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Archive for January, 2009

Israeli ground invasion of Gaza considered imminent

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Israeli ground invasion of Gaza considered imminent

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.

Posted: January 2, 2009 16:09   Comments: 1
Thursday, January 1, 2009

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Thursday, January 1, 2009

Watch the show from Thursday, January 1, 2009.

Posted: January 1, 2009 17:52   Comments: 4
World faces economic and political challenges in 2009

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World faces economic and political challenges in 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.

Posted: January 1, 2009 17:32   Comments: 0
Young Darfuri refugees form vocal political movement

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Young Darfuri refugees form vocal political movement

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."

Posted: January 1, 2009 17:24   Comments: 1
International pressure mounts to end Gaza violence

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International pressure mounts to end Gaza violence

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.

Posted: January 1, 2009 15:54   Comments: 20
Top five interviews of 2008

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Top five interviews of 2008

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.

Posted: January 1, 2009 15:20   Comments: 0
Reevaluating U.S.-Cuban relations on the anniversary of revolution

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Reevaluating U.S.-Cuban relations on the anniversary of revolution

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.

Posted: January 1, 2009 15:19   Comments: 0
Zimbabwe crisis persists though absent from headlines

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Zimbabwe crisis persists though absent from headlines

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.

Posted: January 1, 2009 14:57   Comments: 3

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