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In an interview Sunday, Tom Donilon, former national security adviser to the Obama White House, traced a clear path between President Barack Obama’s decision to implement sanctions against Iran and the deal brokered with Tehran last week.


Today on CNN’s State of the Union with Candy Crowley, Sen. Dianne Feinstein(D-CA), chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee and Rep. Mike Rogers(R-MI), chair of the House Intelligence Committee, spoke to Candy Crowley about Syria and Afghanistan, and if the U.S. homeland is now safer than it was before 9/11.


CNN’s FAREED ZAKARIA GPS features a discussion with Nancy Gibbs, co-author of The President’s Club (2013), Walter Isaacson, president and CEO of the Aspen Institute, and biographer for Steve Jobs and Benjamin Franklin, Jon Meacham, executive editor at Random House, and author of Thomas Jefferson: The Act of Power (2013), and David Nasaw, author of The Patriach: The Remarkable Life and Turbulent Times of Joseph P. Kennedy (2013), who spoke to Fareed Zakaria about historians’ long view of second-term presidencies, the U.S. economy, Iran negotiations, and the state of our times.


Reports of rapes, killings and other horrors are growing in the Central African Republic. Rights groups accuse security forces and militia gangs of torturing civilians as world leaders warn that the nation is on the verge of genocide.


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