Some say the militant group Hezbollah has a good chance of winning a majority in Lebanon's legislative elections next month. The World's Aaron Schachter reports on what the reaction in the US and Europe might be to a Hezbollah-dominated government.
July was the deadliest month for US and allied forces in Afghanistan since the war began. Most of the deaths occurred in the volatile Helmand Province. The World's Aaron Schachter spent time embedded with a team of army medics just behind the front lines.
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.
The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Kabul, Afghanistan. It's home to Skateistan, a group building a new skateboarding center for boys and girls in the Afghan capital. The World's Aaron Schachter checked it out
Lebanon's prime minister-designate Saad al-Hariri announced today he was stepping down after failing to form a government with rival groups. Hariri blamed the Hezbollah-led opposition for blocking his efforts. The World's Aaron Schachter reports.
Lebanon is enjoying a boom in its real estate and banking industries. The World's Aaron Schachter reports that the country's success is due to smart banking practices and the the high price tag for land.