Latest Stories Tagged: Global Politics


Meeting with Afghan village elders

On Friday Ben Gilbert reported from Afghanistan about an attack on an American and Afghan army patrol in the Paktia province. Now, Ben Gilbert accompanied the unit to talks with elders from the village where the patrol was attacked.


Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Reykjavik, Iceland. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Einar Benediktsson, an ex-singer with the Sugar Cubes who won a seat in the Reykjavik city council.

Conflict & Justice

Reaction from Turkey

Turkey's prime minister has called Israel's attack on a flotilla of ships heading to the Gaza Strip an act of state terrorism. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with the BBC's Jonathan Head, in Istanbul, where thousands have staged anti-Israel protests today.


Forgotten veterans

Anchor Marco Werman talks to Major Fred Salanti, executive director of the Missing in America Project about his work, giving war veterans' unclaimed cremated remains a proper burial.


KMT soldier report

Correspondent Yuen Chan tells the story of a Chinese man whose life has followed the twist and turns of the tense relationship between China's Communists and the remnants of the Chinese Nationalist army.