Mar 1, 2012 | 9:35Dispatches From Dharamsala, India: Debating self-immolation Audio
Dispatches From Dharamsala, India: Debating self-immolation Mar 1, 2012 | 9:35Canadian journalist Edward Birnbaum takes us to Dharamsala, India, the home of the Dalai Lama and Tibetans in exile. Tibet's plight has gained new urgency lately as a growing number of monks and nuns set themselves on fire to draw attention to it. And though the Dalai Lama has spoken out against it, many in this village think it's necessary.
May 10, 2012 | 9:40Dispatches Will Syria descend into civil war? - May 10/12 Audio
Dispatches Will Syria descend into civil war? - May 10/12 May 10, 2012 | 9:40Reporter Laura Lynch is in Syria, where the ongoing conflict between armed opposition factions and the Syrian government has produced a a country full of rabbitholes, all of them full. Outside of the capital Damascus, gunfire's replacing artillery fire in cities like Homs as the nature of the conflict starts to shift.