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Next US steps in Afghanistan

Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice repeated demands today that Pakistan take stronger action to rein in militants on its border with Afghanistan, where the Taliban appear to be growing in strength

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Trade talk in Michigan

The World's Jason Margolis reports on what the US presidential campaign looks like in Michigan, a state where "globalization" has become a dirty word for many voters.

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Flagging US support for Afghanistan

President Obama has put Afghanistan at the top of his foreign policy agenda. But polls suggest that many Americans don't share the President's view. Anchor Jeb Sharp speaks with Andrew Exum at the Center for a New American Security.

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Taliban threaten Afghan elections

Afghans go to the polls this weekend, more than 2,500 candidates are competing for 249 seats in the lower house of parliament. Taliban insurgents are threatening to disrupt the vote. GlobalPost.com correspondent Jean Mackenzie is in Kabul.

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True giant of American foreign policy'

Veteran US diplomat Richard Holbrooke has died. Ambassador Holbrooke was best-known for helping to broker the Dayton Peace agreement. Jeb Sharp reports on what Holbrooke was able to achieve in the first two years of the Obama Administration.

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Dominican Dictatorship Remembered

For the Geo Quiz this time: we're looking for a city in the Caribbean once nicknamed "Ciudad Trujillo" or Trujillo's City. The name dates back to the 1930s when this city in the Dominican Republic was ruled by the dictator Rafael Trujillo.