Katy Clark

Development & Education

Marine boot camp

The World's Katy Clark goes to Marine "boot camp" with a group of high-school teachers and guidance counselors to learn first hand what it takes to make a U.S. Marine. The Marines run the special boot camp as an aid to recruitment.

Conflict & Justice

The day after the vote

Millions of Afghans cast their ballots in yesterday's presidential election�though turnout appeared weaker than in the election five years ago. Anchor Katy Clark speaks with the BBC's Caroline Wyatt.

Global Politics

Africa's Ajami writing system

Ajami is a whole writing system used by many Africans to conduct business transactions, to keep family histories, and to write poetry. The World's Katy Clark tells us about how scholars are only now coming to understand and appreciate the value of Ajami.

Geo Answer

Today's answer is China. The country is sending its navy to the coast of Somalia to conduct anti-pirate operations there. The World's Matthew Bell tells anchor Katy Clark that it's the first time in 600 hundreds years that Chinese ships will venture into east African waters.

Global Politics

Economic impact of terrorism

Pakistan's stock market ended 7 percent lower on the week as cautious investors sold amid continued militant attacks across the country. The World's Katy Clark looks at the economic impact of the fight against terrorism in Pakistan.

Global Politics

Africa's Ajami writing system

Ajami is a whole writing system used by many Africans to conduct business transactions, to keep family histories, and to write poetry. The World's Katy Clark tells us about how scholars are only now coming to understand and appreciate the value of Ajami.

Conflict & Justice

Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Bolivia. Bolivia has a tough new national law that bans all animals, wild and domestic, in traveling circuses. Anchor Katy Clark speaks with animal rights campaigner (Animal Defenders International) Alexandra Cardenas.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

Speyside is the answer to our Geo Quiz. Scientists in Scotland say they've created a new bio-fuel made from the by-products of whiskey. Professor Martin Tangeny is at Edinburgh Napier University. He speaks to anchor Katy Clark about his team's creation.

Development & Education

Marine boot camp

The World's Katy Clark goes to Marine "boot camp" with a group of high-school teachers and guidance counselors to learn first hand what it takes to make a U.S. Marine. The Marines run the special boot camp as an aid to recruitment.

Conflict & Justice

The day after the vote

Millions of Afghans cast their ballots in yesterday's presidential election�though turnout appeared weaker than in the election five years ago. Anchor Katy Clark speaks with the BBC's Caroline Wyatt.