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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

Rape as a weapon of war

The United Nations Security Council is scheduled to tackle a particularly disturbing tactic of war this week: the use of rape as a weapon. Jeb Sharp talks with Anne-Marie Goetz of UNIFEM, the UN's development agency for women.

Conflict & Justice

Why Nigeria's government can't prevent the kidnapping of 100 teenage school girls

Violence in northern Nigeria took an ominous turn this week when at least 100 teenage girls were kidnapped from a school in the remote northeast. It's thought that the Islamist militant group Boko Haram took the young women to a forest near the border with Cameroon. Omoyele Sowore of Sahara Reporters blames what he calls an "incompetent" Nigerian government.

Global Politics

Pakistan suicide attack

A suicide bomber has attacked the UN World Food Program offices in the Pakistani capital Islamabad, killing five people. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with WFP spokesman Amjad Jamal, who was friends with those who lost their lives.

Global Politics

Pakistan attacks

A series of attacks on security forces in Pakistan has killed at least 38 people, officials say. Thursday's violence began in Lahore � Pakistan's second-largest city. We get an update on the situation from the BBC's Aleem Maqbool.

Global Politics

Politics and violence in Iraq

Anchor Jeb Sharp speaks with Haddad Salih, a translator for the BBC's Baghdad bureau, about the mood in Iraq following Sunday's double bombing attack that left at least 155 people dead. Some fear the violence will delay upcoming elections in January.

Lifestyle & Belief

Sufi music in New York

Pakistan sent famous Sufi musicians to the United States. The idea is to portray the 'true face of Sufi Islam' to an audience that often sees Pakistan as a haven for terrorists. Madiha Tahir has today's Global Hit.