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In this photo released by the official website of the office of the Iranian Presidency, President Ebrahim Raisi speaks during his press conference in Tehran, Iran, Monday, Aug. 29, 2022.

No contradiction in supporting protesters while pursuing nuclear deal with Iran, US special envoy says

Global Politics

Robert Malley, the US special envoy for Iran, joined The World’s host Marco Werman from Washington to discuss how the Biden administration views the current protests and what this could all mean for efforts to secure a nuclear deal with Iran.

In this June 12, 2018, file photo, US President Donald Trump, right, meets with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Sentosa Island, in Singapore. 

Political theater: Part II

Critical State
Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, waves hello to the committee at the start of a House Committee on Appropriations subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies.

People shouldn’t put their guard down when it comes to COVID, Fauci says

The Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol offers an example of how refusing to accept election results can lead to violence.

The ‘sore loser effect’: Rejecting election results can destabilize democracy and drive terrorism

In this Nov. 19, 2019, file photo National Security Council aide Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman is sworn in to testify before the House Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. 

Alexander Vindman: Accountability is key to building back American unity

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US Gen. John R. Allen, left, commander of NATO forces in Afghanistan, listens to US ambassador to Afghanistan, Ryan Crocker, before a change of command ceremony in Kabul, Afghanistan

Former Amb to Afghanistan Ryan Crocker: ‘This is not a kinder and gentler Taliban’


Ryan Crocker, who spent 40 years in the foreign service and served as US ambassador to Afghanistan under President Barack Obama, discussed Biden’s statement and the US’ role in Afghanistan with The World’s host Carol Hills.

Supporters of President Donald Trump, including Jacob Chansley, right with fur hat, are confronted by US Capitol Police officers outside the Senate Chamber inside the Capitol in Washington. Many of those who stormed the Ca

Foreign powers amplified QAnon content to sow discord that led to Jan. 6 Capitol riots, extremism expert says


Mia Bloom, co-author of “Pastels and Pedophiles: Inside the Mind of QAnon,” speaks with The World’s host Marco Werman about the rise of QAnon, a US-based, conspiracy-fueled movement with international reach.

A row of more than a dozen purple buses are shown partially submerged by flood water.

Record rainfall causes severe flooding in central China

Top of The World

Top of The World: At least a dozen people in Zhengzhou, China, died trapped in a flooded underground subway. And, former Trump adviser Tom Barrack has been arrested and charged with foreign lobbying on behalf of the United Arab Emirates. Also, the UK says it will permanently deploy two warships in the Asia Pacific after its Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier sails off to Asian waters in September.

A woman stands in silhouette against a blue sky.

Liberians hesitate to apply for permanent resident status in US over daunting process


Immigrant rights groups and attorneys are hoping for more outreach and education about the permanent residency program for Liberians.

Supporters of President Donald Trump climb the West wall of the the US Capitol in Washington

Critics say Biden’s plan to combat domestic extremism repeats past mistakes


Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) was used to infiltrate Muslim American communities after the 9/11 attacks. Some say Joe Biden’s new plan after the Capitol Hill breach doesn’t do much better.