Hampton Stephens, the editor-in-chief and publisher of World Politics Review, discusses Israeli response to Hamas rockets and likely tactics in an Israeli ground invasion.
Archive for January, 2009
The world is bracing for a difficult economic year as the global financial crisis continues -- but there are also significant social, environmental and political landmarks ahead. Bloggers around the globe make their predictions for 2009.
As some of the 2.7 million people displaced by violence across Darfur, young male refugees face hunger and alienation, with little future to anticipate. Now, they have formed an outspoken political force known as the "shabab," Arabic for "young men."
Robert Pastor, a professor at American University, discusses diplomatic efforts to end the violence in Gaza as Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni meets with French leaders.
Worldfocus presents highlights from recent interviews, from a humanitarian worker in Somalia to a discussion of how new media played a role in coverage of the attacks on Mumbai, India. Here is a list of the interviews that were most popular with viewers in 2008.
The new year marks the 50th anniversary of the Cuban revolution, and Anthony DePalma of The New York Times discusses where Cuba and U.S.-Cuban relations might be headed.
Andrew Meldrum, a senior editor at GlobalPost, discusses the state of Zimbabwe's health sector as the cholera crisis worsens and considers how the U.S. can respond to the situation.