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Issues in the News

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Three prominent Washington journalists from print, wire services, and broadcast media meet to discuss the week's top stories in the world and nation.

Three prominent Washington journalists from print, wire services, and broadcast media meet to discuss the week's top stories in the world and nation.
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Washington, DC

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VOA

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Three prominent Washington journalists from print, wire services, and broadcast media meet to discuss the week's top stories in the world and nation.

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English


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Episodes

Possible End to Longtime Rule of Robert Mugabe - November 17, 2017

11/17/2017
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Prominent Washington correspondents discuss topics making headlines around the world - including President Trump’s visit to Asia and the possible end to the longtime rule of Zimbabwe leader Robert Mugabe, as well as other top issues in the news. Listen this Saturday and Sunday on the Voice of America!

Duration: 00:24:59


Mass Shooting Sparks Renewed Debate about U.S. Gun Laws - November 10, 2017

11/10/2017
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This week on Issues in the News, prominent Washington correspondents discuss topics making headlines around the world including the mass shooting in a small Texas town, and how that may spark renewed debate on gun laws. Join moderator David Rennie of The Economist, along with CBS Radio News Contributor Michael Williams and, for the first time on our program, Robert Moore, Washington Correspondent for ITV News. Listen this Saturday and Sunday on the Voice of America!

Duration: 00:24:59


Terrorist Attack in NY Could Prompt End to Diversity Visa Lottery - November 03, 2017

11/3/2017
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Prominent Washington correspondents discuss the week’s top headlines including the recent terrorist attack in New York City and its implications for future immigration to the United States. Join moderator Thomas DeFrank, Contributing editor for National Journal, along with panelists Dan Raviv, Israeli-based i24 News and Oren Dorell, Foreign Affairs Reporter for USA Today.

Duration: 00:24:59


Secretary of State Rex Tillerson Visits Pakistan and India - October 27, 2017

10/27/2017
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Prominent Washington correspondents discuss the week’s top headlines – including U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s recent trip to South Asia and a resumption of refugee admissions to the U.S., though with a stricter vetting process. Join moderator Michael Williams, CBS Radio News contributor, along with panelists Laura Meckler of the Wall Street Journal and Abderrahim Foukara of Al Jazeera Satellite TV this Saturday and Sunday on the Voice of America.

Duration: 00:24:59


U.S. Backed Forces Take Raqqa in Syria - October 20, 2017

10/20/2017
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Prominent Washington correspondents discuss topics making headlines around the world including the retaking of Raqqa from ISIS and President Trump’s upcoming trip to Asia. Join moderator David Rennie of The Economist, along with our panelists, Thomas DeFrank of the National Journal and Dan Raviv of i24 News. Listen this Saturday and Sunday on the Voice of America!

Duration: 00:24:59


Catalonia's Separatist Bid - October 13, 2017

10/13/2017
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This week on Issues in the News, discussions include the latest on the Catalan separatist referendum in Spain, the possibility of decertifying Iran’s nuclear program and the newly-released American couple held for five years by the Taliban. Join David Rennie of The Economist, along with Linda Feldman of The Christian Science Monitor and Richard Latendresse of the French Canadian broadcaster TVA this Saturday and Sunday on the Voice of America!

Duration: 00:24:59


Mass Shooting in Las Vegas - October 06, 2017

10/6/2017
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This week on Issues in the News, join moderator Tom DeFrank, Contributing Editor to the National Journal, Michael Williams, CBS Radio contributor and Jim Malone, VOA Senior National correspondent as they talk about the week’s news, including the mass shooting in Las Vegas, the politics of hurricane relief in Puerto Rico, and the possibility President Trump may decertify the Iran deal. Listen this Saturday and Sunday on the Voice of America!

Duration: 00:24:59


U.S. Late in Responding to Puerto RIco Hurricane? - September 29, 2017

9/29/2017
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Listen as prominent Washington correspondents discuss the latest issues in the news, including U.S. response to the hurricane disaster in Puerto Rico and separatist movements in Spain and Iraq. David Rennie, Washington Bureau Chief of The Economist and Laura Meckler, Staff Writer for the Wall Street Journal talk about the latest stories on Issues in the News on the Voice of America.

Duration: 00:24:59


Trump Talks to the United Nations - September 22, 2017

9/22/2017
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This week on Issues in the News - join moderator David Rennie of The Economist, along with our panelists, Philippe Gelie of Le Figaro and Michael Williams of CBS Radio News as they discuss the week's top stories including President Trump's speech to the U-N General Assembly and the devastating natural disasters that hit the Western Hemisphere in the past few weeks.

Duration: 00:24:59


Sanctions Against North Korea - September 15, 2017

9/15/2017
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This week on Issues in the News - the United Nations’ sanctions on North Korea and Russia's war games in Belarus. Moderator Paul Brandus of West Wing Reports, along with panelists, Linda Feldman of the Christian Science Monitor and Tom DeFrank of the National Journal talk about these and other top stories on Issues in the News.

Duration: 00:24:59


North Korea Missile Testing - Violence in Myanmar - September 08, 2017

9/8/2017
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This week on Issues in the News, prominent Washington correspondents discuss topics making headlines around the world, including North Korea’s continued missile testing, and the plight of tens of thousands of Rohingya refugees displaced by violence in Myanmar. Join moderator David Rennie of The Economist, along with our panelists, Paul Brandus of West Wing Reports and Israeli-based i24News correspondent Dan Raviv.

Duration: 00:24:59


The Politics of Hurricane Harvey - September 01, 2017

9/1/2017
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Prominent Washington correspondents discuss the political impact of Hurricane Harvey, which devestated southeast Texas, and North Korea's recent launch of a midrange ballistic missile that flew over Japan before falling into the Pacific Ocean. Join moderator David Rennie of the Economist, along with panelists Tracy Wilkinson of the Los Angeles Times and Linda Feldmann of the Christian Science Monitor for a lively discussion on Issues in the News.

Duration: 00:24:59


Military Policy Shift in Afghanistan - August 25, 2017

8/25/2017
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Prominent Washington correspondents discuss the administration’s decision to change military policy in Afghanistan and the possibility of a government shutdown over a proposed border wall between Mexico and the United States. Join moderator David Rennie of the Economist, and panelists Michael Williams of CBS Radio and Tom DeFrank of the National Journal for a lively discussion on Issues in the News.

Duration: 00:24:59


Violent Protests in Charlottesville and Terrorism in Barcelona - August 18, 2017

8/18/2017
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Prominent Washington correspondents discuss topics making headlines around the world, including the terrorist attacks in Barcelona and the aftermath of violent protests in Charlottesville Virginia by white nationalists. Join moderator Barbara Slavin of the Atlantic Council, Tom DeFrank of The National Journal and VOA's National Correspondent Jim Malone this Saturday and Sunday on Issues in the News.

Duration: 00:24:59


U.S. Rebukes North Korean Threats - August 11, 2017

8/11/2017
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Prominent Washington correspondents discuss the back and forth rhetoric between North Korea and the United States, and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s visit to Southeast Asia along with other top stories this week. Join moderator David Rennie of the Economists, and panelists Michael Williams of CBS Radio and Tracy Wilkinson of the L.A. Times for a lively discussion on Issues in the News. Listen this Saturday and Sunday on the Voice of America!

Duration: 00:24:59


Merit Based Immigration Bill in Senate - August 04, 2017

8/4/2017
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Prominent Washington correspondents discuss a proposed Senate bill that would limit the number of new legal immigrants to the U.S., along with other top stories this week. Join moderator Barbara Slavin, and panelists Tom DeFrank and Michael Williams for a lively discussion on Issues in the News!

Duration: 00:24:59


More Political Turmoil in Venezuela - Issues in the News - July 28, 2017

7/28/2017
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Washington Correspondents, David Rennie of The Economist, Laura Meckler of the Wall Street Journal, and Linda Feldmann of the Christian Science Monitor discuss political turmoil in Venezuela, President Trump's admonishment of Attorney General Jeff Sessions, and the ban on transgender personnel serving in the U.S. military.

Duration: 00:24:59


Iran Recertification and Sanctions - July 21, 2017

7/21/2017
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Moderator Barbara Slavin, along with panelists Dan Raviv of i24 News and Paul Brandus of West Wing Reports, discuss the week's top news stories including the recertification of Iran's nuclear deal with the United States.

Duration: 00:24:59


Donald J. Trump, Jr. Controversy - July 14, 2017

7/14/2017
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Moderator Tom DeFrank of the National Journal, along with panelists Michael Williams, CBS Radio contributor and Oren Dorell, foreign affairs reporter for USA Today, talk about the week’s top stories, including the latest controversy over the son of President Trump meeting with a Russian attorney last year. Listen for it this Saturday and Sunday on the Voice of America!

Duration: 00:24:59


Issues in the News - July 07, 2017

7/7/2017
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Prominent Washington correspondents discuss topics making headlines around the world.

Duration: 00:24:59

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