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WAMU 88.5

Congress, The White House And The Future Of The Iran Nuclear Agreement

President Barack Obama secures the Democratic votes needed to prevent Congress from blocking the Iran nuclear agreement. We discuss what Democratic support of the deal in the Senate means for President Obama, the Republican-led House and the future of U.S. relations with Iran.

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Europe's Ongoing Migrant And Refugee Crisis And The Future Of Open Borders

The Austria-Hungary border has become the latest pressure point in Europe's ongoing migrant crisis. We get an update on the huge influx of migrants and refugees from the Middle East and Africa and the future of open borders within the E.U.

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"Paper Love"-- Searching for the Girl Left Behind in WWII Europe (Rebroadcast)

Journalist and author Sarah Wildman searches archives, history books and European capitals for her grandfather's "true love" -- a young doctor he left behind when he fled Nazi-occupied Vienna in 1938.

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Gun Violence In America

There are more gun-related deaths in America than in any other industrialized nation. We discuss what makes the U.S. different and why some hold out hope that change is possible.

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Friday News Roundup - International

China's market turmoil reverberates worldwide. More than 100 people die this week in Europe's ongoing migrant crisis. And the new U.S. envoy for Syria pushes for a political solution to the civil war. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

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The Islamic State’s Destruction of Antiquities And How it Fits With A Broader Strategy For Power

Islamic State militants have blown up the ancient temple of Baalshamin in Palmyra and beheaded a renowned antiquities scholar. We look at recent atrocities by ISIS and the terror group’s broader strategy for power.

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Friday News Roundup - International

Greece’s prime minister announces his resignation and asks the main opposition party to form a new government. Islamic State militants claim responsibility for a bombing in Cairo. And the International Atomic Energy Agency rejects a report that claims Iran will inspect one of its own military sites. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

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The Iranian Judicial System And The Fate Of Washington Post Reporter Jason Rezaian

The espionage trial of Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian has ended in Tehran. He could face years in prison. We look for a better understanding of the Iranian judicial system and what the verdict could mean for Rezaian and U.S.-Iranian relations.

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Europe's Growing Migrant And Refugee Crisis

More than 200,000 migrants and refugees have reached Europe this year. Many are fleeing conflict in the Middle East and North Africa. Diane and her guests discuss the latest on the cross-border crisis and proposals to address it.

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Friday News Roundup - International

President Barack Obama takes on critics of the Iran nuclear deal. More airplane debris is found near Madagascar possibly connected to the missing Malaysian flight. And the world marks the 70th anniversary of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings. A panel of journalists joins guest host Laura Knoy for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

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