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Conflict & Justice

Israel's Netanyahu in Washington

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was at the White House one day after he blasted President Obama's proposal that the future borders of Israel and Palestine should be based on the 1967 lines. Anchor Marco Werman talks with The World's Matthew Bell.

Lifestyle & Belief

Evangelical role in Sudan

Evangelical Christianity is gaining prominence in South Sudan. The religious awakening comes in the wake of a vote earlier this year for an independent country. Matthew Brunwasser reports from Juba, the capital of South Sudan.

Conflict & Justice

New START for nuclear disarmament

The Senate is Washington has approved a nuclear arms pact with Russia. The treaty requires the US and Russia to cut their nuclear warheads by 30%. The World's Alex Gallafent takes a look back on the evolution of US/Russian diplomacy over nuclear weapons.

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Global Politics

Iran holds elections

The World's Quil Lawrence reports from Tehran on today's Iranian parliamentary elections; the outcome is not in doubt, since the Iranian government barred hundreds of reformer candidates from running.

Business, Economics and Jobs

Global market jitters

The World's Matthew Bell reports on global reaction to the latest indications that the US economy is in a recession, as stock markets around the world stumbled today following news of a buyout of the Wall Street firm Bear Stearns.

Global Politics

Georgian troops in Iraq

The former Soviet Republic of Georgia is number three on the list when it comes to sending troops to Iraq, and Anchor Lisa Mullins explains what Georgia has to gain from its continuing participation in the "coalition of the willing."

Global Politics

McCain report

The World's Matthew Bell reports on a speech today by Republican presidential candidate John McCain that outlined his foreign policy views; McCain spoke about the need for victory in Iraq

Basra's impact on U.S. forces in Iraq

The World's Katy Clark reports on what the showdown in Basra says about the abilities of Iraq's armed forces, and what that may mean for U.S. forces in Iraq down the road.

Iraq's relative quiet

The World's Jason Margolis reports on the relative calm in Basra and Baghdad today; there was violence

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer: fifty miles

Fifty miles. That's about the distance separating the United States and Russia. And it's the answer to today's Geo Quiz. The World's David Leveille takes a look at an old proposal to link Siberia and mainland Alaska by tunnel.