terrorism

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 Scan

Social posts from Jihadi fighters make the war in Syria sound almost fun

From the look of their social media posts, British Islamists fighting to oust Syria's government and impose Islamic law are having a terrific time. Even the martyrs seem to be smiling. Also, you might want to thank some immigrants the next time you sip your favorite California wine. And the autobiography of famed singer Morrissey apparently was too gay for the US. All that and more, in today's Global Scan.

Conflict & Justice

Mumbai report

Chaos and confusion in Mumbai has made it difficult to get solid information about the attackers. A previously unknown militant group has claimed responsibility. The World's Matthew Bell reports.

Conflict & Justice

Iranian militants

The People's Mujahideen of Iran is listed as a terrorist organization by the US State Department. But this week, Europe lifted its terrorist designation of the group. The World's Laura Lynch reports.