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President Obama seeks role for Iran

President Obama reached out to Iran today in his speech outlining his new plan for Pakistan and Afghanistan. Anchor Katy Clark speaks with Los Angles Times correspondent Borzou Daragahi about recent changes in Iranian-American relations.


NATO summit next for President Obama

President Obama's first strut across the world stage is not over. As The World's Gerry Hadden reports, tomorrow the American president attends a NATO summit where he is expected to get an earful about how the 60-year-old organization should move forward regarding Russia and Afghanistan.


Moldova's twitter demonstrations

Moldova is Europe's poorest and least developed country. But its people are making full use of technology to organize massive protests against the government. Moldovans have taken to the streets following the results of parliamentary elections, which have left the communists still in power. Anchor Lisa Mullins learns more from media consultant, Evgeny Morozov. He's written an article for Foreign Policy magazine that he calls Moldova's Twitter revolution.

Conflict & Justice

Syrian troops attack protesters

The uprising against the 11-year rule of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad erupted last month in Deraa. On Monday, hundreds of Syrian troops, backed by tanks, moved against protesters in the city in an effort to crush the opposition once and for all.