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Conflict & Justice

Israel's Netanyahu in Washington

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was at the White House one day after he blasted President Obama's proposal that the future borders of Israel and Palestine should be based on the 1967 lines. Anchor Marco Werman talks with The World's Matthew Bell.

Conflict & Justice

New START for nuclear disarmament

The Senate is Washington has approved a nuclear arms pact with Russia. The treaty requires the US and Russia to cut their nuclear warheads by 30%. The World's Alex Gallafent takes a look back on the evolution of US/Russian diplomacy over nuclear weapons.

Bush strategy on Iran

The World's Jeb Sharp reports on President Bush's remarks on Iran; the president recently accused Iran of threatening the security of nations everywhere, and on his current trip

Turkish troops in Northern Iraq

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with LA Times correspondent Borzou Daragahi in Iraq about Turkey's military incursion into Northern Iraq where Turkish troops are on a mission to destroy bases in Iraq used by Kurdish militants to launch attacks

Global Politics

Putin at NATO

The World's Aaron Schachter reports from the NATO summit in Romania where Russian president Vladimir Putin made it clear today that Russia is strongly opposed to NATO expansion plans to include Ukraine and Georgia

Global Politics

Circumcision and AIDS in Uganda

Recent studies suggest that male circumcision can provide some protection against HIV infection. Health officials in Uganda would like to promote male circumcision as part of a campaign to reduce HIV/AIDS. But Uganda's president doesn't support the idea

Global Politics

China rejects human rights criticism

The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports on China's response to criticism of its human rights record; the government in Beijing says no one should interfere in China's affairs, and many ordinary Chinese don't understand why the West keeps criticizing China.

Global Politics

U.S. image abroad

The World's Matthew Bell reports on the state of America's image abroad. The nation's reputation has taken a number of hits over the past few years. The current financial crisis on Wall Street may be yet another.

Bush bumps up defense budget

President Bush's budget request for the Pentagon is for 515 billion dollars and that doesn't count the cost of wars in Iraq and Afghanistan; Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Thom Shanker