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All Posts Tagged With: "Barack Obama"

World Links: The Pope Arrives in Israel, Roxana Saberi is Freed

A roundup of links to local stories of global importance from around the world.

May 11th, 2009

Obama Heads to Mexico

Obama and Mexican President Felipe Calderón will discuss the drug-related violence that has caused more than 10,000 Mexican deaths in the past three years and may be inching across the border.

Apr 16th, 2009

World Links: Chechnya Operation Ends After a Decade, Maoist Attacks Mar Indian Elections

A roundup of links to local stories of global importance from around the world.

Apr 16th, 2009

Field Trip to the DMZ: Interview with North Korea Expert Bruce Klingner

Wide Angle interviews Bruce Klingner, North Korea expert at The Heritage Foundation, about North Korea’s recent rocket launch.

Apr 6th, 2009

Buzzwords: G-20

Buzzwords appears each Friday on the Wide Angle blog and breaks down the lingo, jargon and hot topics of the world’s headlines.

Apr 3rd, 2009

Buzzwords: Merida Initiative

Hillary Clinton vowed to speed the delivery of equipment promised in the Merida Initiative, a security partnership between the U.S., Mexico and other Central American nations to combat drug trafficking and organized crime.

Mar 27th, 2009

World Links: Suicide Bombing in Pakistan; 4,000 Troops for Afghanistan

A roundup of links to local stories of global importance from around the world.

Mar 27th, 2009

World Links: Increased Security on Mexican Border, Executions Up Worldwide

A roundup of links to local stories of global importance from around the world.

Mar 24th, 2009

Buzzwords: Nowruz

Nowruz is a secular holiday with roots in the Zoroastrian religion, celebrating fertility and renewal and dating back thousands of years to ancient Persian kings.

Mar 20th, 2009

World Links: 6th Anniversary of Iraq Invasion, Obama Sends Message to Iran

A roundup of links to local stories of global importance from around the world.

Mar 20th, 2009

From Jihad to Rehab: And Back

Eleven former Guantanamo inmates who underwent Saudi Arabia's rehabilitation program for former jihadists--featured in the Focal Point film From Jihad to Rehab-- have returned to the militant life.

Feb 4th, 2009

First Trial for International Criminal Court

Will the Obama administration reverse Bush's antagonism towards the ICC?

Jan 26th, 2009

Bolivian Constitution Approved, but Nation Still Divided

"The bigger question is political--how the Obama Administration responds to the new constitution," said economist Mark Weisbrot.

Jan 26th, 2009

Meet the New Administration

What do Joe Biden, Leon Panetta, and Hillary Clinton have in common? They're all expected to serve in high-level positions in the Obama administration, and they've all appeared as distinguished guests on WIDE ANGLE.

Jan 22nd, 2009

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