Jason Margolis

Global Politics

Taliban commander 'seized in Pakistan'

A man described as the top Afghan Taliban military commander and named as Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar has been captured in Pakistan, US officials say. The government has yet to confirm the arrest; the Taliban have denied it. Jason Margolis has more.

Global Politics

US Navy gets budget cuts

Defense Secretary Robert Gates wants to save the Department of Defense more than $150 billion over the next five years. $35 billion of those proposed savings would come from cuts to the US Navy. The World's Jason Margolis has more.

Conflict & Justice

More doubts over Afghan vote

Election results in Afghanistan show incumbent president Hamid Karzai winning re-election; But allegations of fraud continue to mar the process. Now EU observers say that up to 25% the ballots cast are suspect. The World's Jason Margolis has details.

Arts, Culture & Media

Tom Hooper

Canadian rocker Neil Young famously sang the words, �It's better to burn out than to fade away.� Well, our final story today is about a Canadian rocker who didn't take Young's advice. The World's Jason Margolis met him in Victoria, British Columbia.

Global Politics

Obama's new missile defense plan

President Obama announced a new US missile defense plan � it shifts away from a previous plan by the Bush Administration to build a missile defense system in Poland and the Czech Republic. The World's Jason Margolis begins our coverage.

Global Politics

Obama urges support for Mideast talks

President Barack Obama has urged fellow world leaders to support Israeli-Palestinian peace negotiations currently under way. He was speaking at the 65th UN General Assembly at the organization's New York headquarters. The World's Jason Margolis has more.