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It has been a busy week. Here, rioters in Greece protest the government's austerity measures, chaos that sent the markets spinning. (AP)
It has been a busy week. Here, rioters in Greece protest the government's austerity measures, chaos that sent the markets spinning. (AP)

Rumblings of big change this week.

In Europe, riots in Greece and deepening debt worries shaking markets around the world, Wall Street very much included. In Congress, deep new questions about U.S. military commitments. In Libya. In Afghanistan. Across that border, sharp American unhappiness with Pakistan, and it’s mutual.

We’ve got Anthony Weiner, out. Republican presidential contenders stepping up. Wildfire and high water.

“Gay girl in Damascus,” outed. Not gay, not a girl, not in Damascus.

This hour On Point: our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

- Tom Ashbrook

Guests:

Ben Smith, covers national politics for Politico.

Anna Mulrine, covers defense and national security for the Christian Science Monitor.

Jack Beatty, On Point news analyst.

More:

We've had our guests reading up on the news. If any of our listeners want to do the same, here's a few of the stories that we'll discuss.

This program aired on June 17, 2011.

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