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Syria Intervention Politics: A View From The UK

In the aftermath of a suspected chemical weapons attack in Syria, President Barack Obama appears to be weighing the options for a U.S. response. For two years, the White House and Congress have signaled a deep ambivalence about intervening in the conflict, while leaders in Britain and France have favored a more aggressive diplomatic and military posture.

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Debate Over A Possible US-Led Attack On Syria

The Obama administration and its allies prepare for a possible military strike on Syria. Debate over justification, objectives and the risks of unintended consequences.

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Opposition Forces In Syria

The Obama administration may ask the Pentagon to provide support for moderate rebel groups in Syria. Guest host Susan Page and her guests examine the struggle for power among opposition forces in Syria’s civil war.

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Growing Pressure On The U.S. To Respond To Events In Syria

President Barack Obama says the time frame for action in Syria is growing short. Guest host Frank Sesno and a panel of experts discuss allegations of a large scale chemical weapons attack and growing pressure on the U.S. to respond.

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Egypt: An Islamist Movement In Crisis

We dissect the complex crisis enveloping the world's most influential Islamist movement, and find out what options its leaders may pursue in coming days.

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The Bradley Manning Sentencing

Bradley Manning, convicted of the largest leak of classified documents in U.S. history, was sentenced Wednesday to 35 years in prison. Kojo examines the judge's ruling and how it will affect the debate over government secrecy and leaking.

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President Obama’s Leadership Challenges At Home And Abroad

Guest host Frank Sesno and panelists discuss U.S. efforts to reach an agreement with Russia on chemical weapons in Syria and the looming budget crisis. An update on President Barack Obama's leadership challenges at home and abroad.

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Sentencing Phase Ends In Trial Of Bradley Manning

Judge Denise Lind has begun deliberating on a sentence for Army Pfc. Bradley Manning on Tuesday, after a final day of arguments where prosecutors asked for 60 years for his crimes.

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Friday News Roundup - International

Suspicions of a large-scale chemical attack in Syria. A court orders former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak transferred to house arrest. And the trial of a former communist party heavyweight in China. A panel of journalists review the week's top international news stories.

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Friday News Roundup - International

The Muslim Brotherhood pledges to bring down military rule as Egypt's death toll climbs. Israeli-Palestinian peace talks resume in Jerusalem. And Secretary of State John Kerry faces questions about NSA spying on his visit to South America.

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