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Conflict & Justice

US Afghanistan commander fired

The top US military commander in Afghanistan, General Stanley McChrystal, has been dismissed by President Barack Obama after he criticized leading administration officials. Jeb Sharp talks with Scott Wilson, White House Reporter for the Washington Post.

Global Politics

Taliban threaten Afghan elections

Afghans go to the polls this weekend, more than 2,500 candidates are competing for 249 seats in the lower house of parliament. Taliban insurgents are threatening to disrupt the vote. GlobalPost.com correspondent Jean Mackenzie is in Kabul.

Global Politics

Obama urges support for Mideast talks

President Barack Obama has urged fellow world leaders to support Israeli-Palestinian peace negotiations currently under way. He was speaking at the 65th UN General Assembly at the organization's New York headquarters. The World's Jason Margolis has more.

Global Politics

Obama's commercial goals in India

President Obama is heading to India this week to help US companies. India is also an important strategic ally. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Robert Kaplan, aithor of �Monsoon: The Indian Ocean and the Future of the American Power.�