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A Look Back At Bosnia, Through Angelina Jolie's Eyes

Angelina Jolie was just 16 when the war in Bosnia began, and she paid little heed to it at the time. But as her awareness of international issues grew, her attention was drawn back to the conflict. Now, that war is the subject of her debut film as a writer and director, In the Land of Blood and Honey.
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After 20 Years, An Iraqi Returns To A Changed Land

After two decades in the U.S., Aseel Albanna couldn't wait to return to Baghdad, the place where she grew up. But the city has changed so much, she barely recognized parts of it.
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Timoney Discusses New Job Training Bahraini Police

Robert Siegel talks to John Timoney, senior vice president for business development and senior consultant for police and security matters for Andrews International, a consulting firm with offices throughout the U.S. and the world. He has been recruited by Bahrain for police training. Timoney is a former Miami and Philadelphia police chief, who won accolades for fighting crime and curbing police shootings of civilians. But his handling of street demonstrations during the Free Trade Area of the Americas summit in 2003 brought lawsuits from the American Civil Liberties Union over the same issues of excessive force and unlawful arrests.
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Italy's Cruise Crisis Spawns An Unlikely Star

Italians have been gripped by the dramatic exchange between the cruise liner captain who left his sinking ship and the coast guard captain who demanded that he go back onboard. Many Italians see the episode as a metaphor for the country's current condition.
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Gettleman Discusses Violence In South Sudan

Audie Cornish speaks with Jeffrey Gettleman, East Africa bureau chief for the New York Times, about escalating violence in South Sudan.

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