Matthew Bell

Global Politics

Dealing with Pakistan's insurgency

Four recent militant attacks in Pakistan � including one over the weekend against the Army headquarters in Islamabad � raise questions about how Pakistan is cracking down on militant groups. The World's Matthew Bell reports.

Global Politics

India's stake in Afghanistan

The Taliban says it carried out a suicide bombing near the Indian embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan, killing at least 17 people.It would be the second attack on the embassy. The World's Matthew Bell looks at what's at stake for India in the Afghanistan war.

Arts, Culture & Media

Yom Kippur: Kids and bikes in Tel Aviv

Today is Yom Kippur, the holiest day of the year on the Jewish calendar. In Israel, the �day of atonement� means that much of the country simply stops. In Tel Aviv, the holiday has turned into a festival of bicycles. The World's Matthew Bell reports.

Conflict & Justice

A new direction for post 9-11 policies

President Obama led the country today in remembering the attacks of September 11, 2001. Mr. Obama promised to transform US policies forged in the wake of 9-11. The World's Matthew Bell looks at the change and the continuity in the president's approach.


Global Politics

What we know from Bradley Manning's leaks

Bradley Manning, 25, was sentenced to 35 years in a military prison for leaking classified documents to the website WikiLeaks. Depending on whom you ask, however, the contents of those documents could amount to remarkable disclosures or well-written gossip.