Featuring guests located outside the United States, Worldwise aspires to illuminate international affairs and help Americans understand perspectives abroad.
Is Syria now in full-on civil war?
The trouble with moral clarity
Imagining a potential peaceful compromise
Camille: The role of religion in politics is the big issue
How much longer can the regime hold on?
Advice for Obama on Syria
Masuma compares life in Afghanistan and Iran
Why the Taliban is still a threat
Afghanistan’s government: corrupt, unpopular, weak
Can civil society and social media defeat the Taliban?
The Afghan blogosphere and “Innocence of Muslims”
The Afghan Cultural House, a small oasis of calm
Barry remembers Ethiopia’s late PM Meles Zenawi
Semhar brings us up to date on Ethiopia
How Meles exploited the War on Terror
Economic development vs. political repression
Meles’s talents on the international stage
A mysterious death and an uncertain succession
The scene on the streets of Cairo
What really caused the protests?
Do Egyptians respect freedom of speech?
Robert: The Arab Spring isn’t dead, but democracy will take time
The mysterious film and Egypt’s Coptic Christians
What do Egyptians think of America?
Living in a haunted mansion in Casablanca
Is Mali becoming another Afghanistan?
Tahir: Al Qaeda in Mali is a threat to the West
How Al Qaeda sinks its roots
Tahir’s historical novel, “Timbuctoo”
Why the Arab Spring didn’t come to Morocco
The great maple syrup heist
A huge shift in Canadian foreign policy
What Canadians think about Americans
The United Blue States of Canada
Is Quebec separatism still doomed?
Why conspiracy theories thrive in the US, not in Canada