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  NATO prepares to transfer authority in Afghanistan

Need to Know analyzes the U.S. counterinsurgency effort in Afghanistan, following the Army’s 71st Cavalry Shadow Troop. And Jon Meacham talks with South Asian military expert Christine Fair.

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  In India, a climate of power

President Obama reached an unusual clean energy agreement with India during his trip there last week. So what role does this emerging power play in the fight against climate change?

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Burma’s nuclear puzzle

Some say the country’s repressive military junta is trying to build nuclear weapons. But can the claims be verified? Need to Know investigates, and speaks with ProPublica Managing Editor Steve Engelberg.

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Fighting corruption in India, one ‘zero rupee’ at a time

India is an emerging power, and its economy has soared in recent years. But the growth has been strangled by pervasive corruption. Now, one activist is fighting to change that — one “zero rupee” at a time.

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