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As the 9/11 Commission releases its full report of the circumstances surrounding the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, America Abroad examines the United States' key 20th-century intelligence failures, including the attack on Pearl Harbor, the fall of the Shah of Iran, and the collapse of

America Abroad examines the unstable relationship between Pakistan and the United States, how the country has evolved since the partition of 1947, and how the US-Pakistan relationship may change in the wake of 9/11.

Guests on this program include:

  • Robert Oakley, former

Since the September 2001 terrorist attacks and the overthrow of the Taliban regime, the international community has made historic new commitments to the stability and future of Afghanistan. But enormous challenges remain in rebuilding this war-torn country, and the depth of commitment from

The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have brought American troops to the borders of Iran, a country viewed as crucial to peace and stability in the post-war Persian Gulf and Middle East, and it has heightened attention towards Iran's relations with the United States, the possibility for domestic

America Abroad analyzes the history of America's relationship with Korea before and after the Korean war; the nuclear crisis with North Korea in 1993-1994 that brought the United States to the brink of war; and current expert opinions and citizen attitudes in the United States and South Korea on

America Abroad examines the 200 year history of America's relationship with Europe, with a look ahead at transatlantic relations following the dispute over the Iraq War, and a look back at the 1956 Suez crisis. The program includes a special conversation with European students.

Guests on

The program examines the history of the region, US policy towards Iraq, and how Iraq will likely function after the fall of Saddam Hussein. 

Hosts: Garrick Utley, Marvin Kalb, Margaret Warner, Steve Roberts / Length: 51 minutes / Airdate: Feb 2003

AAM Insight is our exclusive web series providing in-depth, firsthand perspectives on world affairs. Insight Issues : Wide-ranging conversations from around the world. AAM speaks with policymakers, journalists, academics and artists to examine critical issues. Watch all of the Insight Issues videos...

It's been 5 years (June 4, 2009) since President Obama's landmark Cairo speech in which he spoke of common values between the West and "Muslims around the world: they were values of "justice and progress; tolerance and the dignity of all human beings." A year later, the world witnessed the

Americans, and especially Californians, have had a big dose of severe drought this year. Though it hit the state hard, farmers were the most effected. They continue to worry about the threat the water shortage poses to their multi-million dollar almond, kiwi and walnut crops. The answer has been

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