Turkish government arrests alleged coup conspirators
On Monday, the Turkish government arrested 51 high ranking military officers who were allegedly part of a plot to overthrow the democratically elected, Islamist-leaning government. Martin Savidge speaks with Dr. Ömer Taşpınar, the director of the Turkey Project at the Brookings Institution, for insight into the issue.
Posted: February 24, 2010 17:04
Russian warships visit Cold War ally Cuba
Christopher Sabatini of the Council of the Americas discusses Russian warships docking in Havana and potential changes to Cuba-U.S. relations under Barack Obama.
Posted: December 19, 2008 13:42
Russian warship to arrive, following Venezuela’s elections
Shannon O'Neil of the Council on Foreign Relations examines Hugo Chávez's position and the future of Venezuela in light of Sunday's local elections and forthcoming joint naval exercises with Russian warships.
Posted: November 24, 2008 23:40
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Chaos on and off Somalia’s shores
Jane Campbell of the U.S. Navy discusses the situation in Somalia, where pirates hijacked a supertanker -- the largest vessel ever hijacked -- with $100 million in oil.
Posted: November 18, 2008 18:00
Somali pirates sink maritime industry
Sea piracy has doubled in the last six years, costing the maritime industry more than $16 billion each year.
Posted: September 22, 2008 15:21