Ben Gilbert

Conflict & Justice

Iraq's election surprise

Ben Gilbert reports on political wrangling in Iraq, following election results that came out last week. The two major winners were blocks belonging to the current Prime Minister and the former Prime Minister. Neither won enough seats to form a government.

Global Politics

Hope and fear in Benghazi

Libyans in the rebel stronghold Benghazi may parade and fire guns in the air but a few blocks away stores are closed. The streets are silent - with rebels dying on the front line, few people are ready to go shopping. Ben Gilbert reports from Benghazi.

Conflict & Justice

US working with Afghan police

US forces in Afghanistan have been trying for some time to improve the performance of the local police forces. Progress has been erratic. Ben Gilbert was embedded with the 504th Military Police Battalion when he sent this report.

Conflict & Justice

Syria Continues to Crush Protests

As Syrian forces continue their operation to crush protests against the government, the UN secretary general, Ban ki-Moon has called on President Assad to heed calls for reform before it is too late. Ben Gilbert has been speaking with residents of Homs.

Arts, Culture & Media

Mideastern Harleys

Harley Davidson has hit some hard times, the company just reported an 84% slide in 3rd quarter profits. So it's looking to wealthy customers overseas to expand its market. Places like the Middle East. Ben Gilbert reports from Beirut.

Conflict & Justice

Mubarak to stay until September

Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak has said he will stay in office and transfer power after September's election. His comments appeared to confound reports he was preparing to stand down immediately. Anchor Lisa Mullins talks with The World's Ben Gilbe