PBS NewsHour full episode October 23, 2019

PBS NewsHour full episode October 23, 2019

JUDY WOODRUFF: Good evening.I’m Judy Woodruff.On the “NewsHour” tonight: mounting evidence.A clearer picture emerges of President Trump withholding military aid to Ukraine for politicalfavors.Then: the social network under fire.Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg faces lawmakers’ ire over his defense of false political advertising.Plus: drawing a parallel.Actor and activist George Takei on his new graphic memoir about […]

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Susan Rice says U.S. has ‘sold out the Kurds’ with Syria move

Susan Rice says U.S. has ‘sold out the Kurds’ with Syria move

JUDY WOODRUFF: Susan Rice is best known for serving in high-profile roles in the Obamaadministration, first as the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, and then as the president’snational security adviser.But her new book, “Tough Love: My Story of the Things Worth Fighting For,” reveals herpersonal side, a working mom raising young kids and caring […]

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News Wrap: Turkey unleashes military offensive against Kurdish forces in Syria

News Wrap: Turkey unleashes military offensive against Kurdish forces in Syria

JUDY WOODRUFF: Turkey unleashed its military offensive in Northeastern Syria today by airand on the ground.Turkish forces have now crossed the Syrian border, hours after their warplanes carriedout airstrikes targeting U.S.-allied Kurdish forces.A Syrian war monitor reported that at least seven civilians and one member of the Kurdish-ledforce known as the Syrian Democratic Forces were […]

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

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 […]

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PBS NewsHour full episode October 14, 2019

PBS NewsHour full episode October 14, 2019

JUDY WOODRUFF: Good evening. I’m Judy Woodruff.On the “NewsHour” tonight: shifting alliances. In the wake of President Trump’s controversialorder to withdraw U.S. troops from Northern Syria, the Kurds seek new support amid fearsof a resurgent Islamic State and further violence.Then: As the impeachment inquiry in the Congress pushes on, a few holdout Democrats in theHouse […]

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Bipartisan sanctions are ‘next best’ way to influence Turkey now, Van Hollen says

Bipartisan sanctions are ‘next best’ way to influence Turkey now, Van Hollen says

JUDY WOODRUFF: We return now to one of our main stories of the day, the escalating warin Syria following President Trump’s decision to withdraw U.S. troops.Nick Schifrin is back with a lawmaker at the center of the response.NICK SCHIFRIN: In Congress, there is bipartisan anger at Turkey for its campaign inside Syria,and at President Trump […]

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