After serving in World War II, Garry Davis dedicated his life to trying to establish a world government to bring an end to war. Anchor Carol Hills speaks with Davis's long-time friend and colleague, David Gallup.
Hopes that US and Taliban officials might begin peace talks Thursday came to nothing, following a diplomatic breakdown between Washington and Kabul over the nature of the Taliban's new office in Doha, Qatar.
Kabul businesswoman Hassina Syed thinks talks with the Taliban are critical for the Afghan economy. She heads The Syed Group. Syed tells anchor Marco Werman that as US military forces leave her country, she's already lost the majority of her business.
The British government today made an historic apology. It says it 'regrets' detaining and torturing thousands of people in Kenya in the 1950s. The Brits were trying to suppress the so-called Mau Mau rebellion. London is also to compensate the victims.
Brandon Friedman was an infantry officer in the 101st Airborne Division during the invasion of Iraq. Marco Werman speaks with Friedman about the legacy of the war. Friedman also reads an excerpt from his combat memoir, 'The War I Always Wanted.'
David Sanger, chief Washington correspondent for The New York Times says that President Obama has a knows he cannot "be seen deposing foreign leaders" even while some are asking for him to take a stronger role in Egypt.
Jordan's King Abdullah has sacked his government following protests as thousands marched to protest rising prices and unemployment and to demand that the prime minister, Samir Rifai step down. Prince Hassan of Jordan reacts to the news.
Mark Landler, diplomatic correspondent for The New York Times explains the backroom dealings of Washington and Egypt. Shibley Telhami, Anwar Sadat professor for peace and development at the University of Maryland contextualizes this move.
As political unrest spreads across the Middle East, analysts wonder whether and how U.S. policy has influenced the protestors. How does the U.S.'s increasing role in the Middle East since 9/11 relate to the current political instability in the region?
How can Egyptians ensure a peaceful political transition? How has the political unrest in Egypt affected the Middle East? To help answer these questions is Ambassador Thomas Pickering, trustee of the National Committee for American Foreign Policy.
Just a month after a popular revolt toppled Tunisia's authoritarian president, Tunisia's provisional cabinet today adopted a plan to recover assets plundered by members of the ousted regime. Anchor Lisa Mullins has more.