A group of republicans sent a letter to the government of Iran explaining how Congress works. This comes amid tough negotiations on an Iranian nuclear deal. We also look back at a famous Swedish director making his just stateside and Chicago Danztheatre Ensemble on Global Activism.
Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu spoke to Congress in what was a very divisive event on Capitol Hill. As only the second foreign leader to speak to Congress three times, his speech focused on nuclear restrictions on Iran. We also discuss the Black Fever epidemic that is currently harming South Sudan.
The U.S. and Iran continue on a path towards a deal controlling Iran's nuclear program. However, sanctions by the United States are proving hard to swallow by Iranian officials and progress has stalled. We talk to Joe Cirincione about a possible deal. Also, Lynsey Addario joins us in studio to talk about her personal experiences as a photojournalist in some of the world's most dangerous hot zones.
The deadline for a nuclear deal with Iran has been extended for seven months. We'll take a look at what the extension could mean with Trita Parsi, president of the National Iranian American Council, and Joseph Cirincione, president of Ploughshares Fund.
Last night, President Obama addressed the nation to announce a new approach to countering ISIS. He said that, "America will lead a broad coalition to roll back this terrorist threat." We'll take a look at the strategy and whether it can work inside Syria.
American and Iraqi Yazidis are in Washington D.C. lobbying for more U.S. intervention in Northern Iraq, but President Obama has said he will not re-introduce American ground troops. We'll hear more in a BBC special report.
Voters in Hong Kong turned out in the hundreds of thousands to vote in an unofficial referendum demanding democracy, in response to a document from the Chinese government saying Hong Kong does not have full autonomy. We'll discuss the implications of the call for greeter freedom.