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Uncertainty on eighth anniversary of war in Afghanistan

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Uncertainty on eighth anniversary of war in Afghanistan

Wednesday marks the eighth anniversary of the U.S.-led invasion of Afghanistan. After eight years of war in Afghanistan, are the United States and the world safer from terrorism? Tell us what you think.

Posted: October 7, 2009 07:57   Comments: 18
Should the Afghanistan debate be public or private?

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Should the Afghanistan debate be public or private?

Gabriel Schoenfeld of the Hudson Institute discusses the debate over troop increases in Afghanistan. Do you agree with Defense Secretary Robert Gates that those advising President Obama on Afghanistan war strategy should keep their opinions private? Tell us what you think.

Posted: October 6, 2009 11:25   Comments: 27
Diplomatic victory with Iran staves off preemptive attacks

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Diplomatic victory with Iran staves off preemptive attacks

The outcome of the recent Geneva talks between the P5+1 and Iran is a victory for diplomacy, writes Worldfocus contributor and former ambassador of Pakistan Azmat Hassan. Engagement with Iran can soften the rough edges.

Posted: October 6, 2009 09:54   Comments: 2
Amid Iran nuclear talks, don’t forget human rights

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Amid Iran nuclear talks, don’t forget human rights

In addition to holding the Iranian government accountable for its nuclear ambitions, writes Worldfocus contributor Dwight Bashir, the P5+1 should use its new platform to raise substantive human rights issues -- and not just behind closed doors.

Posted: October 5, 2009 10:42   Comments: 4
Week in review: Iran and rethinking Afghanistan

Week in Review (video)

Week in review: Iran and rethinking Afghanistan

Gideon Rose of Foreign Affairs magazine and Rana Foroohar of Newsweek discuss the week’s top stories: The debate over next steps in the war in Afghanistan and developments in regards to Iran's nuclear program.

Posted: October 2, 2009 15:31   Comments: 5
Iran agrees to move enriched uranium to Russia

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Iran agrees to move enriched uranium to Russia

Iran has agreed to a deal that would move most of its declared stockpile of enriched uranium to Russia for further refinement, before it is delivered back to Iran for peaceful uses at a research reactor in Tehran. Timothy Frye of Columbia University discusses Russia's motivations.

Posted: October 2, 2009 14:20   Comments: 1
Iranians scour Internet for entertainment, evading censors

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Iranians scour Internet for entertainment, evading censors

Iranian students discuss how they bypass censorship and filters to find music and films, both online and in shops on the streets. They also explore the influence of Western culture and the backlash against it.

Posted: October 2, 2009 14:16   Comments: 1
How You See It: Should Israel exchange prisoners?

How You See It

How You See It: Should Israel exchange prisoners?

The militant Palestinian organization Hamas released a two-minute video proving that an Israeli prisoner held for more than three years is still alive. Should Israel agree to release hundreds of Palestinian prisoners to secure the release of one Israeli soldier? Tell us what you think.

Posted: October 2, 2009 07:47   Comments: 74
Stakes are high in Iran nuclear negotiations

Interview (video)

Stakes are high in Iran nuclear negotiations

In Switzerland, high stakes talks over Iran's nuclear program are underway. Flynt Leverett of the New America Foundation discusses the possibility of sanctions. If the talks ultimately fail and sanctions are imposed on Iran, do you think Iran will give up its nuclear program? Tell us what you think.

Posted: October 1, 2009 16:30   Comments: 36
Obama mulls over Afghanistan strategy with advisers

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Obama mulls over Afghanistan strategy with advisers

U.S. President Barack Obama held a three-hour meeting on Afghanistan with key members of his national security team, some of whom are divided on whether or not to send more troops to Afghanistan. Alex Their of the United States Institute of Peace discusses the administration's options.

Posted: October 1, 2009 11:06   Comments: 5

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