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Week in the News46:05


War threats in Korea. Wall Street reform moves in the Senate. More Gulf oil, and bullets fly in Bangkok. It's all in our news roundtable.


Oil, Wall Street, and war in the headlines this week.

In the Gulf, the blowout spews on and anger rises over truth and consequences in the epic spill.  In the Senate, a late-night vote for the biggest financial services overhaul since the Great Depression.

In Afghanistan, U.S. casualties pass the 1,000 mark.  And in Korea, north and south trade hot threats and allegations over a torpedoed ship.

We’ve got Rand Paul in and Arlen Specter out in elections this week. A spy chief out. And American moms on a mission in Iran.

This Hour, On Point: Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.Guests:

Susan Glasser, editor in chief of Foreign Policy magazine.

Jonathan Weisman, White House reporter for the Wall Street Journal.

Jack Beatty, On Point news analyst and senior editor at The Atlantic.

This program aired on May 21, 2010.

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