Worldfocus producers Mohammad al-Kassim and Ben Piven report from the United Nations on the first day of the 64th session of the General Assembly.
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U.S. President Barack Obama plans to meet in New York with the leaders of Israel and the Palestinian Authority. If Israel imposes a freeze on all settlement construction, are you confident there would be a peace deal between the Israelis and Palestinians? Tell us what you think.
Amid protests on Friday, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad made some harsh comments about Israel and the West. Ervand Abrahamian of the City University of New York discusses the state of the protest movement in Iran. Do you think the Obama administration is making a mistake by engaging Ahmadinejad? Tell us what you think.
U.S. President Barack Obama announced that he is dropping a controversial plan for a missile defense system in Europe, intended to counter perceived threats from Iran. Heather Conley of the Center for Strategic and International Studies discusses how the decision will be received in Europe.
President Barack Obama renewed the U.S. embargo with Cuba this week. As usual, writes Worldfocus blogger Peter Eisner, Latin America is an afterthought in U.S. foreign policy planning.
Afghanistan, Pakistan and Somalia have emerged as critical battlegrounds in the U.S. fight against extremists and terrorism. Is the United States being aggressive enough -- or too aggressive -- in its efforts to combat international terrorism? Tell us what you think.
U.S. President Barack Obama's decision to impose higher tariffs on Chinese tire imports led to a trade dispute. Daniel Rosen of the Rhodium Group discusses the larger implications. Do you think China will overtake the United States as the world's leading economic power? Tell us what you think.
Garrick Utley of the State University of New York and Charles Sennott of GlobalPost discuss the major foreign policy challenges facing U.S. President Barack Obama: Iran's nuclear ambitions and troop numbers in Afghanistan.
Following U.S. President Barack Obama's speech on health care reform, Worldfocus examines the issue from a global perspective with Victor Rodwin of New York University's Wagner School of Public Service. Are you convinced that health care in the U.S. is as good as that in other developed nations? Tell us what you think.
Washington's chief representative to the International Atomic Energy Agency says Iran may now possess enough uranium to make a bomb. Fariborz Ghadar of the Center for Strategic and International Studies discusses the prospect of sanctions on Iran. How should the Obama administration respond to Iran's nuclear program? Tell us what you think.