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Global Politics

Russia and Cuba revive ties

Cuba and Russia are cozying up to each other again, after drifting apart a bit in the post-Cold War era. Host Marco Werman discusses Cuban-Russian relations with Sergei Khrushchev, the son of former Soviet leader Nikita Khruschev and a Senior Fellow in International Studies at Brown University now.

Global Politics

Turf battle in South Africa

South Africa is struggling to make post-apartheid land reform a reality. The World's Laura Lynch profiles one bitter dispute between some black villagers and a white farmer who all claim the same patch of land.

Global Politics

Blackwater barred from Iraq

The World's Katy Clark reports on the Iraqi government's decision to bar US security contractor. Blackwater provides security for US diplomats. Iraqi officials accuse the company of improper conduct and excessive use of force.