The CIA ends aid to Syrian rebels, the U.S. looks at sanctions against Venezuela and Iran, and the shooting of an Australian in Minnesota raises questions on two continents.
Turkey starts the new year as it ended the old one – in turmoil. Why the manslaughter conviction of an Israeli soldier has become a lightning rod for both the Israelis and the Palestinians. And the U.K.’s Brexit ambassador unexpectedly quits – with some choice words for his political masters in London. A panel of journalists joins Joshua Johnson for analysis of the week’s top international news stories.
- Paul Danahar Washington bureau chief of the BBC; author of "The New Middle East: The World After the Arab Spring"
- Nadia Bilbassy Washington bureau chief, Al Arabiya
- Christian Caryl Editor of DemocracyPost at The Washington Post; contributing editor, Foreign Policy; author of "Strange Rebels: 1979 and the Birth of the 21st Century"
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