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Mideast avoids financial crisis

The Middle East has so far seemed to escape the financial crisis plaguing the rest of the world. As The World's Aaron Schachter reports, this is in large part due to inherent wariness and a banking and real estate boom of its own.

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The forever war

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with New York Times correspondent Dexter Filkins about his new book "The Forever War." In it, Filkins describes his experiences covering everything from the rise of the Taliban to the war in Iraq.