On the eve of Afghanistan's parliamentary elections, Sir David is joined by Ambassador Ivo Daalder, the US' permanent representative to Nato, to discuss the future of Nato's mission in South Asia.
Direct negotiations between Israel and the Palestinian Authority have resumed after almost two years of stalemate. Sir David is joined by Israel's first Bedouin diplomat, Ishmael Khaldi, to discuss what a 'Jewish state' means for the non-Jewish population of Israel.Plus, the French government is facing criticism after it deported more than 1,000 members of the Roma community to Romania and Bulgaria. Sir David talks to Claude Moraes, a member of the European parliament, about whether Frances is breaking European Union law.
The opera superstar talks to Sir David about her extraordinary career as a soprano and growing up in Ceaucescu's Romania.
As Pope Benedict XVI makes the first papal visit to the UK in 28 years, Sir David talks to the head of the Roman Catholic Church in Britain about the challenges of secularism and the allegations of a child abuse cover-up.
This episode of Frost over the World aired from Friday, September 17, 2010.