Arts, Culture & Media

It's Time to Stop Blaming the Maps

The crisis in Syria has many a pundit looking back to history, and wondering if all of this could've been avoided if only the colonial powers had divided up the region better, if they'd made better maps. Look, it's time to stop blaming the cartographer.


Conflict & Justice

Iran's beleaguered opposition

What spread to Egypt may now be energizing the opposition in Iran. Karim Sadjadpour follows Iran at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. He tells anchor Lisa Mullins the regime's resolve to crush the opposition is a short-term strategy.

Global Politics

Egypt: Traces of Mubarak

People are still responding to the sudden absence of Hosni Mubarak. BBC correspondent, Paul Adams visited his birthtown, Kafr el-Meselha in the Nile Delta, where locals are conflicted about the new Egypt.

Arts, Culture & Media

Iran's cyberwar

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has announced new initiatives to improve cyber-freedom in countries like Iran. Lisa Mullins speaks with Iranian cartoonist and editor Nikahang Kowsar of about what the best use of the money would be.

Arts, Culture & Media

Claiming Genghis Khan

Mongolians worship a man that many think of as a historical villain. The World's Mary Kay Magistad visits the Inner Mongolian city of Ordos to find the respect that people there give to Genghis Khan.