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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.

Global Politics

Pre-election violence in Afghanistan

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with The World's Aaron Schachter about Taliban attacks ahead of Afghanistan's presidential election later this month. Schachter reports on the Afghan national army's preparations for security during the upcoming election.

Conflict & Justice

Verdict in would-be bombers case

Three British men were found guilty today of conspiring to commit mass murder by blowing up airplanes. Their arrest in 2006 led to the restrictions on liquids. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with the BBC's Rob Watson in London, where the trial took place.

Global Politics

Afghan challenge

Anchor Jeb Sharp speaks with Jean MacKenzie, Kabul correspondent for the on-line news site, Global Post.com, about the current situation in Afghanistan, where continuing violence poses a serious challenge to the US military.

Global Politics

Dealing with Pakistan's insurgency

Four recent militant attacks in Pakistan � including one over the weekend against the Army headquarters in Islamabad � raise questions about how Pakistan is cracking down on militant groups. The World's Matthew Bell reports.

Conflict & Justice

Boston terrorism arrest

A man has been charged with terrorism-related offenses that include plotting to kill people in an American shopping mall. Tarek Mehanna was charged with conspiracy to provide material support to terrorists. Matthew Bell reports.

Global Politics

Female suicide bombers

It was two female suicide bombers who reportedly detonated belts in Moscow yesterday. Female suicide bombers have struck there before. Professor Mia Bloom teaches at Penn State and is writing a book on female suicide bombers.