This week, a Taliban sympathizer gunned down five British troops in Afghanistan. Daljit Dhaliwal speaks with Gideon Lichfield, deputy editor of The Economist online in New York, about British public sentiment and the reaction of Prime Minister Gordon Brown.
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Ahmad Kamal, a Pakistani diplomat for 40 years, discusses the relationship between the Taliban in Pakistan and Afghanistan and the escalation of attacks. He also examines what it will take to end the violence in both countries.
A public debate erupted earlier this year when graphic Dancehall music lyrics and images were banned from Jamaica's airwaves. The public responses reveal the legacy of two Jamaicas dating back to the country's slave history, as correspondent Lisa Biagiotti reports.
Almost one year after a bloodless coup in the impoverished West African nation, security forces cracked down on around 50,000 protesters. Witnesses have accused the junta's soldiers of brutal murders and indiscriminate sexual assault.
Jamaica is a land of deep contradictions, writes producer Micah Fink -- a lush tropical country inhabited by hospitable people, but with violence and hatred lurking close to the surface.
Twitter users and bloggers have responded to riots that broke out late last week in Uganda’s capital city, leaving at least 21 dead. By Monday, Kampala was relatively calm — but the turmoil points to mounting tensions between Uganda's government and traditional kingdoms.
A U.S. Marine embedded trainer with the Afghan National Army describes the atmosphere in northeastern Afghanistan, a well-known insurgent haven, ahead of national elections.
On Tuesday, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was in the Democratic Republic of Congo, a country with vast natural resources that for years has been plagued by civil war and sexual violence. Severinne Autesserre of Barnard College discuss how the country's government and people will respond to Clinton's message.