Afghanistan is waging a new tenacious battle against drug addiction. But as Don Duncan now reports, one epidemic, in heroin addiction, has led to another, in HIV, and the war-torn country is struggling to contain both.
The “Arab Spring” kicked off in Tunisia with the overthrow of strongman Ben Ali. But many worry about what’s next; there’s fear that either Ben Ali supporters might hijack the fledgling democracy. Don Duncan reports from Tunis.
A rush for natural gas is kicking off in the eastern Mediterranean. Recently, Israel discovered an enormous natural gas field. Lebanon believes it may also have significant natural gas reserves off its coast and it has a very compelling reason to kick-start exploration.