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U.S. considers Russian intentions, involvement in Syria

September 21, 2015
The conflict in Syria has become ever more complicated as factions have splintered. As Russia steps up its military support of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, Moscow is calling for greater coordination with the U.S. against the common threat of the Islamic State. Gwen Ifill speaks to chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner.
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Europe was ‘ill-prepared’ for refugee deluge, says German ambassador to the U.S.

September 15, 2015
German Chancellor Angela Merkel called for an emergency summit to deal with the refugee crisis, a day after Europeans ministers failed to reach a deal on resettlement quotas. German Ambassador to the U.S. Peter Wittig joins Gwen Ifill to discuss how his country and the continent are grappling with the crisis.
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Above the campaign noise, candidates talk issues

September 14, 2015
Sen. Bernie Sanders brought his message on inequality to students at Liberty University, while Carly Fiorina turned comments by Donald Trump into a campaign ad about women’s empowerment. Susan Page of USA Today and Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report join Gwen Ifill for an update on the 2016 presidential race, plus what to watch for in the upcoming Republican debate.
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What we’ve learned about racial inequity in Ferguson

September 14, 2015
A new report by the Ferguson Commission, appointed to respond to racial inequity, calls for 200 changes to policing, education, housing, health care access and more across St. Louis and Missouri. Gwen Ifill discusses the reform recommendations with Rev. Starsky Wilson of the Ferguson Commission and Maria Chappelle-Nadal, a Missouri state senator.
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What does Moscow get from offering Assad military support?

September 10, 2015
What do we know about Russia’s military involvement in Syria? Gwen Ifill speaks to Pavel Baev of the Peace Research Institute Oslo and Steven Simon of Dartmouth College.
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Will EU proposal relieve pressure on those bearing the brunt of the migrant crisis?

September 9, 2015
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker announced new plans to require member states to absorb a share of 160,000 asylum seekers flocking to Italy, Greece and Hungary. European Union Ambassador David O'Sullivan joins Gwen Ifill to discuss the announced proposal.
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What Andrew Jackson has in common with Donald Trump

September 8, 2015
Of the nearly two dozen major candidates running for president, the ones getting the most attention are the political outsiders. Is this a rare situation, or have American voters seen this before? Gwen Ifill talks to presidential historians Michael Beschloss and Richard Norton Smith and Lara Brown of George Washington University.
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Tom Brady’s court win takes the air out of the NFL’s punishment

September 3, 2015
A federal judge overturned the NFL’s four-game suspension of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady’s over what’s become known as “Deflategate.” What does the ruling mean for the league and commissioner Roger Goodell? Gwen Ifill speaks to Dan Shaughnessy of The Boston Globe and Kevin Blackistone of ESPN.
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Europe grapples with how to help refugees fleeing conflict

September 2, 2015
The steady flow of desperate migrants and asylum seekers has sparked humanitarian and economic tensions in Europe. Gwen Ifill talks to Nancy Lindborg of the United States Institute of Peace and Astrid Ziebarth of the German Marshall Fund for a closer look at the crisis, including how different European governments are responding and whether the U.S. could take more refugees.