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Extremism
US and Mexico need to 'work against a discourse of hate and racism,' ambassador says
The World August 07, 2019
Mexican federal authorities have announced their government is contemplating extraditing the El Paso shooter suspect on terrorism charges. Ambassador Martha Bárcena speaks to The World's Marco Werman.
Global Politics
'Peace is the highest desire,’ says Afghan ambassador to US
The World August 07, 2019
The US and the Taliban appear close to a pact to withdraw US troops, even as the UN reported that July was the deadliest month in Afghanistan in two years.
Protest
Even with most leaders in jail, Russia's opposition plans another protest
The World August 02, 2019
More than 1,300 people were arrested in violent protests in Moscow last weekend. Most of the opposition leaders are still in prison, but another demonstration is planned.
Elections
Florida steps up election security in preparation for 2020
The World July 23, 2019
The Mueller report detailed Russian interference in the 2016 US presidential elections, but what steps are the federal government and the states taking to prevent it from happening in 2020?
Extremism
After most recent attack, should US negotiate with al-Shabab?
The World July 15, 2019
At least 26 people were killed in a weekend attack by al-Shabab, a group the US has been battling for decades.
Borders
Trump administration moves to stop more immigrants from seeking US asylum
The World July 15, 2019
The proposed changes, set to become official on Tuesday, represent the latest effort by the Trump administration to crack down on immigration, the signature issue that helped propel Trump to the White House in the 2016 election and one already figuring prominently in the 2020 campaign.
Displacement
Brazil resettles Venezuelan refugees — with US help
The World July 15, 2019
If Jair Bolsonaro and Donald Trump are so similar, why is Brazil responding so differently to incoming refugees?
Conflict & Justice
After 25 years, a Nigerian widow still seeks justice for her husband and the rest of the Ogoni Nine
Living on Earth July 05, 2019
Esther Kiobel, one of the widows of the Ogoni Nine, is one step closer to justice in her battle against the Royal Dutch Shell Oil Company.
Foreign policy
Post-9/11 law could allow president to bypass Congress to wage war with Iran
The World July 01, 2019
President Donald Trump's administration has been trying to make the case that a 9/11 law applies to Iran — which would allow him to bypass Congress and go to war. But those efforts have reinvigorated debates about the law in Washington.
Generation Putin
Marco Werman: A Cold War baby visits Putin's Russia
The World June 28, 2019
Marco Werman visited Russia for the first time earlier this year. In Moscow, he saw the careful editing of Soviet history and the rise of Western commercialism.
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