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Reading the Middle Eastern press on Iran’s nuclear plant

In the Newsroom (blog)

Reading the Middle Eastern press on Iran’s nuclear plant

Worldfocus producer Mohammad Al-Kassim blogs about how Middle Eastern news media outlets covered the news that Iran is building a second nuclear site.

Posted: September 25, 2009 15:10   Comments: 1
Obama considers foreign policy shifts in Middle East

Interview (video)

Obama considers foreign policy shifts in Middle East

The Obama administration is considering major foreign policy changes in the Middle East and Afghanistan. James Lindsay of the Council on Foreign Relations discusses shifting foreign policy. Is U.S. foreign policy headed in the right direction? Tell us what you think.

Posted: September 23, 2009 13:02   Comments: 36
Afghanistan commander warns of failure

Interview (video)

Afghanistan commander warns of failure

The top U.S. commander in Afghanistan is warning of the possibility of failure without additional American troops. Anthony Cordesman of the Center for Strategic and International Studies discusses U.S. options in Afghanistan.

Posted: September 21, 2009 14:05   Comments: 6
Karzai defends integrity of Afghan election

How You See It

Karzai defends integrity of Afghan election

Afghan President Hamid Karzai continues to defend the country's election against accusations of fraud. Should the U.S. demand a recount or accept the results? Tell us what you think.

Posted: September 17, 2009 07:49   Comments: 13
U.S. tariffs on Chinese tire imports spark trade dispute

Interview (video)

U.S. tariffs on Chinese tire imports spark trade dispute

U.S. President Barack Obama's decision to impose higher tariffs on Chinese tire imports led to a trade dispute. Daniel Rosen of the Rhodium Group discusses the larger implications. Do you think China will overtake the United States as the world's leading economic power? Tell us what you think.

Posted: September 14, 2009 11:30   Comments: 14
Mounting election fraud and waning support in Afghanistan

Interview (video)

Mounting election fraud and waning support in Afghanistan

Marvin Weinbaum of the Middle East Institute discusses potential exit strategies for U.S. allies and Americans' waning support for the fight in Afghanistan.

Posted: September 7, 2009 16:43   Comments: 3
Week in review: Afghanistan and Japan

Week in review (video)

Week in review: Afghanistan and Japan

Carol Giacomo of The New York Times and Joel Rosenthal of the Carnegie Council discuss the new allegations of widespread fraud in the Afghan presidential election and the implications of the recent change of power in Japan.

Posted: September 4, 2009 15:38   Comments: 4
NATO airstrike kills scores in Afghanistan

Interview (video)

NATO airstrike kills scores in Afghanistan

Marvin Weinbaum of the Middle East Institute discusses the civilian casualties and potential setbacks to the U.S. mission in Afghanistan after an explosion killed at least 90 people, many of whom were civilians.

Posted: September 4, 2009 14:55   Comments: 3
Greener governments, businesses address climate change

Interview (video)

Greener governments, businesses address climate change

Michael Allegretti of The Climate Group addresses how business and governments can address the challenges and economic opportunities of climate change in anticipation of the United Nations climate conference in Copenhagen later this year.

Posted: September 3, 2009 16:01   Comments: 4
Opposition landslide victory ushers in new era in Japan

Interview (video)

Opposition landslide victory ushers in new era in Japan

Yukio Hatoyama will usher in a new era of progressive and more liberal politics and government in Japan. Kenji Kohno is the Washington bureau chief of the Japanese television network NHK and discusses what this historic election means for Japan and U.S. relations.

Posted: August 31, 2009 11:03   Comments: 1

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