Controversy stirs ahead of major election in Lebanon
From U.S. Vice President Joe Biden's visit to Beirut to new accusations about an old assassination, Lebanon is heating up in advance of its June 7 national election, which could see the tides turn for Hezbollah.
Posted: May 28, 2009 11:00
Iranian president’s popularity wanes as challenger emerges
Geneive Abdo of the Century Foundation discusses Mohammed Khatami, the moderate reform candidate who will challenge Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, and the future of Iran-U.S. relations.
Posted: February 9, 2009 15:11
Moderate Islamist leader elected president of Somalia
A Worldfocus contributing blogger discusses Somalia's new leader, a moderate Islamist who was driven out of power by Ethiopian forces only a few years ago.
Posted: February 3, 2009 07:30
Race tightens as ballots are tallied in Ghana
A Worldfocus contributing citizen journalist writes about Ghana's national elections as the votes are counted.
Posted: December 8, 2008 18:00
Obama refurbishes America’s image abroad
The image of America around the world may be forever changed after the election of Barack Obama.
Posted: November 5, 2008 17:59
People around the globe track Palin-Biden debate
Sharyn O'Halloran, a professor at the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University, discusses the international reaction to the vice presidential debate.
Posted: October 3, 2008 12:52
South African presidency changes hands
Jacob Zuma names Kgalema Motlanthe as the expected interim president in hopes to restore the South African cabinet.
Posted: September 24, 2008 03:27
Week in review: World markets, Israel and Pakistan
Gideon Rose of Foreign Affairs magazine and Carla Robbins of The New York Times discuss the week's events.
Posted: September 22, 2008 09:06