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All Posts Tagged With: "United States"

A view from the East

Mohammad Al-Kassim (blog)

A view from the East

Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah is on a two-day visit to Syria, his first since ascending to the throne in 2005, in a further sign of warming ties between the two Arab states.

Posted: October 7, 2009 15:07   Comments: 1
Uncertainty on eighth anniversary of war in Afghanistan

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Uncertainty on eighth anniversary of war in Afghanistan

Wednesday marks the eighth anniversary of the U.S.-led invasion of Afghanistan. After eight years of war in Afghanistan, are the United States and the world safer from terrorism? Tell us what you think.

Posted: October 7, 2009 07:57   Comments: 18
Should the Afghanistan debate be public or private?

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Should the Afghanistan debate be public or private?

Gabriel Schoenfeld of the Hudson Institute discusses the debate over troop increases in Afghanistan. Do you agree with Defense Secretary Robert Gates that those advising President Obama on Afghanistan war strategy should keep their opinions private? Tell us what you think.

Posted: October 6, 2009 11:25   Comments: 27
Iranians scour Internet for entertainment, evading censors

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Iranians scour Internet for entertainment, evading censors

Iranian students discuss how they bypass censorship and filters to find music and films, both online and in shops on the streets. They also explore the influence of Western culture and the backlash against it.

Posted: October 2, 2009 14:16   Comments: 1
Russia, Georgia view war report’s blame through lenses

Christine Kiernan (blog)

Russia, Georgia view war report’s blame through lenses

Worldfocus producer Christine Kiernan writes about the reaction to a recent report on the Russia-Georgia war, which found that that all sides violated international humanitarian and human rights laws.

Posted: October 2, 2009 10:38   Comments: 1
Stakes are high in Iran nuclear negotiations

Interview (video)

Stakes are high in Iran nuclear negotiations

In Switzerland, high stakes talks over Iran's nuclear program are underway. Flynt Leverett of the New America Foundation discusses the possibility of sanctions. If the talks ultimately fail and sanctions are imposed on Iran, do you think Iran will give up its nuclear program? Tell us what you think.

Posted: October 1, 2009 16:30   Comments: 36
China wary of harsh sanctions on Iran, eyeing trade

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China wary of harsh sanctions on Iran, eyeing trade

China has a close trading relationship with Iran, and its support will be key in any effort to impose new sanctions against the country. John Delury of the Asia Society's Center on U.S.-China Relations discusses China's willingness -- or lack thereof -- to go along with sanctions.

Posted: September 29, 2009 15:07   Comments: 3
How You See It: Is the U.S. ready to elect a gay leader?

How You See It

How You See It: Is the U.S. ready to elect a gay leader?

The man in position to be Germany's next vice chancellor -- Free Democrats Party leader Guido Westerwelle -- will become the first openly gay person to hold that office. Is the United States ready to elect an openly gay man or woman as vice president, or even president? Tell us what you think.

Posted: September 29, 2009 10:04   Comments: 44
Former U.S. bases in the Philippines transform and thrive

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Former U.S. bases in the Philippines transform and thrive

The American troop presence in the Philippines is tiny compared to what it was before two major U.S. military bases closed down almost two decades ago. In the years since, a stunning transformation has taken place, turning those bases from the ash heap of history into thriving economic enterprises.

Posted: September 28, 2009 13:21   Comments: 5
How you see it: Should Roman Polanski be extradited?

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How you see it: Should Roman Polanski be extradited?

Film director Roman Polanski was arrested by Swiss authorities over the weekend on charges of fleeing sentencing for unlawful sexual intercourse with a 13-year-old girl. Should Roman Polanski be extradited to the U.S. to face sentencing in a case that is now more than three decades old? Tell us what you think.

Posted: September 28, 2009 11:11   Comments: 81

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