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Conflict & Justice

Why Jordan is at the epicenter of nearly all Middle Eastern issues

The rise of ISIS is connected to Jordan. The Israeli-Palestinian crisis plays out in the shadow of Jordan. The Syrian civil war and it's ensuing refugee crisis are taking a heavy toll on Jordan. Even the Iranian nuclear talks has a connection to Jordan. So, why Jordan, a landlocked country with few natural resources but tremendous importance for American foreign policy, at the middle of it all.

Conflict & Justice

President Obama's impact in China

While China's state-run media have given President Obama high marks on his visit to China, civil rights lawyers and human rights activists there are disappointed in the president's conciliatory tone. The World's Mary Kay Magistad takes a look.