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Bush strategy on Iran

The World's Jeb Sharp reports on President Bush's remarks on Iran; the president recently accused Iran of threatening the security of nations everywhere, and on his current trip

Global Politics

Arab split over Lebanon

The World's Aaron Schachter reports that Arab nations are split over what to do about Lebanon: an Arab Summit in Syria was supposed to help heal Lebanon's political wounds, but the meeting is instead highlighting divisions within the Arab world.

Global Politics

The East Jerusalem issue

US Middle East envoy George Mitchell has postponed a visit to Israel amid a continuing quarrel over Israel's decision to build more Jewish homes in East Jerusalem. Tension remains high. The World's Matthew Bell chronicles the story.

Conflict & Justice

The China Korea connection

North Korea's attack against a South Korean island has turned attention to North Korea's ally, China. But just how much leverage does Washington have with Beijing? Host Lisa Mullins discusses the issue with BBC diplomatic correspondent Jonathan Marcus.