The World's Jason Margolis reports on the escalating violence in Somalia, and this week, a US naval submarine fired missiles into southern Somalia aimed at a what the US military said was an Al Qaeda target.
Former Defense Secretary Jim Mattis broke his silence Wednesday, denouncing President Donald Trump’s call for a military response to the civil unrest. And, Thursday marks the 31st anniversary of China's bloody Tiananmen Square democracy crackdown. Also, in another echo of 1989, a huge fuel leak into a river within the Arctic Circle has lead Russian President Vladimir Putin to call for a state of emergency.
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