There have been several reports about suspected US drone strikes in Yemen this week, two just today. The BBC's Yalda Hakim tells anchor Aaron Schachter about local resentment against both Al Qaeda and the US.
The decision by President Obama to cancel a face-to-face meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin is seen as a mistake by some experts on US-Russian relations. Host Aaron Schachter talks with former Ambassador to the Soviet Union, Jack Matlock.
Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe's party has claimed victory in this week's election. Anchor Carol Hills speaks with Michael Bratton about his article in Foreign Policy magazine about Mugabe's efforts to engineer his own re-election.
New revelations in the British newspaper The Guardian offer an in-depth description of "XKeyscore," a top secret National Security Agency program. Host Carol Hills talks with author James Bamford about the program's exceptionally broad reach.
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe faces a serious challenge in elections. He's promised that if he loses he will hand power over to Morgan Tsvangirai. Anchor Carol Hills gets the latest from Ed Cropley, Reuters Southern Africa Bureau Chief.
The Food and Drug Administration has issued a strong warning regarding the use of mefloquine, an anti-malaria drug sold in the U.S. as Lariam. Anchor Carol Hills speaks with Remington Nevin, an epidemiologist who's done extensive research on the drug.
NSA leader Edward Snowden has stirred up a national election campaign in Germany, where US surveillance practices have sparked controversy. The World's host speaks with Constanze Stelzenmuller of the German Marshall Fund.
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