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With Hearing Planned Wednesday, Chaffetz Discusses Trip to Libya

Following the deadly September 11 attack on the American consulate in Benghazi, Libya last month, Utah Congressman Jason Chaffetz is among those

Expert on Afghanistan War, Insurgency Speaks in Salt Lake

The alleged killing of 16 Afghan civilians by an American soldier has raised serious questions about the future of U.S.forces in Afghanistan.

Utah Journalist Reports on “Mingi” Killings in Ethiopia

Among three remote tribes in southern Ethiopia, if an infant is determined to be cursed, or “mingi,” it’s a death sentence. As

Reporting on the Rise of an “Instant City”

A population explosion from 400,000 in the mid-20th Century to more than 13 million today earns Karachi, Pakistan, the title of an

Once-Expelled U.S. Ambassador Shares Experience in Salt Lake City

Former U.S. Ambassador to Venezuela Patrick Duddy understands that country’s tumultuous relationship with the United States perhaps better than anyone, after having

CityViews 10/5/11: Diplomacy and Not-So-Diplomatic Theater

Segment 1: In a new memoir, John Price traces his journey from immigrant to prominent Utah businessman to diplomat. But he also

Radio Producer Relates Trip to Afghanistan to Utah Experiences

Just after the September 11th attacks, radio producer Scott Carrier drove from his home in Salt Lake City to Chicago, asking people

Tourism Heads Talk Funding, Security at Annual Conference

Salt Lake City is hosting the National Conference for Tourism Professionals this year. It’s where state and city tourism officials from across

Acclaimed Author to Discuss New Memoir at Salt Lake Library

In her new book, Cocktail Hour Under the Tree of Forgetfulness, Alexandra Fuller writes about a very memorable character: her mother, Nicola.

Politics Up Close: Former Colombian President visits Salt Lake

With an agreement being debated by Congress, we discussed free trade with former Colombian President Alvaro Uribe, who was in town to

Former Ambassador Brings Expertise on Yemen to Salt Lake

A former U.S. Ambassador to Yemen’s visit to Salt Lake City yesterday came at an ideal time to discuss the country in

BBC Presenter Explains Significance of President’s Visit

President Obama’s trip to London makes it a busy time for the BBC World Service, which has been covering his visit extensively

Politics Up Close: Libya Native Witnessed Revolution

Dr. Hussein Elkhafaifi is a native of Libya and witnessed this year’s uprising against Muammar Gaddafi. The Director of the Arabic Program

Chaffetz Becomes Loud Voice Against Libya Intervention

Utah Congressman Jason Chaffetz’s Facebook page has become a flurry of conversation about the Republican’s opposition to the U.S. intervention in Libya.

Longtime Ambassador Visits Salt Lake

Ambassador Christopher Hill has represented the United States in many countries, most recently Iraq, where he served from 2009 to 2010 under

PAC Website Indicates Potential Huntsman Strategy

A political action committee associated with former Utah Governor Jon Huntsman has launched its new website. But you won’t find Huntsman’s name

Oslo Accords Architect to Speak in Salt Lake City

When the Oslo Accords were negotiated between Israel and the Palestinian Authority in 1993, Dr. Yair Hirschfeld was a key architect of

Bill Bars Investment in Companies Supporting Iran Oil Sector

Two dozen companies may soon be prohibited from doing business with the Utah State Retirement Office. Republican Senator Curt Bramble is sponsoring

Politics Up Close: The North Korean Threat

Bruce Bechtol is author of Defiant Failed State: The North Korean Threat to International Security. He was in Salt Lake City

Huntsman to Leave Ambassador Post

It’s official: after less than two years on the job, former Utah Governor Jon Huntsman will step down as Ambassador to China

Legacy of Hostage Crisis Continues

Today marks the 30th anniversary of the end of the Iran hostage crisis that ensnared 53 Americans. But although three decades have