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Politics

Stumping for US bases in Colombia

John Otis reports from Colombia about President Alvaro Uribe's efforts to win support from other South American nations for putting some new US military bases in his country. But he's apparently finding it a hard sell.

Politics

Hillary Clinton in South Africa

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is in South Africa today as part of her 11-day tour of the African continent. Anchor Marco Werman finds out more from Peter Fabricius, foreign editor of the Johannesburg Star.

Politics

A DDT debate in Uganda

In Uganda, a government program to battle malaria using DDT has provoked a fierce backlash. Some fear the government is poisoning them. Yet many public health experts say the risks of DDT are far less than the risks of malaria. On PRI's The World.

Conflict & Justice

Re-thinking the US war on terror

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks to Sarah Mendelson, Senior Fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, about a speech given there today by President Obama's Assistant for Homeland Security and Counter-terrorism, John Brennan.