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Whether it’s upheaval in Iran or debates over national healthcare and trillion dollar deficits, many of the stories on our front pages are also dominating headlines abroad. But the story lines are often quite different. Kojo examines the day’s headlines from an international perspective.
- Susan Glasser Executive Editor, Foreign Policy Magazine
- Evgeny Morozov Fellow, Open Society Institute; author "Net Effect" blog on ForeignPolicy.com
- Michael Binyon Editorial Writer and Foreign Affairs Specialist for The London Times
- Samson Mulugeta Journalist based in Johannesburg, South Africa
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