Nuclear weapons policy expert Joseph Cirincione discusses the probability of Iran backing way from a deal to send enriched uranium abroad and the likelihood of a military strike against Iran's nuclear facilities. Al Jazeera English's Nazanine Moshiri reports from Tehran on the aftermath of the suicide bombing.
After months of planning, the Pakistani army has finally dispatched 38,000 troops into the Pakistani Taliban stronghold of South Waziristan. S. Azmat Hassan, a former Pakistani diplomat, writes about the current Pakistani military campaign in South Waziristan and what the U.S. should do in the troubled region.
In an abrupt change of U.S. policy towards Sudan, the State Department announced today that it would pursue serious engagement with the Sudanese government. The action is intended to help ease humanitarian suffering in Darfur. Mahmood Mamdani discusses the current situation in Sudan and the Obama administration's policy shift.
Iran faces stiffer economic sanctions if it fails to follow through on a tentative plan to move most of its enriched uranium out of the country. This relocation could delay Iran's ability to make a nuclear bomb. Do you think that Iran can be trusted to make good on its promise to take concrete steps aimed at reducing tensions over its nuclear program?
Gideon Rose of Foreign Affairs magazine and David Andelman of the World Policy Journal discuss corruption in Afghanistan, strategic opportunities in Pakistan, Iran's relationship with Russia and China and the threat of nuclear weapons.
Clinton swung by the predominantly Muslim autonomous republic at the end of her three-day trip to Russia this week. After visiting the Kazan Kremlin, the Blagoveshchensk Orthodox Cathedral, and the newly built Kol Sharif Mosque, Clinton praised the republic as a "model for tolerance and coexistence between Muslims and Christians," writes Christine Kiernan.
The relationship between Israel and Turkey received yet another blow when a Turkish television drama airing on a state-owned channel depicted Israeli soldiers as brutal murderers. Worldfocus producer Gizem Yarbil, a native of Turkey, tackles the issue.
Around the world, an estimated 12 million individuals lack nationality or citizenship in any nation. This means they have no legal right to a passport, employment, or housing. Explore this Worldfocus map for more information about statelessness around the globe.
Almost one year after the devastating war between Israel and Hamas in the Gaza Strip, the Security Council could soon use the U.N. Human Rights Council-endorsed Goldstone Commission Report to pursue legal action against alleged war criminals on both sides. Do you think Israel and/or the Palestinians should face prosecution for their actions in the Gaza War?