To be effective, a buffer zone would also need a no-fly zone and that requires a UN Security Council resolution. One that is not likely to come easily. Teymoor Nabili speaks to Halla Diyab, Daniel Ser-wer & , Birol Baskan
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Are Pakistan’s blasphemy laws being misused to persecute the country’s minorities? Folly Bah Thibault, speaks to Ayesha Tammy Haq, Khalid Rahman, & Aasim Sajjad.
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Who will take responsibility for activist’s death after Israeli court rules its army was not at fault? Hazem Sika speaks to Jafar Farah, Rami Khouri & Efraim Inbar.
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Thousands of university students in the Canadian city of Montreal have marched against planned tuition-fee increases. Student unions voted against boycotting classes as a form of protest earlier this week, and many are now focusing their attention on the country’s next parliamentary election, set to take place on September 4 in Quebec. Daniel Lak reports [...]
Can yet another attempt to install a strong central government after years of chaos really succeed this time? Mike Hanna speaks to Jamal Osman, Afyare Elmi & Abdi Ismail Samatar.
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Kofi Annan, the outgoing UN-Arab League special envoy to Syria has called his job “mission impossible”. So what hope is there that his replacement, Lakhdar Brahimi, can succeed in bringing an end to the violence in Syria. The UN admits both sides appear to be set on war, yet Brahimi, the Algerian diplomat believes every [...]
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Tehran attempts to make headway with peace talks and offer an alternative as western efforts run dry. David Foster, speaks to Khalid Saleh, Paul Rogers and Seyed Mohammad Marandi.
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US Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter details the Obama Administration’s commitment to increase availability of Pell Grants. Despite the Administration’s efforts, Kanter argues that state and local communities must play a role in attacking the education gap. Complete video available for purchase at fora.tv
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Sports Illustrated contributor Frank Deford criticizes the practices of the NCAA “cartel”. Deford argues that it must change to survive, in part by paying the athletes, and sooner rather than later. Complete video available for purchase at fora.tv
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Extreme police tactics are not a new phenomenon in the United States. But in the age of social media, police violence, such as the shooting of unarmed people, the use of pepper spray and taser guns are being documented for the world to see. The Occupy protesters throughout the country felt the full force of [...]
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Researchers at Stanford University have made a significant breakthrough in gene biology by mapping the first complete gene structure of an organism, Mycoplasma Gentitalium. Stanford researchers produce first complete computer model of an organism: news.stanford.edu Join the conversation on Facebook www.facebook.com Add TDC to your circles on Google+ plus.google.com Follow The Daily Conversation on Twitter [...]
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