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Remote-controlled bomb kills Iranian nuclear physicist

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Remote-controlled bomb kills Iranian nuclear physicist

An assassination in Tehran has raised questions about who was responsible. The victim was nuclear physics professor Masoud Ali Mohammadi. An Iranian prosecutor claimed the C.I.A. and Mossad probably had a hand in the killing. For more about covert efforts to undermine Iran's nuclear program, Daljit Dhaliwal speaks to Flynt Leverett.

Posted: January 12, 2010 16:51   Comments: 13
Worldfocus Radio: Red China Goes Green

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Worldfocus Radio: Red China Goes Green

Will China accept lower growth and higher energy costs that could result from the Copenhagen summit? While virtually no one in China denies climate change, debate focuses on the speed and selection of renewable energy alternatives. Martin Savidge hosts Julian Wong and Rashid Kang to discuss how China is developing its alternative energy programs.

Posted: December 9, 2009 21:28   Comments: 6
Straddling the two Koreas: DMZ diplomacy with Major Im

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Straddling the two Koreas: DMZ diplomacy with Major Im

Part 3 of 6 in our series on the people and culture of North Korea. Worldfocus multimedia producer Ben Piven writes about his encounter with North Korean Major Im Dong-chul while on the northern side of the Demilitarized Zone that separates the two Koreas.

Posted: November 3, 2009 15:29   Comments: 10
Judging Ahmadinejad’s sincerity during nuclear talks

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Judging Ahmadinejad’s sincerity during nuclear talks

Iran has responded to the U.N. nuclear watchdog's proposal to ship Iranian uranium abroad for enriching. President Ahmadinejad said, "We welcome cooperation on nuclear fuel, power plants and technology, and we are ready to cooperate." To analyze today's events in Iran, Daljit Dhaliwal spoke with Flynt Leverett, director of the Iran Project at the New America Foundation.

Posted: October 29, 2009 11:10   Comments: 40
Week in review: Afghanistan and Iran

Week in Review

Week in review: Afghanistan and Iran

Gideon Rose of Foreign Affairs Magazine and Carol Giacomo of The New York Times editorial board join Daljit Dhaliwal to discuss whether Iran appears to be pulling back from a deal to ship enriched uranium overseas. They also discuss fair elections in Afghanistan and NATO's decision to support a wider war counter-strategy.

Posted: October 23, 2009 17:08   Comments: 7
Strategic ties highlight Russia’s regional importance

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Strategic ties highlight Russia’s regional importance

Angela Stent of Georgetown University discusses the significance of Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's visit, the importance of Russia as a regional power with China and sanctions against Iran.

Posted: October 13, 2009 14:08   Comments: 1
Iranian scientist still missing after June pilgrimage

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Iranian scientist still missing after June pilgrimage

An Iranian scientist remains missing after a pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia in June. Many in Iran assume that Amiri defected, but the U.S. denies any involvement. Nazanine Moshiri of Al Jazeera English reports from Tehran.

Posted: October 9, 2009 11:15   Comments: 1
Diplomatic victory with Iran staves off preemptive attacks

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Diplomatic victory with Iran staves off preemptive attacks

The outcome of the recent Geneva talks between the P5+1 and Iran is a victory for diplomacy, writes Worldfocus contributor and former ambassador of Pakistan Azmat Hassan. Engagement with Iran can soften the rough edges.

Posted: October 6, 2009 09:54   Comments: 2
Amid Iran nuclear talks, don’t forget human rights

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Amid Iran nuclear talks, don’t forget human rights

In addition to holding the Iranian government accountable for its nuclear ambitions, writes Worldfocus contributor Dwight Bashir, the P5+1 should use its new platform to raise substantive human rights issues -- and not just behind closed doors.

Posted: October 5, 2009 10:42   Comments: 4
Week in review: Iran and rethinking Afghanistan

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Week in review: Iran and rethinking Afghanistan

Gideon Rose of Foreign Affairs magazine and Rana Foroohar of Newsweek discuss the week’s top stories: The debate over next steps in the war in Afghanistan and developments in regards to Iran's nuclear program.

Posted: October 2, 2009 15:31   Comments: 5

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