Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is talking about America's plan if terrorists make good on threats to attack the Sochi Winter Games. Already we've seen bombings, threats of more bombings, the manhunt for possible female black widow bombers, and a flood of security forces into the troubled region where the games will take place. Nick Paton-Walsh has the latest.
Anderson Cooper speaks with chess grandmaster and Russian dissident Garry Kasparov about Pres. Putin's Syria proposal.
As Putin uses his op-ed in the New York Times to send a message to America, the world is considering sending him an even stronger message. Russia's recent anti-gay law has some considering a boycott of the upcoming Winter Olympics in Sochi. Masha Gessen is an openly gay journalist forced to leave Russia with her family because of that law. She makes the case for the boycott.
The number of anti-gay attacks in Russia is on the rise. Those speaking out for gay rights are being routinely beaten as police look on - sometimes by the police themselves. Now Russia's leaders claim a new law is not targeting gays. But people around the world find it so discriminatory, there is talk of boycotting the 2014 Olympic Games in Sochi. CNN's Phil Black has the latest from Moscow.
Greg Louganis suffered through two Olympic boycotts during his career as an Olympic diver. There is talk of a new boycott over a law targeting gays in Russia. But Louganis explains to Anderson why he does not want to see that happen during the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi and what he does want to see instead.
While some debate whether an Olympic boycott is an appropriate response to the wave of anti-gay violence in Russia, some say that does not go far enough. Former White House senior adviser Richard Socarides compared what is going on ahead of the Sochi games to the 1936 Berlin Olympics. Anderson spoke with with Socarides about what should happen next.
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