The World's Aaron Schachter follows up with a report on Lebanon's fragile political situation, as the question for many is whether the Lebanese government and opposition will agree to share power, ending a political stalemate that has lasted months.
Beirut has suffered its fair share of violence and terrorism, and now a restaurant owner in the Lebanese capital is trying to cash in on that past; his establishment is called "Buns and Guns,ï¿½ as The World's Aaron Schachter reports.
Today's answer is Lebanon, where food industry leaders are trying to claim exclusive rights to falafel, hummus and other Middle Eastern delicacies as authentically Lebanese. The World's Aaron Schacter has the story.
In today's Geo Quiz, we're looking for the name of a Middle Eastern city that is the home of the American University. Composer and pianist Waleed Howrani has recorded variations of the school's anthem.
Lebanon's government fell today. Los Angeles Times correspondent Borzou Daragahi is in the capital Beirut. He tells host Lisa Mullins what the collapse of the government means for Washington's policy in Mideast.
The Showtime drama Homeland follows a CIA agent hot on the trail of a suspected al Qaeda-like mole. The show recently picked up four Emmys, now, the show is making waves for something else: worst portrayal of Beirut, according to the Lebanese government.
Up until the 1990s, the CIA was happy to remain in the shadows, unconcerned with how it was, or wasn't portrayed in movies. But that's no longer true. Today, the CIA contributes and advises on certain films, in order to put its best foot forward -- and attract the best and brightest new hires.