Chris Harland-Dunaway

Chris Harland-Dunaway is an independent reporter and radio producer based in Studio City, California.

The Pentagon is seen from Air Force One as it flies over Washington, March 2, 2022.

Ana Montes memorized classified US documents to leak to Cuban officials, author says

Ana Montes, who worked for the US defense department, was simultaneously spying for Cuban authorities. She's now been released after her 25-year prison sentence. Jim Popkin, who's written about her, shares her story with The World's host Marco Werman.

Ana Montes memorized classified US documents to leak to Cuban officials, author says
A banner with a picture of a Palestinian prisoner in an Israeli jail reads in Arabic "Karim Younis, the icon of patience and will, 35 years in captivity, for how long," in the West Bank city of Ramallah

Israel releases longest-serving Palestinian prisoner

Israel releases longest-serving Palestinian prisoner
Afghan women participate in a protest against the university education ban for women, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Dec. 22, 2022.

Education for women 'is an Afghan value and an Islamic right,' says male professor in solidarity against university ban

Education for women 'is an Afghan value and an Islamic right,' says male professor in solidarity against university ban
President Joe Biden announces WNBA star Brittney Griner's release in a prisoner swap with Russia, Thursday, Dec. 8, 2022.

WNBA star Brittney Griner prisoner swap raises questions about how hostage deals are made

WNBA star Brittney Griner prisoner swap raises questions about how hostage deals are made
Rodney Dixon, lawyer for Al Jazeera, third from left, and Lina Abu Akleh, niece of journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, second left, answer questions during a press conference

Al Jazeera wants the ICC to do a 'thorough and independent' investigation into Shireen Abu Akleh's killing

Al Jazeera wants the ICC to do a 'thorough and independent' investigation into Shireen Abu Akleh's killing
man waving to a crowd

Brazil's elections test the political power of religion

Brazil is still the largest Catholic country in the world, but Protestant evangelicals are a fast-growing segment of the population. And they’re making their presence felt politically.

Brazil's elections test the political power of religion
Maryland Sen. Chris Van Hollen speaks during a Senate Appropriations subcommittee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington.

US senators demand full White House investigation into shooting of Palestinian American journalist

Maryland Sen. Chris Van Hollen speaks to The World's host Marco Werman about a renewed call by himself and other Senate Democrats for a full inquiry into the killing of Palestinian American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh earlier this year.

US senators demand full White House investigation into shooting of Palestinian American journalist
Pope Francis dons a headdress during a visit with Indigenous peoples at Maskwaci, the former Ermineskin Residential School, in Maskwacis, Alberta, Canada

Pope Francis apologizes to Canada's Indigenous communities. But some say it doesn't go far enough.

Thousands of Indigenous people gathered in Alberta province on Monday to hear the long-awaited apology from the pope to Indigenous communities for generations of abuse and cultural suppression in Canada's residential schools. But some say more has to be done. Crystal Fraser, an assistant professor at the University of Alberta, spoke to The World's host Marco Werman.

Pope Francis apologizes to Canada's Indigenous communities. But some say it doesn't go far enough.
WNBA star and two-time Olympic gold medalist Brittney Griner is escorted to a courtroom for a hearing, in Khimki just outside Moscow, Russia, Friday, July 1, 2022.

Going public with Brittney Griner's wrongful detention in Russia could be risky, hostage expert says

Hugh Dugan, a former State Department special envoy for hostage situations, has handled negotiations for Americans detained or kidnapped abroad. He joined The World's host Marco Werman to talk about WNBA basketball star Brittney Griner's detention and how negotiations for her release might unfold.

Going public with Brittney Griner's wrongful detention in Russia could be risky, hostage expert says
Juliana Lumumba, the daughter of Patrice Lumumba, speaks during a ceremony to return the remains of her father to the family at the Egmont Palace in Brussels

Return of Patrice Lumumba's remains to DR Congo gives 'peace of mind,' UN envoy says

Belgium has returned the mortal remains of Congolese independence hero Patrice Lumumba to Democratic Republic of Congo and his family. Georges Nzongola-Ntalaja, DR Congo's representative to the United Nations, discussed the move and its significance with The World's host Carol Hills.

Return of Patrice Lumumba's remains to DR Congo gives 'peace of mind,' UN envoy says
Bosnian Muslim women, and survivors of the Srebrenica massacre carry photos of relatives and display a banner with names of missing relatives, during a peaceful protest walk, in Tuzla, 72 kilometers north of Bosnian capital of Sarajevo, April 12, 2010. Su

Special edition: The prosecutor and the war criminal

A key witness at the international tribunal for the war in the former Yugoslavia — and a war criminal himself — testifies in the trial of Slobodan Milosevic.

Special edition: The prosecutor and the war criminal
A woman walks past a destroyed tank in the town of Trostsyanets, Ukraine, Monday, March 28, 2022.

West remains divided on sanctions, weapons to Ukraine, former amb to Russia says

"The West, in order to help diplomacy, needs to help President [Volodomyr] Zelenskiy produce stalemate on the battlefield," former Ambassador to Russia Michael McFaul said. He joined The World's host Marco Werman to discuss the West's diplomatic push to the end the war in Ukraine.

West remains divided on sanctions, weapons to Ukraine, former amb to Russia says
In this image provided by the US Air Force, pallets of ammunition, weapons and other equipment bound for Ukraine are loaded on a plane by members from the 436th Aerial Port Squadron during a foreign military sales mission at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware

Harsh sanctions, military support are key to Ukraine's defense, former amb to Ukraine says

Former US Ambassador to Ukraine William Taylor joined The World's host Marco Werman to discuss Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy's emotional speech to US Congress and the American response so far to Russia's invasion into Ukraine. 

Harsh sanctions, military support are key to Ukraine's defense, former amb to Ukraine says
B & W photo of race cars racing on a track.

'If you can avoid a crash, you can avoid an ambush,' tactical driving expert says

Race car driver and instructor Bob Bondurant died at the age of 88 on Sunday. In addition to teaching Hollywood celebrities, he also taught tactical driving to security teams. Anthony Ricci, who runs Advanced Driving and Security, Inc., took The World's host Marco Werman into the world of tactical driving and how it's used to protect important people.

'If you can avoid a crash, you can avoid an ambush,' tactical driving expert says
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi holds a news conference at the Presidential Palace in Khartoum, Sudan

New restrictive regulations in Egypt will shut down access to independent information, legal director says

Egypt's new amendments to its national terrorism law will reinstate military powers that curtail human rights and free speech. Mai El-Sadany, the legal director at the Tahrir Institute of Middle East Policy in Washington discusses the development with The World's host Marco Werman.

New restrictive regulations in Egypt will shut down access to independent information, legal director says