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Archive for June, 2009

Q&A: Somalia’s state of emergency

Q&A

Q&A: Somalia’s state of emergency

The Somali government has requested help from foreign troops to stabilize the nation, and declared a state of emergency following weeks of intense fighting between Islamic militants and pro-government forces. David Shinn, a former ambassador to Ethiopia and Burkina Faso, joins Worldfocus to discuss the escalating crisis in Somalia.

Posted: June 23, 2009 17:27   Comments: 1
Full Show: June 23, 2009

Watch the Show

Full Show: June 23, 2009

Watch the show from Tuesday, June 23: Iran says no to an election re-do, British troops in Afghanistan, unexploded bombs in Vietnam and youth in Kabul get a new sport.

Posted: June 23, 2009 17:02   Comments: 1
Transcript: Online radio show on statelessness

Transcript: Online radio show on statelessness




Posted: June 23, 2009 15:47   Comments: 0
FT on Iran

FT on Iran




Posted: June 23, 2009 14:16   Comments: 0
With ping-pong and puns, soldiers stay sane in Afghanistan

Perspectives

With ping-pong and puns, soldiers stay sane in Afghanistan

Anup Kaphle is embedded with British and Canadian forces in Afghanistan and describes how soldiers stay sane and find relief and entertainment on a military base in Kandahar.

Posted: June 23, 2009 13:10   Comments: 2
Iran’s authorities refuse new vote as Obama talks tougher

Interview (video)

Iran’s authorities refuse new vote as Obama talks tougher

Iran's highest election authority said on Tuesday that there was no major fraud in the presidential vote and the results will stand, but U.S. President Barack Obama responded by saying there were "big questions" about the election. Richard Bulliet of Columbia University discusses what role the U.S. may play in Iran.

Posted: June 23, 2009 10:42   Comments: 4
Pakistani military takes the fight to South Waziristan

Interview (video)

Pakistani military takes the fight to South Waziristan

Pakistani government forces have stepped up their attacks on Taliban strongholds in South Waziristan. Ahmad Kamal, Pakistan’s former ambassador to the United Nations, discusses the offensive and the refugee situation.

Posted: June 23, 2009 10:30   Comments: 0
What do Tehran, Panama & Washington have in common?

WorldDesk (blog)

What do Tehran, Panama & Washington have in common?

The United States has its fingerprints all over the history of both Iran and Panama, writes Worldfocus blogger Peter Eisner -- a legacy of manipulation, greed, disregard of human rights and failed understanding.

Posted: June 23, 2009 10:04   Comments: 5
Full Show: June 22, 2009

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Full Show: June 22, 2009

Watch the full show from Monday, June 22: Riot police in Tehran, British army medics, lasting effects of Agent Orange and child labor in Guatemala.

Posted: June 22, 2009 16:53   Comments: 1
Behind the scenes, top clerics struggle for power in Iran

Interview (video)

Behind the scenes, top clerics struggle for power in Iran

On the surface, the turmoil in Iran has been attributed to anger over the disputed election -- but a deeper religious struggle is also taking place within Iranian politics, says Geneive Abdo of The Century Foundation.

Posted: June 22, 2009 15:38   Comments: 1

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