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Global Politics

Afghan challenge

Anchor Jeb Sharp speaks with Jean MacKenzie, Kabul correspondent for the on-line news site, Global Post.com, about the current situation in Afghanistan, where continuing violence poses a serious challenge to the US military.

Global Politics

Rape as a weapon of war

The United Nations Security Council is scheduled to tackle a particularly disturbing tactic of war this week: the use of rape as a weapon. Jeb Sharp talks with Anne-Marie Goetz of UNIFEM, the UN's development agency for women.

Conflict & Justice

Health care in Canada

As the health care debate continues in the United States, Canada has been struggling to implement its own universal health care system. We talk with Roy Romanow, who was Premier of Saskatchewan from 1991 to 2001

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

For today's Geo Quiz we're looking for a rocky Scottish island with an 18th century lighthouse that looks over the Firth of Clyde. The answer is Little Cumbrae Island, and it may one day become a yoga retreat. The BBC's Catrin Nye has the story.

Arts, Culture & Media

Global Hit

The World's Marco Werman asks 60's icon Marianne Faithfull about her favorite music. Faithfull's in the middle of a brief tour of the US for her recent album, Easy Come, Easy Go.