International News: G8 on Syria; Taliban Peace Talks

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

President Barack Obama talks with British Prime Minister David Cameron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel, before a meeting with African Outreach Leaders at the G8 Summit in Canada. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

The G8 summit was nominally about economic policy, but much of the talk centered on how the US and Russia will approach the Syrian conflict. Bloomberg Businessweek economics editor Peter Coy explains the G8 economic news, and  Justin Vogt senor editor for Foreign Affairs, discusses the latest international developments. Plus, the latest from Afghanistan, where the Taliban announced yesterday that they will engage in peace talks, but then launched an attack alter in the day.


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Comments [3]

Salvatore Principato from Manhattan

Brian "and they(the Taliban)wouldn't turn over Bin Laden"

not true

Jun. 19 2013 02:08 PM
Martin Chuzzlewit from Manhattan

"....and I wish he'd go away for good."

Ah, Robert, but first ... he has propose in Berlin to destroy our nuclear deterrence while everyone else modernizes (China, Russia), expands (Pakistan, North Korea) or newly builds (Iran) their nuclear arsenals.

Wasn't there a movie or book entitled "Some Call It Treason"?

Jun. 19 2013 10:25 AM
Robert from NYC

If this segment includes Obama at the Gate, let me just say, his rhetoric, which is all he performs lately, has become even more empty than i realized all his previous rhetorical jargon has been. He has worn me out and I wish he'd go away for good, but not for the reasons the republicans want him to go away, to be sure.

Jun. 19 2013 10:07 AM

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