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Politics

Behind the Egyptian Crisis: Resource Stress?

The ongoing conflict in Egypt has deep roots in history, religion, politics and economics. But journalist Nafeez Mosaddeq Ahmed says another underlying cause is a growing resource crisis--shortages of food, water, energy, and a booming population.

Conflict & Justice

Gauging the Arab-American vote

Eight years ago, Arab-American citizens favored George Bush for president. This year, polls suggest they're leaning toward Democratic candidate Barack Obama. And the war in Iraq plays a role in that shift, as The World's Jason Margolis reports.

Politics

Google Maps and geo-politics

Google's policy to offer multi-interpretations or 'open-ended' maps has embroiled the company in some of the world's hottest geo-political disputes. The World's Anchor Marco Werman interviews John Gravois, a writer and editor based in the Middle East.