Last week, Secretary of State John Kerry announced that the U.S. will provide nearly $500 million in humanitarian aid to Syria as part of its strategy for combating ISIS. We'll find out what's included in the aid package.
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.
The American Association of University Professors is calling for universities to reconsider their Confucius Institutes. We'll talk to a University of Chicago professor whose article criticizing the institutes has helped fuel the debate.
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.
Senior Obama administration officials told the Washington Post that they are beginning to see the conflicts in Syria and Iraq as unified. We'll talk to historian and security expert John Mearsheimer about how the conflicts are connected.
In the midst of civil war, Syrian President Bashar-al-Assad was reelected in an election widely condemned by Western governments. Dr Zaher Sahloul, president of the Syrian American Medical Society, tells us whether he thinks the election will impact the country's ongoing humanitarian crisis.