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Global Politics

In dealing with ISIS, Obama could take cues from the Camp David Accords

The nature of war is that it’s impossible to predict its outcome, and the current military campaign against ISIS is no exception. But some conflicts can have peaceful conclusions — like the Camp David Accords that ended the Israel-Egypt conflict. Author Lawrence Wright argues that we can turn to the diplomacy of Jimmy Carter to learn how to deal with ISIS.

Global Politics

Disarray within the Taliban

The leader of the Pakistani Taliban is believed to have died last week in a US drone strike. And another Pakistani Taliban leader may also have been killed this past weekend. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with author Nicholas Schmidle.

Conflict & Justice

Afghan election goes to run-off

Afghanistan will hold a deciding round of its problem-hit presidential poll on November 7th, pitting incumbent Hamid Karzai against his rival Abdullah Abdullah. Marco Werman talks with Waheed Omer, a campaign spokesperson for Karzai.