At the G8 Summit: World Leaders Meet Low Expectations

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The leaders of the US, Japan, Russia, Canada, Germany, France and Britain and some 3500 reporters have crowded into L'Aquila, Italy, a town still feeling aftershocks from a devastating earthquake in April. Iran and food security are on the agenda, and President Obama faces pressure to demonstrate US leadership on economic recovery and global warming. Prime Minister Berlusconi's personal scandals have led to a lack of planning. China's President Hu Jintau has gone home to deal with the Uighurs. We get an update and a preview of what's to come.

Credits

Guests:
Guy Dinmore - Diplomatic Correspondent, Financial Times, Simon Johnson - Massachusetts Institute of Technology - @baselinescene, Alden Meyer - Director of Strategy and Policy, Union of Concerned Scientists , Richard Gowan - New York University / European Council on Foreign Relations - @RichardGowan1

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Andrea Brody, Katie Cooper