Even though the euro zone is officially out of the recession, concerns over debt are growing. The tip of the iceberg is Greece, whose credit rating was recently downgraded after its deficit ballooned to four times the E.U. limit. Daljit Dhaliwal interviews Rana Foroohar about Europe's financial woes.
China and the U.S. are involved in a showdown at the international climate change conference in Copenhagen. At the heart of the dispute, the U.S. wants China to cut its greenhouse gas emissions more than China has proposed. Orville Schell, the director of the Center on US-China Relations at the Asia Society joins Daljit Dhaliwal to discuss the issue.
Watch the full show from Monday, December 14: After mosque arson, Israeli chief rabbi visits Palestinian village; Egypt may be flooding Gaza's smuggling tunnels; in Argentina, a trial begins for the military man known as Angel of Death; and, some say hate politics has gone too far in the attack on Italy's prime minister.
The court system in Argentina continues to prosecute those thought responsible for the death of tens of thousands during the military dictatorship. Daljit Dhaliwal discusses the lingering aftermath of the trauma with Jose Moya, a professor of history at Barnard College. And Teresa Bo of Al Jazeera English reports from Argentina.
With U.S. help, Egypt is erecting a massive iron wall to prevent smugglers from entering Gaza. The tunnel network is used to import civilian goods and military weaponry. The decision to step up anti-smuggling efforts came after Operation Cast Lead. For more on recent events in the Palestinian territories, Daljit Dhaliwal interviews Ghassan Shabaneh.
Gideon Rose of Foreign Affairs magazine and Carla Robbins of The New York Times editorial board join Edie Magnus to discuss: continuing security problems in Iraq, President Barack Obama's acceptance of the Nobel Peace Prize and the prospects of a climate agreement in Copenhagen.
For much of this week, the mysterious story of five young Muslim Americans has been unfolding in Pakistan and in the U.S. The suspects, who lived in the Washington, D.C. area and allegedly wanted to fight against America in Afghanistan, were detained by Pakistani authorities. To learn more, Edie Magnus interviews Irshad Manji, author of "The Trouble with Islam Today."
Watch the full show from Thursday, December 10: President Obama accepts the Nobel Peace Prize; human rights groups criticize how police in Brazil are tackling crime; Chile's privatized social security reveals risks and rewards; and, Egypt battles to bring the Rosetta Stone back home.