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Week of Sun, 2006-12-03 00:00 to Sat, 2006-12-09 23:59
Reaction in Iraq about the Iraq Study Group's Report (3:10) December 6, 2006permalink
Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with the BBC's Jim Muir about reaction in Iraq to the newly released report from the Iraq Study Group.
Iraq Study Group's report (4:30) December 6, 2006permalink
The World's Matthew Bell reports on today's release of the Iraq Study Group's report. The report describes the situation in Iraq as "grave and deteriorating." And it calls for changes in the American diplomatic and military approach to Iraq.
Entire program - December 6 December 6, 2006permalink
Global Hit - La Machine (6:00) December 5, 2006permalink
Independent producer Sarah Elzas profiles a Parisian group called La Machine. The group is part of a growing movement in France known as "musique trad," which is reviving traditional music in the country.
Arabesque: A Taste of Morocco, Turkey and Lebanon (9:15) December 5, 2006permalink
Lisa Mullins speaks with Claudia Roden, author of "Arabesque: A Taste of Morocco, Turkey and Lebanon." Roden shares her knowledge about Middle Eastern food and its history. And we learn why food from the Middle East tastes so good.
For today's Geo Quiz, we're looking for a country that borders on four seas and is known for its baklavas and kebabs.
Sunnis and Shiites report (3:55) December 5, 2006permalink
Clashes between Sunnis and Shiites continue in the streets of Beirut as Hezbollah-led protests carried on for a fifth straight day. A funeral was held today for one protester killed in a street fight Sunday evening. Reporter Ben Gilbert talked with demonstrators at the funeral.
Augusto Pinochet report (4:20) December 5, 2006permalink
Jen Ross reports on the legal and medical saga involving former Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet. The 91-year-old Pinochet is in the hospital this week following a heart attack. His critics want him tried for human rights abuses committed during his time in power.