey granting its president expanded powers and concerns about voter fraud, hotter rhetoric from the Trump administration on North Korea’s nuclear weapons program and how to stop Russian meddling in other elections. Continue reading

  • North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un observes a target-striking contest by the Korean People's Army (KPA) in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on April 13, 2017. KCNA via Reuters
    April 14, 2017  

    In our news wrap Friday, the vice foreign minister of North Korea charged the Trump administration is “more vicious and more aggressive” than his predecessor, and threatened to go to war if the U.S. chooses “the most aggressive and dangerous option.” Also, Russia, Syria and Iran say they’ve sent a strong message to the U.S. to not attack Syria again. Continue reading

  • April 13, 2017  

    In our news wrap Thursday, the U.S. military blasted Islamic State fighters with the biggest non-nuclear bomb in the American arsenal. Also, Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad continued to deny any role in a deadly poison gas attack. Meanwhile, the Pentagon acknowledged another coalition strike in Syria mistakenly killed 18 rebels battling ISIS. Continue reading

  • April 13, 2017  

    What began as a Trump presidency emphasizing retrenchment on the home front has been quickly refocused on the U.S. role abroad. The U.S. response to Syria’s use of chemical weapons have raised fresh questions about President Trump’s foreign policy. Judy Woodruff talks to former Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns and Adm. James Stavridis, former NATO Supreme Allied Commander. Continue reading

  • April 13, 2017  

    President Trump has made a series of reversals in recent days. Despite a tough posture during his campaign, he now says he won’t label China as a currency manipulator. And on tax reform, Fed chair Janet Yellen and the Export-Import Bank, the president has made stark departures from past remarks. Hari Sreenivasan talks to Carol Lee of The Wall Street Journal and Robert Costa of The Washington Post. Continue reading

  • File photo of Paul Manafort by Carlo Allegri/Reuters
    April 13, 2017   BY  

    One of the people Trump hired for the White House was working as a foreign agent while advising him during the election. His campaign chairman caught the Justice Department’s attention for similarly surreptitious work. And a third campaign adviser was reportedly surveilled by the FBI as part of an investigation into whether or not he was a Russian spy. Continue reading

  • U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson speaks during a news conference with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov following their talks in Moscow, Russia, April 12, 2017. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin - RTX35AIG
    April 12, 2017  

    Discord was on display at Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s Moscow meetings with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov. The most immediate trigger for tensions was a deadly sarin gas attack in Syria, and the U.S. attack on a Syrian air base. Lavrov gave no ground on issues of Syria, Ukraine or Russian meddling in the U.S. election. Chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner reports. Continue reading

  • April 12, 2017  

    In our news wrap Wednesday, China’s President Xi Jinping told President Trump he’s willing to collaborate in order to peacefully stop North Korea’s nuclear program. Also, The Washington Post reported that a special court on intelligence matters granted the FBI a court order to monitor former Trump aide Carter Page after it found there was reason to believe he was acting as a Russian agent. Continue reading

  • April 12, 2017  

    President Trump held a joint White House news conference with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on Wednesday, where the president suggested the U.S.-Russia relationship might be at an all-time low. Stoltenberg joins Judy Woodruff to discuss how NATO is responding to a “more assertive” Russia, plus past comments from Mr. Trump about NATO and the global fight against terrorism. Continue reading