America’s role in the world was a low priority subject at both political
conventions. Yet as Barrie Dunsmore notes today, there’s still time for the
world to force itself onto the election agenda before the November
In his thirty plus years as ABC News diplomatic and foreign correspondent, Barrie Dunsmore traveled with American presidents and secretaries of state and met many world leaders. He also had the good fortune to interact with an international cultural icon who died recently.
Ever since his death in 2004 there have been rumors that Palestinian
leader Yasser Arafat did not die of natural causes. As Barrie Dunsmore tells us,
new information has come to light that suggests Arafat might have been
Even with the election of the Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohammed Morsi
as the country’s first-ever freely elected civilian president, the
Egyptian Revolution continues to look uncertain. Barrie Dunsmore reviews where
things now stand.