Nada Bakri, wife of the late New York Times reporter Anthony Shadid, says she's "a little mad at jounalism" after her husband's death last month in Syria. She says it will take time to decide about going back to her own career as a journalist, the life they shared.
Sen. Robert Menendez, citing classified intelligence reports, says America remains in a strong position when it comes to Iran–and the threat of a nuclear Iran. "Right now, we're okay," Menendez said on CNN's Erin Burnett OutFront.
Menendez says "we've got the greatest intelligence that we have had," and have a solid relationship with Israel. "The greatest cooperation that has existed between the State of Israel and the United States in both military and intelligence sharing is taking place right now. We have as good intelligence as we'll ever have."
By Mark Joyella, OutFront digital producer
She was, until recently, the beautiful woman described as a "rose in the desert"; the very modern wife of a man seen by many as a very old-style dictator. As her country has burned–and her childhood home has become an international symbol of civilian suffering, indiscriminate killing and the deaths of journalists–Asma Al-Assad has remained silent. "I wonder how Syrian First Lady Asma Al-Assad, a Homs native, is reacting to the destruction of her city," wrote CNN's Ben Wedeman on Twitter this week.