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Live from Abu Dhabi Connect the World takes you on a journey across continents, investigating the stories that are changing our world.

Georgia's Saakashvili Weighs in on Ukraine Crisis

April 16th, 2014
08:41 PM ET

As tensions escalate in Eastern Ukraine and the prospect of war looms ever closer, Becky Anderson quizzes former President of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili about his experience of confronting the Kremlin and looking to the West for support.


Filed under:  Analysis • Becky's Interviews • Breaking News • Crimea • Ukraine

El-Sisi and the Future of Egypt

April 15th, 2014
07:50 PM ET

Violence, civil unrest and alleged human rights abuses threaten to overshadow May elections in one-time Middle Eastern powerhouse Egypt. But military maestro and presidential favorite Abdel Fattah el-Sisi is hoping to put his country back on the map for the right reasons.

As Egypt seeks to consign the failure of the Arab Spring to the past, CNN's Becky Anderson discusses the prospect of el-Sisi in power and the regional repercussions. She is joined by the Brookings Institution's H.A. Hellyer and The National's Chief Columnist Faisal al-Yafai.


Filed under:  Analysis • Becky's Interviews • Egypt • General • Middle East

Lord Owen Slams Russia Sanctions

April 13th, 2014
01:02 PM ET

One of the chief negotiators in the Kosovo conflict tells Becky Anderson that sanctions against Russia won't resolve the crisis in Ukraine. Hear the former UK Foreign Secretary's views on the complex relationship between Moscow and Crimea.


Filed under:  Becky's Interviews • Breaking News • Crimea • General • Russia

Becky's First Week in Abu Dhabi

April 10th, 2014
07:04 PM ET

Connect the World with Becky Anderson has now been broadcasting for a week from its new home in the UAE. In this video, Becky visits Abu Dhabi's Saadiyat Island, where she reflects on her initial impressions, and looks ahead to the future of the city and the show.


Filed under:  Analysis • Becky's Interviews • General • Middle East

Inside the Mind of Oscar Pistorius

April 10th, 2014
01:05 PM ET

As the athlete known as the "Blade Runner" is grilled by the South African state, Becky Anderson asks psychologist Dr James Thompson of University College London about his state of mind.


Filed under:  Africa • Analysis • Becky's Interviews • General • Sport
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