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Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi Signs Constitution, Reaches Out to Critics – but No Sale

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Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi enacted a newly passed divisive constitution Wednesday even as he attempted to reach out to opponents in his most conciliatory remarks since voters began considering the document.

Strife Spurs Rethinking of Afghan Mission

On The Radar

As violence continued Monday in Afghanistan over the accidental burning of Qurans by U.S. troops last week, American military officials and analysts are beginning to question whether the United States needs to change its mission of training Afghan soldiers and police, a key plank of President Obama's withdrawal strategy.
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Koran Burning in Afghanistan Fuels Bloody New Attacks on U.S. Forces

On The Radar

The deaths of a pair of American soldiers in Afghanistan Thursday highlights the bloody intersection of two dangerous aspects of the long war there: the growing Afghan fury over the burning of Korans and the continued killings of Western troops by their Afghan counterparts. An Afghan soldier shot and killed the U.S. soldiers at an outpost in eastern Afghanistan’s Nangarhar Province and then, according to a U.S. official familiar with the matter, fled into the large crowd of demonstrators outside the base.

U.S. Forces Burn Old Copies of the Koran

On The Radar

Officials claim it was a misunderstanding when the holy books were discarded.

Fallout Over Urinating Video

On The Radar

Defense sec'y Leon Panetta contacts allies in Muslim world to contain damage.

On the Radar: November 10, 2010

Legacy: On The Radar

Is Obama's Outreach to the Muslims Working?
by Aamer Madhari, National Journal
In his much-anticipated address in Jakarta today, President Obama didn’t offer the rhetorical breadth or ambition of the landmark speech he made to the Muslim world in Cairo last year. Read more

September 10, 2010

Weekly Show

Anxiety, fear, insecurity illustrated by continued slow economic growth, looming mid-terms elections and a Florida pastor’s threats to burn the Quran on the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks made for an unsettled week in Washington. Joining Gwen around the table: Jackie Calmes (New York Times), David Wessel (Wall Street Journal), Karen Tumulty (Washington Post) and Michael Duffy (TIME Magazine).

August 20, 2010

Weekly Show

The US tries to jump-start the Middle-East peace process; American combat troops wind up their mission in Iraq; campaign fundraising kicks into high gear for the mid-term elections; and is America Islamophobic?  Joining Gwen tonight: Helene Cooper of the NY Times, Martha Raddatz of ABC News, Jeanne Cummings of POLITICO and Michael Duffy of TIME Magazine.

An Unplanned Aberration: A peek behind the curtain at the PBS NewsHour

Gwen's Take

If the camera had continued rolling Monday night at the NewsHour after I completed a segment on the debate over the so-called “ground zero mosque,” you would have seen me beating my head against the anchor desk.