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Politics

China's Bird Flu Credibility Gap

The Chinese government is reacting to the new outbreak of bird flu with some refreshing transparency. But The World's Mary Kay Magistad in Beijing tells anchor Marco Werman that some Chinese who have questioned official statistics have landed in jail.

Politics

Rape as a weapon of war

The United Nations Security Council is scheduled to tackle a particularly disturbing tactic of war this week: the use of rape as a weapon. Jeb Sharp talks with Anne-Marie Goetz of UNIFEM, the UN's development agency for women.

Politics

HIV laws in Africa

Lisa Mullins speaks with South African judge Edwin Cameron, who argues that laws that make it illegal for someone to transmit HIV to another person are bad public policy.

Conflict & Justice

What's a pandemic

The World's Katy Clark reports on confusion surrounding what exactly constitutes a pandemic. The debate is sparked by the spread of the swine flu in Australia. The World Health Organization has stopped short of declaring a pandemic.