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Shibley Telhami: "The World Through Arab Eyes"

The Arab uprisings in the Middle East have profoundly altered politics in the region. Using a decade’s worth of original polling data, a political scientist explains the driving forces behind the Arab Spring and the future of Arab politics.

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Olympia Snowe: "Fighting For Common Ground: How We Can Fix The Stalemate In Congress"

When Sen. Olympia Snowe, a Maine Republican, announced she would not seek re-election in 2012, she spoke of her frustration with political polarization. Now, in a new book, she lays out how lawmakers can find common ground.

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Friday News Roundup - International

President Barack Obama visits Mexico. The U.S. considers arming rebels in Syria. And the European Central Bank cuts its benchmark interest rate to a record low. A panel of journalists provides analysis of the week's top international news stories.

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Muslim Group Wants Attack On Cab Driver Treated As Hate Crime

Muslim civil rights group is asking Fairfax County to prosecute an attack on a cab driver as a hate crime.

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Update On The Escalating Crisis In Syria.

Conflict in Syria: Lebanon is hit by deadly rocket fire, the EU ends its ban on arms to rebels, and Senator John McCain makes a surprise visit. Please join us to discuss the escalating crisis.

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Friday News Roundup - International

The U.S. is pressing for a comprehensive United Nations investigation of chemical weapons use in Syria. Canada foils a terror plot to derail a passenger train. And the deadly collapse of a garment factory in Bangladesh. A panel of journalists provides analysis of the week's top international news stories.

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Mark Mazzetti: "The Way of the Knife"

The mission of the CIA and its role in national security has been a subject of debate from the earliest days of the clandestine agency. Reporter Mark Mazzetti gives us a look at some of the personalities shaping the agency as it faces questions about controversial tactics.

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Hunger Strike At Guantanamo Prison

More than half the prisoners at Guantanamo are on a hunger strike. Most of the inmates are still being held without charges. The unclear future of Guantanamo.

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Assessing The North Korean Threat

North Korea continues to warn of nuclear war and has advised foreigners to leave South Korea. A panel of experts joins Diane to assess the North Korean threat.

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