We track four people on their journey.
We explore the new US-Cuba relationship
With no strong challengers this time around, things are looking up for Clinton.
14 Apr 2015 07:22 GMT | Politics, US, Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama, Elections
Celebrations and commemorations always have a sense of telling only half the story.
09 Mar 2015 06:04 GMT | Human Rights, Barack Obama, US, Civil Rights
Police violence is a white American problem, not a black one.
04 Dec 2014 14:24 GMT | United States, Civil Rights
The US government has failed its citizens in Ferguson.
Jason A Johnson | 25 Nov 2014 13:17 GMT | Politics, US & Canada, United States
A Republican-controlled Senate will force Obama to get tougher on Iran and Russia.
Jason A Johnson | 05 Nov 2014 13:18 GMT | Politics, US & Canada, United States, Iran, Russia
Despite being the most powerful man in the country Obama's legal options in Ferguson are limited.
Jason A Johnson | 23 Aug 2014 14:05 GMT | Politics, US & Canada, Egypt, Turkey, United States
Neglecting a pragmatic approach to the US political system may rouse a crowd, but renders 'outsiders' irrelevant.
Jason A Johnson | 24 Oct 2012 17:34 GMT | Politics, US & Canada, Afghanistan, United States
If the third debate freezes the campaign at this date, Obama might just have won the US election.
Jason A Johnson | 23 Oct 2012 06:54 GMT
Foreign policy debate is actually the least influential of the three major debates held during a presidential election.
Jason A Johnson | 23 Oct 2012 01:14 GMT
We travel to remote Manus Island in Papua New Guinea to investigate Australia's refugee detention programme.
Refugees, Papua New Guinea, Australia
In an ancient city torn apart by modern conflict, can food help to bridge political and religious divisions?
Arts & Culture, Middle East, Jerusalem
We look at the Taliban threat and the future of Afghan journalism; plus, Davos - global news event or PR exercise?
Media, Afghanistan, Taliban
We speak to the former UN chief weapons inspector, and ask Noam Chomsky about the US presidential election.
Politics, United States, North Korea