Worlds Apart

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    An old Yiddish proverb has it that a bad peace is better than a good war, which is hard to argue with unless it serves as an excuse for the absence of a good peace. After decades of fruitless talks, is a solution still attainable in the...
  • Worlds Apart
    Worlds Apart is a fast-paced, in-depth discussion on the most pressing issues facing the world today.It strives to depart from the traditional Q&A form of interview in favor of a more emotive and engaging conversation. Host Oksana Boyko is not afraid to ask the hard questions that others avoid, with the aim of promoting intelligent public debate.
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    Give peace a chance: PLO secretary-general talks Middle-East
    An old Yiddish proverb has it that a bad peace is better than a good war, which is hard to argue with unless it serves as an excuse for the absence of a good peace. After decades of fruitless talks, is a solution still attainable in the...
  • Sameh Shoukry - Egyptian Foreign Minister talks Arab Spring
    Sameh Shoukry - Egyptian Foreign Minister talks Arab Spring
    Five years ago, when the Arab Spring claimed its second presidential casualty, in Cairo, US President Barack Obama famously said Egypt would never be the same. Have the promises of the Arab Spring finally been fulfilled or are they another desert...
  • Balkan rout?
    Balkan rout?
    The European dream of equality and prosperity has proven a powerful magnet for millions in the Balkans and perhaps even more in the Middle East and North Africa. As their paths quite literally cross on the increasingly barb-wired borders of the...
  • Dick Pound, the founding president of the World Anti-Doping Agency. © Michael Dalder
    Pound and out?
    It's been almost seven months since Russia's runners, throwers and jumpers were banned from international competitions over allegations of systemic doping. While Moscow promised to clean up its act in time for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, some...
  • Uffe Ellemann-Jensen Chairman. © Johannes Jansson.
    Friends without benefits?
    After years of trying to strengthen its defenses against Russia, Europe has found itself very vulnerable to strikes from within. How is that going to change the conversation about security in Europe, and who is expected to provide it? To discuss...
  • Benedetta Berti - a fellow at the Institute for National Security Studies
    Extreme moderation?
    The gruesome on-camera beheading of a boy in Aleppo by a US-vetted group has once again reignited the debate of what constitutes “moderate” in the Syrian context. After five years of ever increasing brutality, is there still such a thing...
  • Enrico Letta, former Italian prime minister.
    Together not forever?
    It's been more than 40 years since the EU and the UK took their marriage vows, long enough to solidify any union. And yet the pledge to have and to hold, in sickness and in health, is apparently no more... Is it for better or for worse? For richer...
  • Yasar Yakis - former foreign minister of Turkey
    Resurging & Purging
    The whole world was caught off guard by the attempted military coup in Turkey, but what followed afterwards has been no less dramatic. Mass arrests of the military, judges, and journalists, all on terrorism-related charges, have brought the word...
  • No russin'?
    No russin'?
    Two more Russian servicemen have died in Syria, bringing the death toll to at least 12. And while opponents of Russia’s military presence there have stopped short of celebrating the loss along with Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL), some hope the...
  • Policing the cop?
    Policing the cop?
    According to President Obama, the NATO summit in Warsaw has led to the alliance’s most significant reinforcement since the Cold War, but the buildup comes at a time when a significant number of American people feel threatened in their own...