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Conflict & Justice

Why Jordan is at the epicenter of nearly all Middle Eastern issues

The rise of ISIS is connected to Jordan. The Israeli-Palestinian crisis plays out in the shadow of Jordan. The Syrian civil war and it's ensuing refugee crisis are taking a heavy toll on Jordan. Even the Iranian nuclear talks has a connection to Jordan. So, why Jordan, a landlocked country with few natural resources but tremendous importance for American foreign policy, at the middle of it all.

Conflict & Justice

Where to go after Guantanamo

President-elect Obama has vowed to close Guant-namo. Shutting down the prison camp will be the easy part. Figuring out what to do with about 250 detainees still being held there won't be so easy. The World's Matthew Bell reports.

Global Politics

Health care for illegal immigrants

The last piece of the health care reform law is now on its way to President Obama. The law's main purpose is to extend health care coverage to uninsured Americans. Those who are here illegally are still out of luck. The World's Alex Gallafent reports.

Conflict & Justice

Review for Guantanamo detainees

The White House is drafting an executive order that would formalize the indefinite detention without trial of some Guantanamo detainees, with periodic reviews of their cases. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Lt. Col David Frakt of the USAFR JAG Corps.

Conflict & Justice

US national security team changes

Anchor Marco Werman discusses the coming changes to President Obama's national security team with author and analyst Tom Ricks. Changes are expected in leadership roles at the Pentagon, CIA and Central Command, which oversees the war in Afghanistan.