“Code red” is a way of life in Israeli town
In the town of Sderot on Israel's southern border, mortar shells and rockets fired by Palestinian militants are daily part of life.
Posted: January 5, 2009 20:11
Opposition leader wins Ghana’s runoff election
A Worldfocus contributing blogger writes about the significance of Ghana's elections for Africa as a whole after Ghanaian opposition candidate John Atta Mills emerged victorious in a runoff vote.
Posted: January 5, 2009 19:01
World protests erupt against Gaza invasion
Geneive Abdo of the Century Foundation discusses the Arab protests around the world and Iran’s role in the situation.
Posted: January 5, 2009 17:43
Israel attacks Gaza on the ground for third day
Israeli Consul General Asaf Shariv and Anthony Cordesman of the Center for Strategic and International Studies consider the goals and endgame for the Israeli offensive in Gaza.
Posted: January 5, 2009 17:07
Return of cinema in Saudi Arabia provokes critics
A Worldfocus contributing blogger writes about the limited return of movies to Saudi Arabia after a 30-year absence.
Posted: January 5, 2009 14:54
Congolese president vows to stop violence
Joseph Donnelly of Caritas Internationalis explains last week's massacre of hundreds of Congolese by Ugandan rebels in northern Congo.
Posted: January 2, 2009 17:04
Can Israel’s military succeed in Gaza?
Worldfocus contributor Hampton Stephens, editor-in-chief of World Politics Review, writes about prospects for an Israeli ground invasion of Gaza and the state of the Israeli military.
Posted: January 2, 2009 16:37
Gaza violence threatens civilian safety
Worldfocus speaks with Bernard Barrett of the International Red Cross in an attempt to gain a neutral sense of the situation on the ground for the 650,000 people in central and northern Gaza.
Posted: January 2, 2009 16:21