[QODLink]
Frost over the World
Extraditing Assange
Sweden's foreign minister discusses the case against the WikiLeaks founder and Stockholm's terrorist attacks.
Last Modified: 19 Dec 2010 10:48 GMT
Carl Bildt

Carl Bildt, Sweden's foreign minister, discusses the recent terrorist attacks in Stockholm; the attempted extradition of Julian Assange for sex crimes; and he recalls what it was like working with Richard Holbrooke on the Dayton Peace Agreement for Bosnia.

The International Criminal Court (ICC) has named seven high-profile Kenyans responsible for the violence that followed the 2007 presidential elections. Kenyan anti-corruption campaigner, John Githongo, discusses the ICC's announcement and reflects on its implications for Kenyan politics.

David Sedaris, the Grammy-nominated American humourist known for his acutely observed autobiographical essays, has made a departure with his new collection, Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk: A Wicked Bestiary, a series of animal fables. He joins Sir David to discuss why.

The future of Lebanese politics


Barbara Stocking, the director of the British charity, Oxfam, talks about the massacres in the Democratic Republic of Congo and whether the credit crunch and the resulting "donor fatigue" is affecting the work of organisations like Oxfam.

Ibrahim Najjar, Lebanon's justice minister, talks about how the findings of the Hariri Tribunal will affect the delicate balance of politics in Lebanon and the region as a whole.

Alex Brummer, the city editor of the Daily Mail, talks about the crisis in the Eurozone and whether Germany will eventually lose patience with propping up its less stable partners.

This episode of Frost over the World aired from Friday, December 17, 2010.

Source:
Al Jazeera
Topics in this article
People
Country
City
Organisation
Featured on Al Jazeera
Muslim volunteers face questioning and threat of arrest, while aid has been disrupted or blocked, charities say.
Six months on, outrage and sorrow over the mass schoolgirl abduction has disappeared - except for families in Nigeria.
ISIL combatants seeking an 'exit strategy' from Mideast conflict need positive reinforcement back home, analysts say.
European nation hit by a wave of Islamophobia as many young fighters join ISIL in Syria and Iraq.
Featured
Lack of child protection laws means abandoned and orphaned kids rely heavily on the care of strangers.
At least 25 tax collectors have been killed since 2012 in Mogadishu, a city awash in weapons and abject poverty.
Since she was 16-years-old, Scottish Nationalist Party's Sturgeon has strove for independence from the UK.
Armed group's ransom success with German hostages marks a re-emergence, as authorities investigate ISIL links.
Western nations are moving into the resource-rich country after decades of disinterest, challenging China's interests.