Issues in the News - Voice of America

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Prominent Washington correspondents discuss topics making headlines around the world.

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  • Chauvin Verdict Resonates Globally

    Chauvin Verdict Resonates Globally

    23/04/2021 Duração: 25min

    Issues in the News moderator Kim Lewis talks with Marketplace correspondent Kimberly Adams and VOA senior TV correspondent Chris Simkins about the significance of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin’s conviction of murder in the death of George Floyd, a verdict which resonated around the world. They also discussed the ramifications of US President Joe Biden’s virtual summit on climate change, which gathered more than 40 world leaders to discuss the urgency of addressing global warming.

  • US Troops to Withdraw from Afghanistan

    US Troops to Withdraw from Afghanistan

    16/04/2021 Duração: 25min

    Issues in the News moderator Kim Lewis talks with VOA diplomatic correspondent Cindy Saine and VOA executive editor Steve Redisch about the pros and cons of U. S. troop withdrawal from Afghanistan, concern over the build-up of Russian troops on the Ukrainian border, challenges facing President Biden’s infrastructure plan, continued tension in Minneapolis over the police killing of another African American man as the defense in the Chauvin trial wraps up and more.

  • US/Iran Talks

    US/Iran Talks

    09/04/2021 Duração: 25min

    Issues in the News moderator Kim Lewis talks with VOA diplomatic correspondent Cindy Saine and VOA executive editor Steve Redisch about what's at stake in talks between the U.S. and Iran, what prosecutors must prove in the trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin charged in the death of George Floyd, prospects for passing US President Joe Biden’s legislative priorities under the “reconciliation” mechanism and a corporate uproar over the new voting law in the southern state of Georgia.

  • Chauvin Trial Elicits Emotional Testimony

    Chauvin Trial Elicits Emotional Testimony

    02/04/2021 Duração: 25min

    Issues in the News moderator Kim Lewis talks with senior reporter for Marketplace Nancy Marshall-Genzer and VOA senior TV correspondent Chris Simkins about the significance of the trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin charged in the death of George Floyd, U.S. President Joe Biden's revealed infrastructure plan, the economic ramifications of the delayed ships in the Suez Canal during a pandemic and the escalating violence in Myanmar.

  • Biden Appoints Harris on Border Crisis

    Biden Appoints Harris on Border Crisis

    26/03/2021 Duração: 25min

    Issues in the News moderator Kim Lewis talks with VOA congressional correspondent Katherine Gypson and VOA White House correspondent Patsy Widakuswara about the migrant crisis at the US southern border, prospects for gun safety legislation in the wake of another mass shooting, a rise in hate crimes against Asian-Americans and the state of US-China relations.

  • Biden Team Give US Help is Here Tour

    Biden Team Give US Help is Here Tour

    19/03/2021 Duração: 25min

    Issues in the News moderator Dan Raviv, Columnist for Newsday with panelists Emily Tamkin, U.S. Editor for The New Statesman and Linda Feldmann, Washington Bureau Chief for the Christian Science Monitor discuss President Joe Biden's "Help is Here Tour;" the surge of migrants arriving at the U.S. southern border; the increase of hate crimes against Asian Americans during the COVID pandemic, as well as other national and international top news stories.

  • One Year Mark for COVID-19 Pandemic

    One Year Mark for COVID-19 Pandemic

    12/03/2021 Duração: 25min

    This month marks one year since the World Health Organization declared the coronavirus pandemic. Issues in the News moderator Shayna Estulin, Kimberly Adams, Correspondent for Marketplace and Richard Latendresse, Correspondent for TVA Nouvelles Canada discuss the significance and implications of US President Joe Biden’s sweeping $1.9 trillion dollar coronavirus relief bill, which passed Congress with no Republican votes, additional legislative priorities for the Biden administration and the ongoing crisis in Myanmar.

  • FBI Intelligence Warned of Violence on US Capitol

    FBI Intelligence Warned of Violence on US Capitol

    05/03/2021 Duração: 25min

    Issues in the News moderator Michael Williams talks with panelists, JJ Green, National Security Correspondent for WTOP and host of Target USA, and Josh Glancy, Washington Bureau Chief for the Sunday Times about the raw intelligence the FBI had on the warnings of the violence that occurred on the US Capitol on January 6 as well as other major stories dominating the US and global landscapes.

  • President Bidens Foreign Policy

    President Biden's Foreign Policy

    26/02/2021 Duração: 25min

    Issues in the News moderator Dan Raviv talks with panelists Linda Feldmann, Washington Bureau Chief for the Christian Science Monitor and Tom DeFrank, Contributing Editor to the National Journal, about US President Joe Biden’s recent foreign policy initiatives, including his recent virtual summit with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and reviving talks with European allies over Iran’s nuclear program, among other major stories dominating the US political landscape.

  • Biden Makes Promises During First Town Hall

    Biden Makes Promises During First Town Hall

    19/02/2021 Duração: 25min

    Issues in the News moderator Shayna Estulin discusses the wide-ranging political fallout from former President Donald Trump’s second impeachment trial and challenges facing President Joe Biden as he urges Congress to swiftly pass his comprehensive Covid relief package, and much more with panelists Jonathan Broder, Contributing Editor at Congressional Quarterly and Ashraf Khalil, Washington, D.C. Metro Reporter for the Associated Press.

  • Second Impeachment Trial of Donald Trump Opens with Emotion

    Second Impeachment Trial of Donald Trump Opens with Emotion

    12/02/2021 Duração: 25min

    Issues in the News moderator Michael Williams discusses the top news stories of the week, including the historic second impeachment trial of former President Donald J. Trump which began with a film prepared by House impeachment managers that showed details of the January 6th attack on the U.S. Capitol, with panelists Emily Tamkin, U.S. editor for the New Statesman and Kimberly Adams, correspondent for Marketplace.

  • COVID-19 Variants: US to Speed Vaccination Process

    COVID-19 Variants: US to Speed Vaccination Process

    05/02/2021 Duração: 25min

    Issues in the News moderator Dan Raviv discusses the top news stories of the week, including  US health officials say they are concerned about variants of COVID-19 and are working to speed up the vaccination process, with panelists Josh Glancy, Washington Bureau Chief for the Sunday Times, Abderrahim Foukara, Al Jazeera's Regional Director for the Americas.

  • US Senate Impeachment - Bidens Agenda

    US Senate Impeachment - Biden's Agenda

    29/01/2021 Duração: 25min

    Issues in the News moderator Shayna Estulin discusses the top news stories of the week, including preparations for the Senate impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump and the significance of the many executive orders and policy directives coming from the Biden administration, with panelists Molly Ball, National Political Correspondent for Time Magazine and Linda Feldmann, Washington Bureau Chief for the Christian Science Monitor.

  • New Era Begins with Biden Administration

    New Era Begins with Biden Administration

    22/01/2021 Duração: 25min

    Issues in the News moderator Dan Raviv, Columnist for Newsday along with panelists Tom DeFrank, Contributing Editor to the National Journal and Richard Latendresse, Correspondent for TVA Nouvelles discuss the inauguration of the 46th President of the United States, Joseph R. Biden, and the historic swearing in of the first woman and person of African American and South Asian descent as Vice President, Kamala Harris. 

  • Trump Impeached for a Second Time

    Trump Impeached for a Second Time

    15/01/2021 Duração: 25min

    Moderator Michael Williams, contributor to CBS Radio in Washington, along with panelists Emily Tamkin, U.S. Editor for the New Statesman, and JJ Green, National Security Correspondent for WTOP and Host of Target USA, discuss the latest Issues in the News, including the historic second impeachment of President Trump by the U.S. House of Representatives.

  • Trump Supporters Storm U.S. Capitol

    Trump Supporters Storm U.S. Capitol

    08/01/2021 Duração: 25min

    Issues in the News moderator Dan Raviv, Columnist for Newsday with panelists Josh Glancy, Washington Bureau Chief for the Sunday Times and Ashraf Khalil, Washington, Metro Reporter for the Associated Press deliberate the latest top stories of the week including a mob of supporters of President Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol as members of Congress were in the process of certifying President-elect Joe Biden's victory.

  • U.S. Senate Holds Off Vote on More Money for Americans

    U.S. Senate Holds Off Vote on More Money for Americans

    01/01/2021 Duração: 25min

    Issues in the News moderator, Shayna Estulin, Political and Foreign Affairs Correspondent and panelists Tom DeFrank, contributing Editor to the National Journal and Jonathan Broder, Contributing Editor at Congressional Quarterly deliberate the top stories of the week, including President Trump’s push for $2,000 for COVID-19 relief money for Americans rests with the Senate after the House voted overwhelmingly to meet the President’s demand.

  • U.S. Lawmakers Seal Deal on COVID-19 Aid Package

    U.S. Lawmakers Seal Deal on COVID-19 Aid Package

    25/12/2020 Duração: 25min

    Issues in the News moderator Michael Williams is joined by panelists Molly Ball, Political Correspondent for Time Magazine and Abderrahim Foukara, Al Jazeera's Regional Director for the Americas. They analyze the top stories of the week including U.S. Congress agrees on a $900 billion COVID -19 relief package to businesses, individuals, and resources for vaccines, as the virus surges across the globe.

  • Republican Senate Majority Leader Acknowledges Biden Victory

    Republican Senate Majority Leader Acknowledges Biden Victory

    18/12/2020 Duração: 25min

    Issues in the News moderator Dan Raviv, Columnist for Newsday with panelists Emily Tamkin, U.S. Editor for the New Statesman and Tom DeFrank, Contributing Editor to the National Journal discuss the latest top stories of the week. The stories of the week they discuss include Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell congratulating President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris on their election win after the electoral college formally confirmed Biden's victory over President Trump.

  • New Hope against COVID-19 as Vaccinations Begin

    New Hope against COVID-19 as Vaccinations Begin

    11/12/2020 Duração: 25min

    Moderator Shayna Estulin, Political and Foreign Affairs Correspondent with panelists Ashraf Khalil, Washington DC Metro Reporter for the Associated Press and Richard Latendresse, Correspondent for TVA Nouvelles, Canada as discuss the top news stories of the week. This includes the beginning of mass Covid-19 inoculations in the U.K. as the rest of the world anticipates the approval and distribution of the vaccines for their countries. 

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