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Global Politics

Russia Digs in Over Syria

Vyacheslav Nikonov is the former deputy head of the Russian parliament's Foreign Affairs Committee. He speaks with anchor Marco Werman about Russia's position that Syria rebels are responsible for poison gas attacks on civilians.

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Global Politics

Geo Quiz and answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Hiroshima, Japan. Sixty-four years ago today, the US dropped the first atomic bomb on Hiroshima. Boston Globe reporter Linda Matchan recently visited the Atomic Bomb Dome in Hiroshima's Peace Memorial Park.

Arts, Culture & Media

Recreating Nagasaki

Akiko Fujita reports that students at the University of Nagasaki are attempting to create a 3D digital image of the Japanese city BEFORE a US atomic bomb destroyed it during World War II.

Conflict & Justice

Nuclear talks to resume with Iran

It was announced today that US and Iranian officials are to meet next month. Anchor Werman assesses the significance for US-Iran relations, and nuclear proliferation, with Lawrence Korb, senior fellow at the Center for American Progess.

Global Politics

Obama's new missile defense plan

President Obama announced a new US missile defense plan � it shifts away from a previous plan by the Bush Administration to build a missile defense system in Poland and the Czech Republic. The World's Jason Margolis begins our coverage.