Latest Stories Tagged: government

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.

Global Politics

The evolution of Karzai

Since US forces ousted the Taliban in Afghanistan in late 2001, the face of Afghan leadership has belonged principally to one man: Hamid Karzai. The World's Alex Gallafent looks at the changing image in the west of Afghanistan's president, Hamid Karzai.

Global Politics

Abdullah interview

Afghans went to the polls in August. The poll has been beset by serious fraud allegations and the UN-backed election complaints commission ordered a partial recount. Marco Werman talks with Dr. Abdullah about democracy in Afghanistan.

Global Politics

BBC back in Zimbabwe

The BBC returns to Zimbabwe with a day of live broadcasting from the African country. The Africa Have Your Say' program comes from Chitungwiza, a Soweto-like' township outside Harare. The hometown of host Farayi Mungazi. Marco Werman talked with him.

Conflict & Justice

Life after Gitmo

President Obama signed an executive order to close the prison camp at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba by January 2010. The World's Katy Clark tells us about how former Guantanamo detainees often struggle to reintegrate into society after their release.

Global Politics

The battle of Wanat

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with the Washington Post's Greg Jaffe, lead reporter on a series that chronicles one of the costliest encounters of the war for US forces in Afghanistan� last year's Battle of Wanat in Nuristan.