Live from Abu Dhabi Connect the World takes you on a journey across continents, investigating the stories that are changing our world.
Throughout the past couple of weeks we've explored the changing dynamics across the Middle East - exploring how the status quo is being upended with the emergence of ISIS. But in reality, what we're seeing today is rooted in the events that happened across the region after the Arab Spring uprisings.
The political reality that has emerged in places like Egypt and Tunisia is still far from the democratic and inclusive ideals many had hoped for. And in places like Libya the situation seems far more challenging. Becky spoke to the UN Secretary General's new Special Representative to Libya Bernardino Leon to find out how the international body hopes to pull back the country from the brink of all-out civil war.
With just hours left before a historic referendum on the future of Scotland, Becky hosted a debate between Hamish Macdonnell, former political editor of the Scotsman newspaper and Iain Macwhirter, political commentator of the Sunday Herald – the one paper that supports independence.
Travel from Riyadh to Tehran and you find a region grappling with ongoing conflict with different key players adopting different strategies. We decided to break down the complexities of the region to explore who are the main players and what are their roles?
Becky speaks to three young Emiratis to find out what they think about the rise of ISIS in the Middle East.
Jordan shares a border with both Syria and Iraq. But will it want to see airstrikes on ISIS positions in Syria? What can Jordan offer in support of any U.S. action? We ask former Jordanian Foreign Minister and CNN contributor Marwan Al-Muasher.