After serving in World War II, Garry Davis dedicated his life to trying to establish a world government to bring an end to war. Anchor Carol Hills speaks with Davis's long-time friend and colleague, David Gallup.
Hopes that US and Taliban officials might begin peace talks Thursday came to nothing, following a diplomatic breakdown between Washington and Kabul over the nature of the Taliban's new office in Doha, Qatar.
Kabul businesswoman Hassina Syed thinks talks with the Taliban are critical for the Afghan economy. She heads The Syed Group. Syed tells anchor Marco Werman that as US military forces leave her country, she's already lost the majority of her business.
The British government today made an historic apology. It says it 'regrets' detaining and torturing thousands of people in Kenya in the 1950s. The Brits were trying to suppress the so-called Mau Mau rebellion. London is also to compensate the victims.
Brandon Friedman was an infantry officer in the 101st Airborne Division during the invasion of Iraq. Marco Werman speaks with Friedman about the legacy of the war. Friedman also reads an excerpt from his combat memoir, 'The War I Always Wanted.'
In the aftermath of the Libyan revolution, one thing that needs to be addressed is education. Not only are schools being purged of The Green Book, but lots of subjects need to be revamped and modernized. Don Duncan reports.
France is celebrating the freeing of the Colombian hostage, Ingrid Betancourt. Betancourt has dual French-Colombian citizenship, and French leaders have long lobbied for her release, as Anita Elash reports from Paris.
U.S. Air Force pilot Dick Sherwood flew over Hiroshima half an hour after the U.S. dropped an atomic bomb on the city in August 1945, and the experience turned him into a fighter for peace, as Correspondent Jenny Brundine has the story.
The World's Jeb Sharp continues her series on "How wars end" with a chapter on the American Civil War. The conflict is said to have ended with the battle at Appomattox in 1865. But the fighting continued for years after that.
Mediators in Egypt are still trying to hammer out a cease-fire agreement to end the violence between Israel and Hamas in Gaza. Anchor Marco Werman gets the latest on the truce effort from The World's Quil Lawrence in Cairo.
Vice President Dick Cheney is the latest in a wave of senior U.S. officials who've traveled to the Middle East, and topping their agenda has been the Bush Administration's support for the Israeli-Palestinian peace process
The rescue operation represents a huge victory for the government of Colombian President Alvaro Uribe, and it's also one more in a series of disasters for the rebel FARC movement, as The World's Jeb Sharp reports.
The United States today again called on Russia to honor its commitment to withdraw its forces from Georgia. But the BBC's Gabriel Gatehouse, in Georgia, tells anchor Lisa Mullins that there's no sign of any pull-back.
The World's Jeb Sharp has Part 4 of our series on How Wars End. Today we focus on the 1991 Gulf War. The conflict lasted just over a month, but critics say the quick victory distracted Washington...allowing Saddam to consolidate power and fight again.
Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Mouin Rabbani, contributing editor of the quarterly "Middle East Report," about the potential for peace between Israelis and Palestinians during the Obama Administration.
The World's Jane Little reports that British scientists and theologians are calling for a Darwin Ceasefire, a truce in the battle between Darwin's evolution theories and religion. Today marks the 200th anniversary of Darwin's birth.