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Conflict & Justice

How to succeed in Afghanistan

President Obama is to announce his decision on Afghanistan on Tuesday. It's still not clear what he'll say in his speech but yesterday the president said he will 'finish the job'. We ask experts on war and security how we will know when the job is done.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Chihuahua, the largest Mexican state and home to the Chihuahuan Desert and the Sierra Madre Mountains. Mariel Luiz Solis Terrazas sent us an audio postcard.

Arts, Culture & Media

Dolapdere Big Gang

Cover bands aren't usually musical innovators. But Dolapdere Big Gang of Turkey might be the exception. This eight-piece band of young Roma musicians, plays Western pop hits in a traditional Turkish style. Matthew Brunwasser has the Global Hit.

Global Politics

Canada's stake in Afghanistan

President Obama's decision on whether to deploy more US troops to Afghanistan will certainly affect the more than 2800 Canadian troops in Afghanistan right now. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with reporter Graeme Smith, with Canada's Globe and Mail newspaper.