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Russian warship to arrive, following Venezuela’s elections

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Russian warship to arrive, following Venezuela’s elections

Shannon O'Neil of the Council on Foreign Relations examines Hugo Chávez's position and the future of Venezuela in light of Sunday's local elections and forthcoming joint naval exercises with Russian warships.

Posted: November 24, 2008 23:40   Comments: 3
Venezuelan elections validate Chávez and opposition

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Venezuelan elections validate Chávez and opposition

Sara Llana Miller of The Christian Science Monitor discusses the outcome of Sunday's state and local elections in Venezuela, seen as a test for Hugo Chávez.

Posted: November 24, 2008 17:07   Comments: 1
Citigroup bailout reverberates abroad

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Citigroup bailout reverberates abroad

Robert Lenzner of Forbes magazine discusses the U.S. bailout of Citigroup and the situation of foreign banks.

Posted: November 24, 2008 13:29   Comments: 1
Week in Review: Hillary Clinton, al-Qaeda and Iran

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Week in Review: Hillary Clinton, al-Qaeda and Iran

Carla Robbins, Gideon Rose and Martin Savidge discuss the week's news, including Hillary Clinton, al-Qaeda and a nuclear Iran.

Posted: November 21, 2008 12:23   Comments: 0
Mexico City divided over legalized abortion

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Mexico City divided over legalized abortion

Over a year after Mexico City's legalization of abortion, Martin Savidge heads south to explore the ongoing abortion debate.

Posted: November 20, 2008 23:15   Comments: 4
China ousts Japan, owning the most U.S. debt

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China ousts Japan, owning the most U.S. debt

Brad Setser of the Council on Foreign Relations discusses the shifting power dynamic accompanying China's economic ascendancy.

Posted: November 19, 2008 15:45   Comments: 1
China extends interests to Latin America

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China extends interests to Latin America

Chris Sabatini of the Council of the Americas discusses China's interests in the Americas and what impact this could have on the U.S.

Posted: November 19, 2008 15:01   Comments: 0
Uruguayan president vetoes abortion bill

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Uruguayan president vetoes abortion bill

A Worldfocus contributing blogger writes about the Uruguayan president's decision to veto a bill that would have legalized abortion in the largely secular country.

Posted: November 18, 2008 14:55   Comments: 0
Leaders log on as e-governments grow

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Leaders log on as e-governments grow

Barack Obama's victory was called the "first election the Internet won" because of his integration of technology and social networking tools. But governments around the world are also heading online.

Posted: November 17, 2008 15:50   Comments: 0
World leaders meet to shore up global economy

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World leaders meet to shore up global economy

World leaders are scheduled to meet at the G20 summit this weekend to coordinate a unified solution to the global credit crisis.

Posted: November 14, 2008 14:31   Comments: 0

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