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U.S. lagging behind in harnessing green energy

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U.S. lagging behind in harnessing green energy

In talks between President Obama and the Chinese president, climate change was high on the agenda. A recent report found that China is the world's leading renewable energy producer. Is the United States lagging too far behind other countries in developing renewable energy sources and businesses?

Posted: November 17, 2009 11:50   Comments: 28
Japan’s new assertive leader meets with President Obama

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Japan’s new assertive leader meets with President Obama

Susumu Awanohara, an expert on U.S.-Japan relations with Medley Global Advisors, joins Daljit Dhaliwal to discuss the challenges Japan's new leadership faces and the evolving relationship between Japan and the U.S.

Posted: November 13, 2009 12:25   Comments: 3
Afghanistan’s “bravest woman” criticizes government

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Afghanistan’s “bravest woman” criticizes government

Worldfocus producer Mohammad Al Kassim interviews Malalai Joya -- the first Afghan woman to be elected to parliament. She has openly challenged the Afghan government, U.S. and NATO military presence, warlords and the Taliban.

Posted: November 6, 2009 14:54   Comments: 16
Staying the course in Iraq, despite new violence

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Staying the course in Iraq, despite new violence

The U.S. plans to cut its troop levels next year if the security situation in Iraq is stable. If the security situation is not stable, should the United States withdraw its troops anyway? Tarek Bazley of Al Jazeera English reports from Baghdad.

Posted: October 26, 2009 10:58   Comments: 21
H1N1 forcing governments to rethink health strategies

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H1N1 forcing governments to rethink health strategies

With concerns rising in the U.S. and abroad about the H1N1 virus, we want to hear your thoughts. Do you think the U.S. government is doing enough to protect American citizens from H1N1?

Posted: October 21, 2009 11:15   Comments: 29
Western nations to assess Iranian trustworthiness

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Western nations to assess Iranian trustworthiness

Iran faces stiffer economic sanctions if it fails to follow through on a tentative plan to move most of its enriched uranium out of the country. This relocation could delay Iran's ability to make a nuclear bomb. Do you think that Iran can be trusted to make good on its promise to take concrete steps aimed at reducing tensions over its nuclear program?

Posted: October 19, 2009 11:52   Comments: 28
American doctors aiding African medical programs

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American doctors aiding African medical programs

Doc to Dock collects surplus medical supplies - such as hospital beds from a facility that is upgrading - and ships them to Africa. Dalijit Dhaliwal spoke last week with Doc to Dock's founder, Dr. Bruce Charash.

Posted: October 15, 2009 14:14   Comments: 7
U.S. mulls military options in Afghanistan

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U.S. mulls military options in Afghanistan

Contributing blogger S. Azmat Hassan is a career diplomat and former ambassador of Pakistan, where his postings have included Ambassador of Pakistan to Malaysia, Syria and Morocco. He writes for Worldfocus about the need for a new American strategy in Afghanistan.

Posted: October 12, 2009 14:20   Comments: 1
How You See It: Should the U.S. send more aid to Pakistan?

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How You See It: Should the U.S. send more aid to Pakistan?

Today in the Swat Valley within 100 miles of the Pakistani capital city of Islamabad, at least 41 people were killed. The incident came as the Taliban claimed responsibility for a separate weekend attack on a Pakistani army facility that killed dozens more. Should the United States send even more money to Pakistan to try to quell the violence there?

Posted: October 12, 2009 13:15   Comments: 24
How You See It: Obama and the Nobel Peace Prize

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How You See It: Obama and the Nobel Peace Prize

U.S. President Barack Obama was awarded the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize. His selection has generated broad reaction around the world. Should the Nobel Peace Prize have been awarded to President Obama? Tell us what you think.

Posted: October 9, 2009 07:21   Comments: 165

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