FROM James Culp
Bowe Bergdahl on Trial for Desertion Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl will be headed back to a military court martial in Fort Bragg, North Carolina, early next month, facing charges of desertion. He disappeared from his post in Afghanistan six years ago and was captured by the Taliban. James Culp is a military attorney who represented a soldier facing similar charges — 40 years after he was captured and imprisoned by North Korea.
Trump plays scolder-in-chief with NATO allies At the opening of NATO’s dramatic new headquarters in Brussels today, President Trump acknowledged that Article 5 — promising that “an attack on one nation is an attack on all” -- has only been invoked one time: in the aftermath of September 11. But the President failed to provide what 27 other Alliance members have been waiting for: a re-commitment by America’s new leader to Article 5. Instead, they got a scolding.
Will the Senate write a healthcare bill in secret? While Democrats and Republicans argue White House relations with Russia, another question is being decided behind closed doors: who gets help buying health insurance and who doesn't? We hear how the pros and cons are being shrouded in secrecy.
Venezuela spirals into economic and political chaos Venezuela, a country whose potential for prosperity is unmatched, finds itself on the verge of civil war. What sustains the repressive government? With time running out, guest host León Krauze looks at what the international community can do to pull the country from the edge of collapse.