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Worldview 5.2.12

Earlier today, U.S. officials received assurances from their Chinese counterparts that Chen Guangcheng would remain safe following a tense diplomatic standoff over his whereabouts.Six days ago, the blind human rights attorney escaped house arrest and sought refuge in Beijing's American embassy. Sophie Richardson, Human Rights Watch’s china director, analyzes the deal’s murky details. Also, it’s been one year since Osama bin Laden was killed by U.S. Navy Seals. President Obama marked the anniversary by delivering a live address from Bagram Air Base and signing an agreement with Afghan President Hamid Karzai that paves the way for U.S. troop realignment. Kevin Martin, executive director of Peace Action, discusses U.S. policy on Afghanistan.

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