A Conversation with Senator Bill Nelson
As Syria expands its influence in the Middle East through relationships with Iran and Hezbollah, the Bush Administration has publicly criticized it for undermining democratic reform in the region. After a controversial trip to Syria in mid-December, where he met with President Bashar al-Assad, Senator Bill Nelson said he believes there is a "crack in the door for discussions to continue" with Syria about its role in Iraq. Join him as he discusses his trip and gives his analysis of current U.S. policy.
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Jagdish N. Bhagwati writes on the need to define corruption properly and to "acknowledge obvious and important cultural differences in how it is understood."
A spate of high-profile scams has weakened India's government and raised concerns among foreign investors. Businesses and civil society say the country needs more effective anti-corruption laws.