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Conflict & Justice

Obama Mideast peace effort

President Obama met today with Israeli and Palestinian leaders to try and breathe new life into the stalled Mid East peace talks. Anchor Marco Werman finds out more from Matthew Bell, who's in Jerusalem and was recently in the West Bank town of Nablus.

Global Politics

Warnings dire from leaked report

The leak of the report warning of failure in Afghanistan is certain to add fuel to the debate over the future of the US mission there. Anchor Marco Werman discusses the political situation with Richard Fontaine, a former foreign policy adviser.

Arts, Culture & Media

Our Disappeared

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with documentary filmmaker Juan Mandelbaum about his new film, �Our Disappeared. It tells the story of his investigation into the political kidnappings and murders of many of his college friends in Buenos Aires in the 1970s.

Global Politics

The new missile defense strategy

Stanford University professor David Holloway authored a report on Iran's nuclear and missile potential that influenced the changes in President Obama's missile defense plan. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Holloway about the new plan.

Global Politics

Italy calls for exit from Afghanistan

Italy's Prime Minister says he wants Italian troops out of Afghanistan as soon as possible. That's after six Italian soldiers participating in NATO operations in Afghanistan died yesterday in a suicide bomb attack. The World's Gerry Hadden reports.

Conflict & Justice

Dancing boys of Afghanistan

An ancient tradition banned by the Taliban is now experiencing a comeback in Afghanistan. It's the practice of bacha bazi or boy for play'. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Ghaith Abdul Ahad, who wrote about �bacha bazi' for The Guardian newspaper.