Leaving Syria is ‘knife in the back’ for Kurdish forces, Panetta says

For a deeper look at what this all means, we turn to Leon Panetta.He served as the director of the CIA and then secretary of defense during the Obama administration.And Steve Simon, he served as senior director for Middle Eastern and North African affairson the National Security Council staff during the Obama administration.He’s now professor of international relations at Colby…

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PBS NewsHour full episode September 26, 2019

Captioning sponsored byNEWSHOUR PRODUCTIONS, LLC>>Woodruff: GOOD EVENING.I’M JUDY WOODRUFF.ON THE NEWSHOUR TONIGHT:IN THE HOT SEAT.THE U.S. INTELLIGENCE CHIEFFACES QUESTIONS OVER THEWHISTLEBLOWER COMPLAINT CENTRALTO THE IMPEACHMENT INQUIRY, ANDWHY IT TOOK SO LONG TO GET TOCONGRESS.THEN, POWER AND PROSPERITY.INSIDE THE MIND OF THE MANRESHAPING MODERN CHINA.PRESIDENT XI JINPING, AND HISPURSUIT OF CHINESE DOMINANCE ONTHE WORLD STAGE.>>(translated): IN CHINESEMODERN HISTORY, CHINA HAS BEENBULLIED…

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PBS NewsHour full episode October 10, 2019

JUDY WOODRUFF: Good evening.I’m Judy Woodruff.On the “NewsHour” tonight: all the president’s lawyer’s men.Two associates of Rudy Giuliani are arrested on campaign finance charges, as the U.S. Housesubpoenas them in the impeachment inquiry.Then: crossing the line.Kurdish civilians try to flee for safety, as the Turkish invasion into Northern Syriaescalates.And:ACTOR: Sally, you have never seen a street like Sesame Street.Everything happens…

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Democrats warn White House that time is up to produce documents

JUDY WOODRUFF: Top House Democrats in the House of Representatives are pressing theirimpeachment probe tonight, and warning against obstruction.President Trump is blasting the investigators and the whistle-blower as traitors and spies.White House correspondent Yamiche Alcindor begins our coverage of this day’s events.YAMICHE ALCINDOR: Today, a warning from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and a top lieutenantleading the impeachment inquiry.REP.NANCY PELOSI (D-CA):…

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‘Sense of urgency’ on whistleblower complaint will drive subpoenas, says Schiff

JUDY WOODRUFF: Earlier today, I spoke with Congressman Adam Schiff, chairman of the HouseIntelligence Committee, which held this morning’s hearing.I began by asking if today’s testimony gives him a better understanding of how the Trumpadministration handled the whistle-blower’s complaint against the president.REP.ADAM SCHIFF: Well, it did.And it raised profound concerns that a process that was meant to allow a whistle-blower…

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Trump is suggesting foreign leaders investigate the Bidens. Is that illegal?

JUDY WOODRUFF: Returning now to our main story, the president urging another foreign power,China, to start an investigation into a potential political rival.What are the implications of this, as a matter of law and national security?Michael Mukasey was the U.S. attorney general under former President George W. Bush.And Carrie Cordero served in both Republican and Democratic administrations in nationalsecurity roles…

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Why the House is moving so quickly on Trump impeachment inquiry

JUDY WOODRUFF: Congress is headed home for a break tonight, leaving a White House besiegedby impeachment revelations.The disclosures and President Trump’s denials kept coming today, and the top Democrat inCongress kept up the pressure.White House correspondent Yamiche Alcindor begins our coverage.YAMICHE ALCINDOR: A historic week and, at the end of it, both sides sounding off.House Speaker Nancy Pelosi summed up…

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Former DOJ official calls Trump’s Ukraine phone call ‘fundamentally wrong’

JUDY WOODRUFF: And now to some of the ongoing questions of national security and law thatare raised by the whistle-blower complaint and the Trump administration’s handling ofit.John Carlin served as the top national security official in the U.S. Justice Department from2013 to 2016.He also served as chief of staff to Robert Mueller when he was director of the FBI.John Carlin,…

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