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NATO allies reluctant on Afghanistan

President Obama announced the US will send 17,000 more troops to Afghanistan, putting pressure on European NATO members to up their deployments as well. But as The World's Gerry Hadden reports from Germany, NATO nations are reluctant to do that.

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Remembering a Sudanese author

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Peter Nazareth of the University of Iowa about Sudanese author Tayeb Salih. One of Tayeb Salih's books has been hailed as "the most important Arabic novel of the 20th century." He died this week at the age of 80.

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Geo answer

For today's answer we were looking for the Maldive Islands, where the first new president in 30 years is busy cutting back on the luxuries enjoyed by his predecessor. Anchor Lisa Mullins has details.