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Middle East: February 2010 Archives

February 25 & 28: from Los Angeles - Harare - Dushanbe - London - Kandahar

In the L.A. neighbourhood of Watts, Miss Ware and Miss Williams have spent decades helping black kids find a bright future.

In Zimbabwe though, Robert Mugabe is rounding out his regime's 30 years, making sure the country has a bleak one.

Then there's Tajikistan. Our guest says it's The Sopranos run by Fred Flintstone. But too important to ignore.

Our correspondent goes for gold in the Defend-Canada-From-The-British-Media Olympics. It's no place for false starts.

And, most press clubs are more about single malts than multiple dangers. We'll hear why Afghanistan's is so different.

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February 18 & 21: from Zurich - Kabul - Cambodia - London

How an obscure political party managed to persuade the Swiss public to ban minarets from mosques. Wait till you hear what they're working on next.

Operation Moshtarak is rolling over southern Afghanistan. But has NATO got the target wrong?

Pop a pill, kill a tree. We revisit the drug trade that's damaging the forests of southeast Asia. 

And, the trouble with paradise; how Jamaica's turbulent past still shapes its troubled future.

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