Saudi-Iran crisis, India-Pakistan talks, Ukraine-Russia stall and Sierra Leone imprisons Alie Kabba
We’ll further examine the diplomatic crisis between Iran and Saudi Arabia with Ahmad Sadri of Lake Forest College.
Also, India withstood militant attacks at a military base in Pakistan and a consulate in Afghanistan. Sumit Ganguly of Indiana University-Bloomington will tell us how it may impact relations between the countries.
And Ukraine says it will ask the United Nations (UN) for a peacekeeping mission in the country’s war-torn East. Russia and Ukraine have also began a trade. We’ll ask Anders Aslund from the Atlantic Council if there can be compromise.
PHOTO: Pro-Saudi Pakistani supporters of a religious group burn an effigy of American leadership during an anti-Iran rally in Peshawar, Pakistan, Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2016. Diplomatic tensions between Saudi Arabia and Iran, which began with the kingdom’s execution of Shiite Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr, and later saw attacks on Saudi diplomatic posts in the Islamic Republic, have seen countries around the world respond. Some nations have followed the Saudis’ lead in severing or downgrading ties with Iran, while others have offered words of caution. (AP Photo/Mohammad Sajjad)