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  • February 25, 2011   BY Paul Solman  

    Is there an economic explanation for the world running riot, especially in North Africa? Maybe, says investment advisor Ed Yardeni, an otherwise pretty consistently conservative economist. He cites distinguished Brandeis University, historian David Hackett Fischer and Fischer’s 1996 book, “The … Continue reading

  • September 6, 2010  

    Fred de Sam Lazaro reports from Jordan on the day-to-day difficulties of Iraqi refugees. Some refugees have fled from their homeland to avoid the conflict in Iraq and will probably never return home. Continue reading

  • March 9, 2010  

    Vice President Joe Biden is in the Middle East, meeting with Israeli officials about resuming peace talks after more than a year or deadlock in the region. He pledged commitment to Israel’s security, but condemned plans to expand settlements eastward. Margaret Warner reports on the U.S. attempts to broker peace. Continue reading

  • January 5, 2010  

    The suicide bomber who killed seven CIA officers in Afghanistan last week is reported to have been a Jordanian double agent who American officials recruited to help provide intelligence on al-Qaida leaders. Gwen Ifill speaks with two experts about who the attacker was, and how he was able to carry out the devastating attack. Continue reading

  • November 10, 2009  

    Nearly 32,000 Iraqi refugees have come to the United States over the past three years to escape violence and political uncertainty. But as Jeffrey Kaye reports, more refugees are learning that personal safety often comes at the cost of economic security. Continue reading

  • April 29, 2008  

    Facing the threat of kidnapping, torture, and beheadings, Iraqi interpreters who have worked for U.S. forces are seeking refuge for themselves and their families in the United States. Lee Hochberg of Oregon Public Broadcasting reports on their search for safety. Continue reading

  • July 26, 2007  

    Millions of Iraqi citizens have left their war-torn country to seek refuge abroad or fled to other parts of the country. A migration expert and a representative of a humanitarian group weigh in on the situation. Continue reading

  • May 8, 2007  

    Federal prosecutors have charged six Muslim men living in the United States with plotting to sneak into Fort Dix in New Jersey and kill as many military personnel as possible. The NewsHour speaks with the U.S. attorney working on the case. Continue reading

  • November 30, 2006  

    President Bush and Iraqi Premier Nouri al-Maliki met in Jordan, Thursday, to discuss strategies in Iraq to combat sectarian violence. President Bush said that U.S. troops would stay in Iraq as long as necessary. Two experts discuss what may come of the talks. Continue reading

  • November 29, 2006  

    A meeting between Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki and President Bush on security matters was postponed Wednesday, the same day a classified White House memo highly critical of the Iraqi leader was leaked to the press. The leaders are expected to meet on Thursday. Continue reading

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