When eight laborers died while working on stadiums for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, FIFA came under a barrage of criticism. Still, thousands of migrant workers are expected to die in preparation for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. We'll find out what's being done to try to tackle the problem.
We discuss the emir of Qatar's decision to hand over power to his son. Then, we take a look at what Edward Snowden and Ecuador have to offer each other. Plus, Josh Wise from the Illinois Trade Coalition weighs in on Obama's efforts to negotiate a trade deal known as the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
It may come as a surprise that a Gulf nation the size of Connecticut would play an outsize role in the downfall of Libya’s Muammar Qaddafi. But then, Qatar is full of surprises.The oil-rich state helped lead the NATO mission in Libya, as well as train and arm the rebels.
As Libyans absorb the impact of Qaddafi’s death, the BBC’s Owen Bennett-Jones explores what happens after dictators leave power. How does the manner of a dictator's downfall shape a country's chances of recovery?