Raul Castro was confirmed as Cuba's president Sunday, after last week's announcement that his ailing brother, Fidel Castro, would step down after decades in power. Two experts on Cuba discuss the prospects for reforms in the country and relations with…
President Bush concluded a five day visit to Africa Thursday, making a final stop in Liberia where he pledged that the United States would help the country rebuild after a decade of civil war. Experts evaluate the state of U.S.-Africa…
Rioters attacked a U.S. Embassy in Belgrade, Serbia, Thursday, in protest of Western support of Kosovo's declaration of independence. A journalist in Serbia details the violence on the ground and how Serbians are reacting to the news.
An ailing Cuban president Fidel Castro announced Tuesday that he will resign from his post, ending his 49-year presidency at age 81. Two Cuban-American analysts discuss Castro's resignation and whether the move will open avenues for new reforms in Cuba.
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President Bush announced this week that he wants to shrink the aging U.S. nuclear stockpile to less than a quarter of its size at the end of the Cold War.
Fifty years ago this week, the Soviet Union launched Sputnik, the first man-made satellite, into space. On the anniversary of the turning point in space exploration, a NASA historian and a science reporter assess the impact and legacy of the…
In the first half of a two-part conversation, Jim Lehrer talks with former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan about the recent actions of the Federal Reserve, the country's mortgage crunch and his new book, "The Age of Turbulence."…
Russian President Vladimir Putin threatened to aim nuclear weapons at European targets Monday in response to a planned U.S. missile defense program in Europe. An international affairs professor and a former Russian and Soviet army official discuss the tensions.
Zbigniew Brzezinski, a former national security adviser and author, discusses the successes and failures of the last three presidents as laid out in his new book.
As the Voice of America celebrates its 65th anniversary in February, the network has markedly different goals and audiences than at its inception. Jeffrey Brown reports on the evolution of the media outlet.
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