Support Intelligent, In-Depth, Trustworthy Journalism.
By Christopher Booker, Laura Fong
President Trump's talk of using military force on people protesting police brutality against black Americans has generated a backlash among a number of former senior military officers. Nick Schifrin gets perspective from retired Army Gen. Carter Ham on why these…
New violence erupted Thursday in Cairo after a soccer riot killed scores of fans in Port Said. Ray Suarez and Matt Bradley of The Wall Street Journal explore how the distrust and anger among the country's police, soccer hooligans, political…
After a riot at a soccer match killed at least 74 people Wednesday in Port Said, Egypt, new violence erupted Thursday in Cairo with protesters demanding that the country's generals give up power. Jonathan Rugman of Independent Television News reports.
Thursday was the first day of the post-Joe Paterno era at Penn State, after a whirlwind of events that stemmed from sexual abuse charges against a former football coach. Jeffrey Brown discusses the continuing fallout.
More than 500 rioters and looters have been arrested in four nights of unrest that has spread from London to other cities across Britain. Gwen Ifill discusses what's behind the violence with The Observer's Ned Temko in London.
In other news, Chinese troops moved into the Xinjiang Province to stop the ethnic rioting that has left 156 dead since Sunday, and North Korean leader Kim Jong Il has appeared in public for the first time since last April.
Protests continued in Western China Tuesday following deadly clashes on Sunday between the region's Muslim Uighurs and Han Chinese. Analysts examine the roots of the unrest with Judy Woodruff.
The Chinese government imposed a curfew, and deployed paramilitary forces on Tuesday in response to ongoing ethnic violence between Muslim Uighurs and Han Chinese. ITN correspondent Ian Williams reports.
In other news, seven U.S. troops were killed in deadly attacks across Afghanistan, and 165 people have been killed during riots in China.
Support Provided By:
Subscribe to Here’s the Deal, our politics newsletter for analysis you won’t find anywhere else.
Thank you. Please check your inbox to confirm.