Bloggers recount independence day festivities
Over the last week, several nations celebrated their independence. Here is a round-up of blogger accounts of the world festivities.
Posted: October 6, 2008 14:20
Media speculate on Russia’s new Cold War
A Worldfocus contributing blogger assesses the media's discussion of a new Cold War as Russia reaches out to Latin America.
Posted: October 6, 2008 13:31
Week in review: World markets, North Korea and piracy
Carla Robbins of The New York Times and Gideon Rose of Foreign Affairs magazine discuss the week's major events.
Posted: October 3, 2008 17:29
U.S. investors advised to diversify overseas
Eric Schurenberg, managing editor of Money Magazine, discusses the declining Asian markets, portfolio diversification and long-term growth.
Posted: October 3, 2008 16:55
Vote for most notable Russian is contested
A Worldfocus contributing blogger looks at the controversy surrounding a Russian contest and the memory of Josef Stalin.
Posted: October 3, 2008 16:33
People around the globe track Palin-Biden debate
Sharyn O'Halloran, a professor at the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University, discusses the international reaction to the vice presidential debate.
Posted: October 3, 2008 12:52
In the Newsroom
Living and dying in Mexico
Martin Savidge gets out of the sprawl of Mexico City and reports on two upcoming stories for Worldfocus.
Posted: October 3, 2008 12:14
Nations act independently to address credit crisis
Benn Steil of the Council on Foreign Relations discusses how the European Union is digesting the credit crisis.
Posted: October 2, 2008 20:37
Audio / Timeline
Timeline: Power shifts in Iraq over the past five years
Scott Peterson of The Christian Science Monitor discusses the integration of the Awakening Councils into the Shia-led Iraqi government. Also, a timeline of the major power transfers within Iraq over the last five years.
Posted: October 2, 2008 20:31