The US is winding down its presence in Afghanistan. President Obama met his Afghan counterpart on Friday to discuss the details. Anchor Jeb Sharp talks with Ali Jalali, a 2009 candidate for president of Afghanistan.
President Obama has nominated Senator John Kerry as his next Secretary of State. Kerry heads the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and is expected to win easy confirmation from his colleagues in the chamber.
Reporter Marine Olivesi, a frequent contributor from Libya, was the first western journalist to view Gaddafi's corpse. She told us about her surreal hunt to find the dictator's remains and about the return to normalcy in the city of Misrata.
In response to Palestine's victory at the United Nations last week, Israel has announced plans for the expansion of Jewish settlements. Condemnation of those plans has been swift and sharp. Some fear Israel is becoming more isolated diplomatically.
In Gaza, news of the ceasefire deal was greeted by celebrations but just before the truce went into effect, there were more rockets fired into southern Israel. And there were more Israeli strikes hitting targets in Gaza.
A ceasefire is set to be announced in the Gaza conflict, Egyptian and Palestinian officials say. Anchor Marco Werman talks to David Kirkpatrick, Cairo Bureau Chief for the New York Times, to get more details.
This week in Cuba, peace talks will begin in earnest between the government of Colombia and the leftist rebel group, the FARC. Among the FARC leaders in attendance, one sticks out. Her name is Tanja Nijmeijer.
One foreign country that's been mentioned a fair bit during the presidential campaign is Israel. Both Barack Obama and Mitt Romney profess their commitment to Israel's security. They haven't talked about much is the moribund Middle East peace process.
Annia Ciezadlo explores the relationship between food and war in her new book, "Day of Honey: a Memoir of Food, Love, and War." A correspondent in Iraq and Lebanon for seven years, Annia Ciezadlo says that preparing meals helped her report.
Even during the height of the Sri Lankan civil war, Sinhalese and Tamils were able to come together on a few things. One of those was food. Reporter Ike Sriskandarajah gives us a tour of Sri Lankan cuisine.
Parks and natural areas can be an important part of international diplomacy and peace building between countries in conflict. That's according to University of Vermont professor Saleem Ali who edited the new book "Peace Parks: Conservation and Conflict Resolution." Dr. Ali talked with host Bruce Gellerman.
Sixty-three years after the nuclear genie was let out of the bottle with the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the threat of nuclear warfare persists. But Dr. Bernard Lown, cardiologist and Nobel Peace Prize recipient, has a prescription for survival.
In Southern Sudan electricity is virtually non-existent after 22 years of civil war. Host Bruce Gellerman talks with Internews program director Deborah Ensor about bringing solar and wind energy to the region to power a new radio station.
The World's Clark Boyd reports on ï¿½I have no tribe.com,ï¿½ a website run by a Kenyan living in the United States; its founder said he started it to promote peace among members of Kenya's various ethnic groups.