Katy Clark

Conflict & Justice

Life after Gitmo

President Obama signed an executive order to close the prison camp at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba by January 2010. The World's Katy Clark tells us about how former Guantanamo detainees often struggle to reintegrate into society after their release.

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.