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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.

Conflict & Justice

A Trinidadian immigrant reflects on her hometown of Ferguson, Missouri

Ruffina Farrokh Anklesaria immigrated to the US from Trinidad 15 years ago. She settled in Ferguson, Missouri, and says she's seen the town's diversity transform. Right now, Anklesaria is teaming up with other members of the community to highlight the positive side of the small Missouri town, but she says as an immigrant, she still sees racial divisions in the US.

Conflict & Justice

Talking to the Tailban

Former diplomat Michael Semple was expelled from Afghanistan just over a year ago because he was pursuing negotiations with the Taliban. Semple tells anchor Lisa Mullins that talks are worth pursuing.

Global Politics

Geo answer

Today's answer is the Indian city of Mumbai, where residents are gearing up for national elections. We hear what's on the mind of some Indians as they prepare to vote.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

For today's Geo Quiz, we were searching for the home of Komodo dragons. The answer is Komodo Island in Indonesia. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Paulette Mitchell, a freelance writer and world traveler, who survived a visit to Komodo Island.

Lifestyle & Belief

Attack in Pakistan

The government of Pakistan is blaming Islamic militants for an attack in the city of Lahore today that killed or wounded hundreds. Anchor Lisa Mullins gets the details from the BBC's Barbara Plett.

Conflict & Justice

The US plan for Afghanistan

What are America's larger objectives in Afghanistan? Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Amin Tarz, Middle East Studies Director at the Marine Corps University in Quantico, Virginia -- and Anatol Lieven, a professor at the War Studies Department at King's College in London.