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Global Politics

Today's nuclear fears

America's nuclear fears from the Cold War haven't necessarily gone away�but they have been modernized. The World's Alex Gallafent examines US fears of a nuclear attack in the shadow of September 11th.

Global Politics

How American debt compares

President Obama's debt-reduction commission is trying to trim federal deficits dramatically in the coming decade. But how does US debt compare with other nations? The World's Jason Margolis has more.

Conflict & Justice

What did Pakistan know?

Pakistanis are now debating what authorities really knew about Osama bin Laden's whereabouts. The army claims not to have known that most wanted terrorist was living a half mile from Pakistan's main military academy. Madiha Tahir reports from Karachi.