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Wartime spending review

The World's Matthew Bell reports on a new government review of wartime spending. The review is focusing attention on how factors like poor planning and corruption have hampered U.S. reconstruction efforts in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Global Politics

What lies ahead for Iraq

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Andrew Bacevich about the significance of the vote in Iraq this past weekend. Bacevich is a Professor of International Relations at Boston University. His son, an army lieutenant, was killed in Iraq in 2007.

Global Politics

Russia and Cuba revive ties

Cuba and Russia are cozying up to each other again, after drifting apart a bit in the post-Cold War era. Host Marco Werman discusses Cuban-Russian relations with Sergei Khrushchev, the son of former Soviet leader Nikita Khruschev and a Senior Fellow in International Studies at Brown University now.

Arts, Culture & Media

Global hit

Buddy Holly's death in a plane crash 50 years ago was a shock to music fans. And not just in the US. The World's Gerry Hadden gets European fans to share their memories of Buddy Holly.