A ceasefire in Ukraine is set to go into effect this weekend. Germany’s chancellor warned that Russia will face new sanctions if the peace pact is not fully implemented. The U.S. confirmed the death of an American woman held hostage by ISIS. The extremist group advanced further in Iraq despite continued coalition airstrikes. The U.S., Britain and France closed their embassies in Yemen; the secretary general of the U.N. said “Yemen is collapsing before our eyes.” And Greece agreed to meet again with creditors in an attempt to negotiate new bailout terms. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week’s top international news stories.


  • Matthew Lee Diplomatic writer, Associated Press.
  • Missy Ryan Pentagon reporter, The Washington Post.
  • Peter Bergen CNN's national security analyst; a vice president and director of the international security program at New America; author of "Manhunt: The Ten-Year Search for bin Laden - From 9/11 to Abbottabad."

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