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U.S. seeks hearts and minds in combatting global jihad

S. Azmat Hassan (Blog)

U.S. seeks hearts and minds in combatting global jihad

Worldfocus blogger S. Azmat Hassan writes how mankind has engaged in violent extremism since Biblical times. Terrorism is propaganda by deed, since terrorism is theater. So, Hassan argues, al-Qaeda succeeds every time it plants fear and uncertainty in our hearts and minds.

Posted: January 11, 2010 13:40   Comments: 7
Ethnic tensions in Bosnia and Herzegovina cause concern

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Ethnic tensions in Bosnia and Herzegovina cause concern

Ivana Howard grew up in Bosnia, and covers the region for the National Endowment for Democracy, a private non-profit organization that promotes democracy around the world. Howard joins Daljit Dhaliwal to take a closer look at the increasing ethnic tensions in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Posted: January 6, 2010 17:03   Comments: 1
Citizens of Iran mobilize during Ashura holiday protests

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Citizens of Iran mobilize during Ashura holiday protests

On Sunday, Iranians observed the Shiite holiday of Ashura, which commemorates the death of Shiite Islam's holiest martyr, Imam Hussein. Anti-government protests were met with severe violence by state security forces. Witnesses said the protests were the largest and bloodiest since those following the disputed presidential elections in June.

Posted: December 28, 2009 14:00   Comments: 3
Iran’s student day vigils turn into regime change rallies

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Iran’s student day vigils turn into regime change rallies

Every year, December 7 commemorates the three students killed by police during protests against a 1953 visit by then-U.S. Vice President Richard Nixon. Amateur videos culled from YouTube show that this year's events transformed into demonstrations opposing the Iranian government. Watch footage from some of the country's largest anti-government rallies since July.

Posted: December 8, 2009 17:53   Comments: 3
Settlements blocking Israeli-Palestinian path to peace?

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Settlements blocking Israeli-Palestinian path to peace?

The peace process between Israel and the Palestinians is in crisis, with no sign that a key issue -- freezing Israeli settlements -- can be resolved any time soon. Israelis and Palestinians continue to struggle over their common land. Should Israel agree to demands to freeze all settlement building?

Posted: November 19, 2009 13:07   Comments: 185
Israeli strikes continue as Hamas refuses to surrender

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Israeli strikes continue as Hamas refuses to surrender

Israel continued to carry out air strikes in Gaza for the fourth consecutive day.

Posted: December 30, 2008 17:01   Comments: 6
Webcast on DR Congo — Tues., Dec. 16 at 7:30 p.m. EST

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Webcast on DR Congo — Tues., Dec. 16 at 7:30 p.m. EST

Worldfocus anchor Martin Savidge will host a webcasted radio show to discuss the roots of conflict and prospects for peace in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Tune in online at 7:30 p.m. EST on Tuesday, Dec. 16.

Posted: December 15, 2008 23:30   Comments: 4
Park rangers return to Congo’s imperiled gorillas

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Park rangers return to Congo’s imperiled gorillas

Worldfocus contributing bloggers write from Virunga National Park in Congo -- home to more than half of the world's 700 remaining mountain gorillas and on the edge of a war zone.

Posted: November 27, 2008 16:10   Comments: 1
A fragile ceasefire in eastern Congo

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A fragile ceasefire in eastern Congo

Alan Doss, Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary General in the Democratic Republic of Congo, speaks to Martin Savidge about the fragile ceasefire.

Posted: November 25, 2008 15:14   Comments: 0

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