The White House has faced criticism regarding some of the proposals it has put in place to battle climate change. On the eve of the Paris Climate Talks, we discuss how realistic and effective the proposals have been. We also talk about the crisis in Yemen and Catalina Maria Johnson shares some interesting bands from the Babel Med Festival on Global Notes.
The fight for Yemen continues as United Nations Security Council has unanimously adopted a resolution that demands that Houthi rebels immediately relinquish control of the government. With political unrest growing in the region, is Western involvement too little, too late? Also, we talk to Dinaw Mengestu about his new book All Our Names.
Despite reaching an agreement to pull back and end the crisis of the last several months, Yemen's Houthi rebels surrounded the presidential palace in Sana. Now President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi has resigned. We talk to Joe Kechichian, Gulf State scholar and writer for Gulf News.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India is a Hindu nationalist. Since he came to power last May there have been signs of rising tensions between India's Hindu and Muslim communities. The BBC's Sunita Thakur takes a look at what it means to be a Hindu in India today.
A group of Houthi rebels are refusing to leave the Yemeni capital, Sanaa, which they took over last month. Nabeel Khoury, a senior fellow of Middle East and national security at The Chicago Council on Global affairs, explains the situation.
Worldview assesses U.S. counter-terrorism strategy in Yemen and how the trial of Chinese Communist Party's Bo Xilai will impact Chinese politics. EcoMyths Alliance's Kate Sackman breaks down the pros and cons of using antibacterial soap.
We discuss Sens. John McCain and Lindsey Graham's agenda in Egypt. The U.S. and U.K. perceive Yemen as a possible terror threat. Radio Islam's founder Imam Malik Mujahid explains why he thinks the end of Ramadan has no link to potential terrorist acts.