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Analysis: Van Hollen, Connelly Lead Task To Develop House Resolution On Syria

David Hawkings talks about what military action in Syria could mean for the looming threat of a government shutdown.

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Friday News Roundup - International

Debate over Syria dominates the G-20 summit in Russia. Egypt’s interior minister survives a car bombing. And Brazil and Mexico demand an explanation of alleged U.S. spying. A panel of journalists joins guest host Susan Page for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

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Witness Says Victim Of Alleged Sexual Assault By Navy Midshipmen Was Drunk

A witness in the hearing of three former U.S. Naval Academy midshipmen accused sexual assault says the victim appeared drunk on the night of the alleged assault.

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USNA Sexual Assault Hearing Concludes

Questioning has concluded in a military hearing that will determine whether three male U.S. Naval Academy students will face a court-martial for the alleged sexual assault of a female classmate.

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Friday News Roundup - International

A panel of journalists joins guest host Steve Roberts for our Friday News Roundup of the week's top international stories, including: Syrian President Bashar Assad's reaction to the threat of Western action, rising militancy in Egypt's Sinai and U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel's meeting with Asian leaders over South China Sea tensions.

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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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