The U.S. and five Arab countries have begun a campaign of airstrikes against the Islamic State in Syria. We'll take a look at which countries have decided to join the U.S. with Gulf States scholar Joseph Kéchichian.
Insurgents in Iraq are pushing toward Baghdad and taking cities as they go. In response, President Obama is meeting with national security advisers to consider his options to stabilize the country, which may include talks with Iran.
George Lopez joins us to talk about a potential diplomatic path forward with Syria. We talk about women's issues in India. Plus, we get to know Nicole Brandon, founder and president of Project Y.E.S. (Youth Earth Savers).
The U.S. Congress takes up the resolution on Syria. A boat draws attention to the West Papuan independence movement. The U.S. Department of Defense agrees to sell attack helicopters to the Indonesian military.
The Carnegie Endowment’s Andrew Weiss analyzes the state of U.S-Russia relations. The international film festival season is off and running. We take a look at which festival matters most these days. Plus, this weekend's local events take us to Latin America and Europe.