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Lord’s Resistance Army Calls for Truce

In recent weeks, the Ugandan rebel group known as the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) has been attacking villages, raping women, abducting children, and leaving hundreds of people dead in north-eastern DR Congo.

Jan 12th, 2009 | Comments

From Jihad to Rehab: Credits

In the premiere episode of Focal Point, reporter Nancy Durham visits a rehabilitation center for jihadists in Saudi Arabia.

Jan 12th, 2009 | Comments

Mixed Blessings: Ireland’s Bleak Economic Prospects

The Irish economy has been hit hard and fast by the global economic crisis. Emigration is projected to reach 50,000 in 2009.

Jan 8th, 2009 | Comments

Medical Supplies Get Through to Gaza

As usual, Gaza City's Shifa Hospital is in the center of the chaos.

Jan 7th, 2009 | Comments

Gaza E.R.: Preview

In 2006, WIDE ANGLE visited Gaza's Shifa Hospital in the film Gaza E.R. Here's a preview.

Jan 6th, 2009 | Comments

Project Advisors

Advisors to Women, War and Peace, the upcoming mini-series from Wide Angle.

Jan 3rd, 2009 | Comments

Slideshow: In Israel, Migrants Replace Palestinian Workers

Walls and checkpoints make it difficult for Palestinians to get to work, so Israel has become reliant on workers from Thailand, the Philippines, China, and Africa.

Dec 31st, 2008 | Comments

From Jihad to Rehab: Insurgent Reintegration Programs Around the World

Governments in Yemen, Singapore, Iraq, Mozambique, Columbia and El Salvador have used various approaches to reintegrate insurgents into civilian life.

Dec 24th, 2008 | Comments

Educating Girls

The correlation between education and population growth.

Dec 17th, 2008 | Comments

From Jihad to Rehab: Nancy Durham: Filmmaker Notes

Canadian journalist Nancy Durham writes about the experience of reporting from Saudi Arabia.

Dec 17th, 2008 | Comments

Watch Video

From Jihad to Rehab: Watch the Focal Point Episode

Watch the short documentary From Jihad to Rehab.

Dec 17th, 2008 | Comments

From Jihad to Rehab: Audio: Why Militants Quit

Interview with Dr. John Horgan, director of the International Center for the Study of Terrorism at Penn State University.

Dec 17th, 2008 | Comments

From Jihad to Rehab: Slideshow: Art Therapy

Slideshow of drawings done by former jihadists in art therapy.

Dec 16th, 2008 | Comments

What the World’s Been Looking For

Today, Google released Zeitgeist 2008 which compiles various categories of search queries from their popular search engine to create a snapshot of what the world's been looking for this year.

Dec 10th, 2008 | Comments

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