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Archive for June, 2009

Tune in: Online radio show on Sudan, beyond Darfur

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Tune in: Online radio show on Sudan, beyond Darfur

Worldfocus.org’s weekly radio show explores rising tensions in South Sudan, the site of a two-decade civil war between the Muslim north and mostly Christian south. As post-war violence mounts and threatens the region's fragile peace, South Sudan may become more deadly than Darfur. Jen Marlowe, Eric Reeves and Sunday Taabu join the conversation.

Posted: June 30, 2009 18:47   Comments: 1
Full Show: June 30, 2009

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Full Show: June 30, 2009

Watch the show from Tuesday, June 30: Iraqis celebrate the withdrawal of U.S. troops from the country's cities and cell phones in Africa.

Posted: June 30, 2009 18:09   Comments: 2
Iraqis celebrate as U.S. forces pull out from cities

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Iraqis celebrate as U.S. forces pull out from cities

On Tuesday, American forces pulled out of Iraqi cities and towns and redeployed to military bases. Even as parades celebrated the milestone, a deadly attack took place in the northern city of Kirkuk. Michael O'Hanlon of the Brookings Institution discusses the withdrawal and what it may mean for the future of Iraq.

Posted: June 30, 2009 15:39   Comments: 0
Side-stepping catastrophe with China over climate, currency

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Side-stepping catastrophe with China over climate, currency

China and the United States have thus far been able to avoid a train wreck over climate and energy conservation issues, writes Worldfocus blogger Nina Hachigian, but the real test is still to come.

Posted: June 30, 2009 10:58   Comments: 3
Palestinians eye high-level talks on Israeli settlements

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Palestinians eye high-level talks on Israeli settlements

On Tuesday, Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak and George Mitchell, the Obama administration's special envoy to the Middle East, met in New York. Israel may be open to a freeze on settlement building. Ghassan Shabaneh of Marymount Manhattan College discusses how Palestinians view the settlement issue.

Posted: June 30, 2009 10:24   Comments: 38
Full Show: June 29, 2009

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Full Show: June 29, 2009

Watch the show from Monday, June 29: A coup in Honduras, Israeli settlements, Estonia's digital revolution and children of the Holocaust in Poland.

Posted: June 29, 2009 17:31   Comments: 3
There are no gay pride parades in Jamaica

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There are no gay pride parades in Jamaica

Every June, gay pride is celebrated across the U.S. Lisa Biagiotti, who recently returned from reporting on HIV/AIDS and homophobia in Jamaica, answers questions about why such gay pride parades do not exist in Jamaica.

Posted: June 29, 2009 13:10   Comments: 15
President of Honduras ousted in military coup

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President of Honduras ousted in military coup

Many world leaders, from U.S. President Barack Obama to President Hugo Chavez of Venezuela, have called for the reinstatement of ousted Honduran President Manuel Zelaya. Christopher Sabatini of the Council of the Americas discusses what the coup means for the region and the U.S.

Posted: June 29, 2009 12:55   Comments: 4
Argentina’s ruling party loses control in Congress

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Argentina’s ruling party loses control in Congress

Argentine President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner suffered a setback in congressional elections on Sunday, with her Peronist party losing control of both houses. A Worldfocus contributing blogger in Argentina describes the implications of the election results.

Posted: June 29, 2009 12:09   Comments: 2
Israel may be open to a freeze on settlement building

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Israel may be open to a freeze on settlement building

On Tuesday, Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak is set to meet with George Mitchell, President Obama's special envoy to the Middle East, about a freeze on settlement building. Daniel Levy of the New America Foundation discusses the importance of the settlement issue to the peace process.

Posted: June 29, 2009 11:13   Comments: 23
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