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Libyan dilemma for the West

The Libyan revolt appears to have reached deadlock. The crisis poses a dilemma for the US and the international community: whether or not outside powers should intervene militarily inside the Libya. The World's Jeb Sharp examines the options.

Low turnout for Algeria's protests

Algeria was seen as one of the North African countries likely to follow Tunisia on the path to democratization. But as Assia Boundaoui reports, Algerians are tired of fighting, and are willing to settle for minor freedoms rather than full democracy.

Arts, Culture & Media

Gaddafi's green book

Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's political manifesto, The Green Book, made for some interesting reading for anchor Marco Werman when he picked it up as a souvenir from his 2006 trip to Libya. He gives us a sample.

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Captain Morgan's cannons

A river runs through the Geo Quiz: The Central American river on our radar today has been a busy waterway for the past five centuries. Pirates and traders famously plied these waters including the famed Captain Henry Morgan.