Latest Stories Tagged: Global Politics

Global Politics

Qatar's diplomatic balancing act

Qatar manages to remain friends with just about everyone in the Middle East, and lately the tiny Gulf country taken on the role of mediator -- most notably, in Lebanon, as Ben Gilbert reports on Qatar's diplomatic balancing act.

Global Politics

Walt & Mearsheimer in Israel

The authors Stephen Walt and John Mearsheimer have drawn fierce criticism in the US for their book, "The Israel Lobby and US Foreign Policy,� and some Jewish leaders have accused them of being anti-Semitic and anti-Israel

Global Politics

Gaza: one year later

It's been almost a year since the Palestinian militant group Hamas took control of the Gaza Strip, and The World's Quil Lawrence reports on what life's been like for some of the one and half million people living in Gaza.