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Afghanistan’s “bravest woman” criticizes government

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Afghanistan’s “bravest woman” criticizes government

Worldfocus producer Mohammad Al Kassim interviews Malalai Joya -- the first Afghan woman to be elected to parliament. She has openly challenged the Afghan government, U.S. and NATO military presence, warlords and the Taliban.

Posted: November 6, 2009 14:54   Comments: 16
Palestinian president bows out, future of peace in question

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Palestinian president bows out, future of peace in question

Mahmoud Abbas, the Palestinian president, has decided not to seek re-election. Israeli Minister Yuli Edelstein discusses the prospects of peace in the Middle East and why Israel won't agree to a settlement freeze. Al Jazeera English's John Terrett reports on the challenges and reasons behind Abbas' decision.

Posted: November 6, 2009 14:39   Comments: 33
Worldfocus Radio: Philippines — the forgotten terrorist front

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Worldfocus Radio: Philippines — the forgotten terrorist front

Martin Savidge hosts Filipino peace negotiator and Catholic priest Eliseo Mercado and security analyst Zachary Abuza when Worldfocus Radio explores the forgotten terrorist front in the Philippines. LISTEN NOW.

Posted: November 5, 2009 18:05   Comments: 3
Looking at the British side of the war in Afghanistan

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Looking at the British side of the war in Afghanistan

This week, a Taliban sympathizer gunned down five British troops in Afghanistan. Daljit Dhaliwal speaks with Gideon Lichfield, deputy editor of The Economist online in New York, about British public sentiment and the reaction of Prime Minister Gordon Brown.

Posted: November 5, 2009 17:29   Comments: 10
A Marine’s thoughts on the open debate over Afghanistan

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A Marine’s thoughts on the open debate over Afghanistan

A U.S. Marine who is an embedded trainer with the Afghan National Army blogs about the impact from his perspective of the prolonged debate over the future military strategy in the region.

Posted: November 5, 2009 12:42   Comments: 4
Daily life goes on in war-torn Pakistan

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Daily life goes on in war-torn Pakistan

The Pakistani military has been aggressively going after militant groups -- after seemingly incessant terrorist attacks in many parts of the country. But we don't hear much about the toll on average Pakistanis and how they cope with the menace of militant attacks. Daljit Dhaliwal talks about everyday life in Lahore with Saeed Shafqat.

Posted: November 5, 2009 12:38   Comments: 1
U.K. public opinion turning against war in Afghanistan

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U.K. public opinion turning against war in Afghanistan

After news yesterday of the deaths of five British soldiers in Afghanistan, public opinion in the U.K. seems to be shifting. Amid growing calls for a policy change, Prime Minister Gordon Brown is to deliver a major speech tomorrow. Does growing British opposition to the war affect your perspective on America's role in Afghanistan?

Posted: November 5, 2009 09:30   Comments: 32
Protests erupt on 30th anniversary of U.S. embassy seizure

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Protests erupt on 30th anniversary of U.S. embassy seizure

Anti-government protesters have clashed with security forces, resulting in widespread chaos throughout the Iranian capital city. Al Jazeera English reports from Tehran, and Geneive Abdo of The Century Foundation discusses the day's protests.

Posted: November 4, 2009 16:20   Comments: 12
Questioning how terror suspects are treated overseas

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Questioning how terror suspects are treated overseas

Today in Milan, Italy, there was a landmark court ruling regarding a program run by the Central Intelligence Agency known as "extraordinary rendition." Under that program, terror suspects were secretly detained and flown to foreign countries for interrogations. Gabor Rona, international legal director of Human Rights First, speaks to Daljit Dhaliwal.

Posted: November 4, 2009 14:42   Comments: 39
Journalists risk their lives reporting in the Philippines

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Journalists risk their lives reporting in the Philippines

Correspondent Mark Litke and producer Ara Ayer report from the Philippines where there are more newspapers in print, more points of view and more influence in broadcast journalism than ever before. But since People Power in 1986, more than 70 journalists have been murdered.

Posted: November 3, 2009 17:56   Comments: 4

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