World

Find all of the PBS NewsHour’s international reporting and analysis.

  • December 19, 2005  

    Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks discuss presidential power amid revelations of domestic surveillance, along with the administration’s efforts to bolster support for the war on Iraq. Continue reading

  • December 17, 2005   BY Kristina Nwazota  

    Nearly 18 months after the former 9/11 commission issued recommendations for how to prevent another attack within the U.S., the commission still says the Bush administration has failed to do enough to combat the threat of nuclear terrorism. Continue reading

  • December 15, 2005  

    Over three months after Hurricane Katrina struck the Gulf Coast, many evacuees are still far from the homes they left in New Orleans. This report details the lives of some that have been forced to move to Atlanta — and the slow, often painful journey back. Continue reading

  • December 15, 2005  

    On Thursday, the White House asked for another $1.5 billion to rebuild New Orleans’ levee system, roughly doubling the federal commitment. Following a background report, Donald Powell, the federal coordinator for Gulf Coast recovery, explains how the added funds will be used to strengthen the levee system. Continue reading

  • December 15, 2005  

    As rapid advances in technology occur, some experts say globalization has created a new, border-free world that gives more power to individuals and also allows for illicit trafficking. Two authors discuss globalization, and the resulting new world economy. Continue reading

  • December 13, 2005   BY Admin 

    The Federal Emergency Management Agency must extend by one month its deadline for payment of hotel rooms for victims of Hurricane Katrina, a federal judge ruled Monday. Continue reading

  • December 13, 2005  

    Congress remains divided over renewing sections of the controversial Patriot Act, a bill that allows access to personal records in terrorism cases but critics say infringes on civil liberties. Two senators discuss their differing views of the Patriot Act. Continue reading

  • December 12, 2005   BY Admin 

    A new U.N. report outlining details of the investigation into the assassination of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri has identified 19 suspects in the crime. Continue reading

  • December 9, 2005   BY Anna Shoup  

    Trade representatives from 149 nations will converge in Hong Kong at the World Trade Organization’s ministerial meeting in an attempt to revive the Doha Development Agenda to lower trade barriers in farm and manufacturing goods and services. Continue reading

  • December 9, 2005  

    Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice’s recent trip to Europe was clouded by questions about the handling of torture suspects. A reporter and two experts discuss how her statements refined U.S. policy during the course of her trip. Continue reading