Global Politics

Our stories explore the politics behind the news, with analysis ranging from Washington, DC to Damascas, Syria

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.

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New unrest in Iran

Thousands of protesters gathered in Tehran today for the first major demonstration in a week. At issue is still last month's disputed presidential election. Anchor Laura Lynch gets the latest from LA Times reporter Ramin Mostaghim in Tehran.

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Geo answer

Today's Geo Quiz asked for the name of the place where a key battle between the English and the French took place during the Hundred Years' War.

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India's nuclear development

India has launched its first nuclear submarine. And the US is close to a deal that would allow India to re-process spent US nuclear fuel. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Henry Sokolski, of the Nonproliferation Policy Education Center.