FROM Patrick Winn
Thai Court Ousts Prime Minister Yingluck After six months of protests, Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra of Thailand has been ordered to step down due to charges of abusing her power. It's another incident that has raised questions about the stability of one of America's major trading partners in Asia. Patrick Winn is senior Southeast Asia correspondent for the Global Post , a source of international news online. He joins us from Bangkok.
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.
Trump's 'America First' goes missing abroad In the Middle East, President Trump is changing some policies of the Obama Administration—and reversing his own campaign attacks on Islam as a religion that "hates us." We hear about his visit to Saudi Arabia and what's at stake for the rest of his foreign excursion.
The longest US war: Will Trump send more troops to Afghanistan? The Trump White House is divided over the Pentagon's request for more troops in Afghanistan—where the US has been fighting for the past 16 years. Is there a formula -- either for "victory" or a political settlement? Is there an end in sight for America's longest war?