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.
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.
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.
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.
Immigrant rights groups and attorneys are hoping for more outreach and education about the permanent residency program for Liberians.
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.
The Taliban, emboldened by the US and NATO troop withdrawal, has stepped up its attacks in recent weeks. In response, the Afghan government has launched what it calls a National Mobilization effort.
In her first trip to the US-Mexico border as vice president, Kamala Harris called for a comprehensive approach and taking into account the "root causes" of migration.
DACA was introduced in 2012 by the Obama administration to protect undocumented youth from deportation.
Canadian company TC Energy withdraws from Keystone XL crude oil pipeline project after President Biden canceled its permit earlier this year. And, the number of undocumented migrants reaching the US-Mexico border hits its highest level in more than 20 years. Also, Moscow court labels organization of President Putin’s political foe, Alexei Navalny, as an “extremist” group.
El Salvador becomes first country to approve bitcoin as a legal currency. And, US President Joe Biden begins the first overseas trip of his term in the UK, hoping to repair relations with Europe. Also, Nicaragua's National Police continues arrests of potential challengers for the upcoming November presidential elections.