A comic book is a surprising source for the anti-extremist debate in Pakistan, Obama speaks at the UN, and we discuss solutions to India's lack of plumbing. Also, we learn about penicillin on the anniversary of it's creation.
Saudi Arabia has been actively intervening in Yemen and other Middle Eastern conflict zones. we discuss what this means for foreign policy in the region moving forward. We also talk to Ahmed Abuznaid about his organization dream Defenders and our Global Activism segment sends us back to India.
After submitting a letter to the UN last Friday requesting recognition of Palestinian statehood, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas received a rousing welcome in the West Bank yesterday. He told the crowd that they’re part of a “Palestinian Spring” now.
Scores of villagers have died in recent fighting in southern Sudan despite the presence of 10,000 U.N. troops mandated with protecting civilians. Now, internal documents say U.N. officials have ordered peacekeepers not to operate in areas where civilians may be at risk.