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Archive for February, 2009

Full Show: February 10, 2009

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Full Show: February 10, 2009

Watch the show from Tuesday, February 10: Israeli elections, Iran's anniversary, Australian fires, and immigrants to Mexico.

Posted: February 10, 2009 18:11   Comments: 0
Israelis wait as national election remains undecided

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Israelis wait as national election remains undecided

Alon Ben-Meir of New York University discusses the preliminary results of Israel's national elections and what they will mean for Israel's relations with its Arab neighbors and for the Obama administration's efforts to negotiate a peace deal in the region.

Posted: February 10, 2009 17:11   Comments: 25
Immigrants stream across Mexico’s southern border

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Immigrants stream across Mexico’s southern border

For years now, immigration into the United States from Mexico has been a huge issue in American politics. But Mexico is facing similar problems on its southern border, as Central Americans in search of higher-paying work pour into the country.

Posted: February 10, 2009 16:00   Comments: 11
Waiting for northbound trains out of Mexico’s south

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Waiting for northbound trains out of Mexico’s south

Venture to the first stop on the train line in Chiapas, Mexico, and meet several Central American immigrants heading north to the U.S.

Posted: February 10, 2009 15:31   Comments: 1
North Korea abductees complicate U.S.-Japan relations

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North Korea abductees complicate U.S.-Japan relations

A Worldfocus contributing blogger writes about Japan-U.S. relations and Hillary Clinton's upcoming visit to Japan. The abductions of Japanese citizens by North Korea decades ago continue to impact the U.S.-Japan alliance.

Posted: February 10, 2009 11:10   Comments: 2
Obama: Al-Qaeda, bin Laden will not operate with impunity

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Obama: Al-Qaeda, bin Laden will not operate with impunity

Eric Rosand of the Center on Global Counterterrorism Cooperation discusses how President Barack Obama's approach to counterterrorism will differ from that of the previous administration and the major terror threats that the U.S. faces.

Posted: February 10, 2009 10:17   Comments: 2
China faces worst drought in 50 years; wheat crops suffer

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China faces worst drought in 50 years; wheat crops suffer

China has declared a drought emergency and plans to provide nearly $13 billion in relief money, primarily to aid suffering wheat-growing regions. More than 4 million people face water shortages in the worst drought in 50 years.

Posted: February 10, 2009 07:33   Comments: 2
Full Show: February 9, 2009

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Full Show: February 9, 2009

Watch the show from Monday, February 9: Australian fires, Israeli cars, Afghanistan, U.S.-Iran relations.

Posted: February 9, 2009 17:57   Comments: 0
Israeli company builds infrastructure for world’s electric cars

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Israeli company builds infrastructure for world’s electric cars

One Israeli company is not just promoting the use of electric cars but designing an entire system to service them, with battery charging stations. Many countries are expressing great interest.

Posted: February 9, 2009 15:12   Comments: 16
Iranian president’s popularity wanes as challenger emerges

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Iranian president’s popularity wanes as challenger emerges

Geneive Abdo of the Century Foundation discusses Mohammed Khatami, the moderate reform candidate who will challenge Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, and the future of Iran-U.S. relations.

Posted: February 9, 2009 15:11   Comments: 1

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