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U.S. seeks hearts and minds in combatting global jihad

S. Azmat Hassan (Blog)

U.S. seeks hearts and minds in combatting global jihad

Worldfocus blogger S. Azmat Hassan writes how mankind has engaged in violent extremism since Biblical times. Terrorism is propaganda by deed, since terrorism is theater. So, Hassan argues, al-Qaeda succeeds every time it plants fear and uncertainty in our hearts and minds.

Posted: January 11, 2010 13:40   Comments: 7
Israel condemns Turkish TV drama for “incitement”

Gizem Yarbil (blog)

Israel condemns Turkish TV drama for “incitement”

The relationship between Israel and Turkey received yet another blow when a Turkish television drama airing on a state-owned channel depicted Israeli soldiers as brutal murderers. Worldfocus producer Gizem Yarbil, a native of Turkey, tackles the issue.

Posted: October 16, 2009 13:47   Comments: 18
Russian journalists’ murders go largely unpunished

Interview (video)

Russian journalists’ murders go largely unpunished

The Committee to Protect Journalists -- in a report out on Tuesday -- says 17 editors, reporters, photographers, columnists and a publisher have been killed in Russia since 2000. Joel Simon of CPJ discusses how the murders have impacted Russian journalism.

Posted: September 15, 2009 10:47   Comments: 0
Daljit Dhaliwal on the importance of international news

In the Newsroom

Daljit Dhaliwal on the importance of international news

As mainstream international coverage declines, Worldfocus anchor Daljit Dhaliwal offers her take on the importance of international news to Americans.

Posted: September 15, 2009 09:12   Comments: 14
Afghanistan news hunt results

News Hunt

Afghanistan news hunt results

Worldfocus partnered with News Trust to find some of the best journalism on Afghanistan and its second-ever presidential election. Find out how the international media portrayed the election.

Posted: August 27, 2009 08:43   Comments: 0
Reading the messages behind Afghan election posters

Perspectives

Reading the messages behind Afghan election posters

Contributing blogger Scott Bohlinger is a political analyst and writer currently living and working in Afghanistan. He writes about the messages behind the election posters plastered across Afghan cities.

Posted: August 19, 2009 14:00   Comments: 3
India outraged after Bollywood star detained in U.S. airport

Blogwatch / Video

India outraged after Bollywood star detained in U.S. airport

The talk of India is the detention of one the country’s most famous actors -- Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan -- by customs officials at Newark Airport in the U.S. Professor Nitin Govil discusses how the incident has been portrayed and perceived in India, and bloggers share their opinions.

Posted: August 17, 2009 14:47   Comments: 4
Clinton must call for an end to Congo’s media censorship

Perspectives

Clinton must call for an end to Congo’s media censorship

The catastrophe in Congo has received relatively scant international media coverage, writes Worldfocus contributor Tom Rhodes, and violence continues unabated. Admittedly, it is costly for foreign media bureaus, but there is another reason for the lack of western media coverage: censorship.

Posted: August 10, 2009 14:57   Comments: 3
Chavez shuts down dozens of Venezuelan radio stations

Peter Eisner (blog)

Chavez shuts down dozens of Venezuelan radio stations

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez shut down 34 private radio stations. Worldfocus blogger Peter Eisner criticizes the crackdown on free speech and media.

Posted: August 4, 2009 07:04   Comments: 3
Iran’s “Twitter Revolution” — myth or reality?

Q&A

Iran’s “Twitter Revolution” — myth or reality?

Social networking sites like Twitter have become important tools of communication as Iran has cracked down on news organizations trying to cover protests over disputed presidential election results. But is Iran really experiencing a "Twitter Revolution?" Social media expert Gaurav Mishra discusses the role of Twitter in the election's aftermath.

Posted: June 18, 2009 19:14   Comments: 11
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