Congress is close to passing a defense bill with a provision that would allow Americans suspected of terrorism to be detained indefinitely. Worldview’s human rights contributor Doug Cassel explains the implications.
The disputed region of Kashmir has long been a flashpoint for strained relations between India and Pakistan. And the recent discovery of 6,000 bodies in unmarked graves in Kashmir’s India-administered area has underscored the conflict’s human toll.
Kevin Martin, who's worked for years in Chicago on arms control issues, now heads Peace Action, the largest peace and justice organization in the country. He joins us to talk about social movements and today’s potential for political change.
The U.S. government alleges that officials high up in Iran’s Revolutionary Guard concocted a plot to assassinate Saudi Arabia’s ambassador to the U.S., with the help of a Mexican drug gang. We speak with Trita Parsi, director of the National Iranian American Council, about the accusations.