Calls http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/18753/all en Editor's Note: First Correspondent Call http://www.globalpost.com/passport/correspondent-calls/090313/editors-note-first-correspondent-call <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Passport will host its first Correspondent Call in mid-April. Please check this note for more information.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> David Case </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-publish-date"> <div class="field-label">Publish Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">2009:03:13 17:04</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-updated-date"> <div class="field-label">Updated Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">2009:03:13 17:04</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-passportdate"> <div class="field-label">Publication Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">March 11, 2009 - 4:56am</span> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The first Passport Correspondent Call is scheduled for mid-April. The topic and country will depend on the news unfolding at that time. Please email <a href="mailto:davidcase@globalpost.com">davidcase@globalpost.com</a> if you have suggestions.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>You can sign up for the call by emailing me. I will send you the phone number of our conference service, and a passcode to enable you to join the call. &nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Thank you.</p> <p>David Case</p> <p>Editor, GlobalPost Passport</p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-enable"> <div class="field-label">Enable:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> Calls Fri, 13 Mar 2009 21:04:41 +0000 David Case 556362 at http://www.globalpost.com Indian Elections: the greatest show on earth http://www.globalpost.com/passport/correspondent-calls/090512/indian-elections-the-greatest-show-earth <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>On May 16, India will announce the results of its parliamentary elections. One day before, Passport will hold a Correspondent Call with GlobalPost’s New Delhi correspondent, Jason Overdorf to discuss the anticipated results.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> David Case </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-publish-date"> <div class="field-label">Publish Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">2009:05:12 16:43</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-updated-date"> <div class="field-label">Updated Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">2009:05:12 16:43</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-passportdate"> <div class="field-label">Publication Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">May 12, 2009 - 4:26pm</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><strong>The call will occur at 10 a.m. Eastern time on Friday, May 15. To participate, please:</strong></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-enable"> <div class="field-label">Enable:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Enabled </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-leadasset"> <div class="field-label">Asset:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> &lt;p&gt;&lt;img width=&quot;572&quot; height=&quot;350&quot; id=&quot;leadphoto&quot; src=&quot;/sites/default/files/photos/21/India_04_16_09_Overdorf_Elections.jpg&quot; /&gt;&lt;/p&gt; </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-lead-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_lead_image" width="572" height="350" alt="" src="http://www.globalpost.com/sites/default/files/photos/21/India_04_16_09_Overdorf_Elections.jpg?1275222241" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/passport/correspondent-calls/090512/indian-elections-the-greatest-show-earth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Calls Tue, 12 May 2009 20:43:36 +0000 David Case 1430705 at http://www.globalpost.com India elections: parsing the meaning http://www.globalpost.com/passport/correspondent-calls/090519/india-elections-parsing-the-meaning <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>On May 16, India announced the results of its marathon election. A day before, Passport members spoke with GlobalPost's New Delhi correspondent Jason Overdorf about why the elections matter so much for India. Here's the audio from the conversation.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> David Case </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-publish-date"> <div class="field-label">Publish Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">2009:05:19 18:39</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-updated-date"> <div class="field-label">Updated Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">2009:05:19 18:39</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-passportdate"> <div class="field-label">Publication Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">May 19, 2009 - 9:00am</span> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>&nbsp;</p> <p><img width="566" height="350" src="/sites/default/files/photos/522/India_05_16_09_Overdorf_Elections%283%29.jpg" /></p> <p>(Krishnendu Halder/Reuters)</p> <p>The Indian elections may have been a victory for stability, U.S. geopolitical interests and the markets &ndash; which rallied nearly 20 percent. And yet they were decided on the most local of issues &ndash; water, electricity and roads.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>GlobalPost&rsquo;s correspondent in New Delhi explains why.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-enable"> <div class="field-label">Enable:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Enabled </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-leadasset"> <div class="field-label">Asset:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> &lt;p&gt;&lt;img width=&quot;566&quot; height=&quot;350&quot; id=&quot;leadphoto&quot; src=&quot;/sites/default/files/photos/522/India_05_16_09_Overdorf_Elections(2).jpg&quot; /&gt;&lt;/p&gt; &lt;p&gt;(Krishnendu Halder / Reuters)&lt;/p&gt; </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-lead-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_lead_image" width="566" height="350" alt="" src="http://www.globalpost.com/sites/default/files/photos/522/India_05_16_09_Overdorf_Elections%282%29.jpg?1275222475" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/passport/correspondent-calls/090519/india-elections-parsing-the-meaning" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Calls Tue, 19 May 2009 22:39:09 +0000 David Case 1528773 at http://www.globalpost.com Shahan Mufti on Pakistan's Taliban Insurgency http://www.globalpost.com/passport/correspondent-calls/090529/crisis-pakistan <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>With bombings in Lahore and Peshawar, Pakistan's Taliban insurgency seems to be getting more dire by the moment. Passport spoke with GlobalPost correspondent Shahan Mufti about the gravity of the threat, the disillusionment with Obama, and Islamabad's new green and red zones. Here's the audio.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> David Case </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-publish-date"> <div class="field-label">Publish Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">2009:05:29 15:53</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-updated-date"> <div class="field-label">Updated Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">2009:05:29 15:53</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-passportdate"> <div class="field-label">Publication Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">May 29, 2009 - 9:00am</span> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><img width="560" height="460" id="leadphoto" src="/sites/default/files/photos/21/pakistanrefugeesEDITED%281%29.jpg" /></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-enable"> <div class="field-label">Enable:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Enabled </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-leadasset"> <div class="field-label">Asset:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> &lt;p&gt;&lt;img width=&quot;560&quot; height=&quot;460&quot; id=&quot;leadphoto&quot; src=&quot;/sites/default/files/photos/21/pakistanrefugeesEDITED.jpg&quot; /&gt;&lt;/p&gt; </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-lead-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_lead_image" width="560" height="460" alt="" src="http://www.globalpost.com/sites/default/files/photos/21/pakistanrefugeesEDITED.jpg?1275222243" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/passport/correspondent-calls/090529/crisis-pakistan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Calls Fri, 29 May 2009 19:53:08 +0000 David Case 1690534 at http://www.globalpost.com Dark days in Afghanistan http://www.globalpost.com/passport/correspondent-call/090630/dark-days-afghanistan <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Violence is on the rise as Obama sends in a new American general and President Hamid Karzai faces August polls. Passport gets the prognosis from longtime Afghanistan correspondents Charles M. Sennott and Jean MacKenzie.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> David Case </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-publish-date"> <div class="field-label">Publish Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">2009:06:30 15:56</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-updated-date"> <div class="field-label">Updated Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">2009:06:30 15:56</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-passportdate"> <div class="field-label">Publication Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">June 30, 2009 - 9:00pm</span> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>&nbsp;</p> <p><img width="525" height="350" id="leadphoto" src="/sites/default/files/photos/21/Afganistan_2_4_09_MacKenzie_Karzai_EDIT.jpg" /></p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-enable"> <div class="field-label">Enable:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Enabled </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-leadasset"> <div class="field-label">Asset:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> &lt;p&gt;&lt;img width=&quot;525&quot; height=&quot;350&quot; src=&quot;/sites/default/files/photos/21/Afganistan_2_4_09_MacKenzie_Karzai_EDIT(1).jpg&quot; /&gt;&lt;/p&gt; </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-lead-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_lead_image" width="525" height="350" alt="" src="http://www.globalpost.com/sites/default/files/photos/21/Afganistan_2_4_09_MacKenzie_Karzai_EDIT%281%29.jpg?1275222240" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/passport/correspondent-call/090630/dark-days-afghanistan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Calls Tue, 30 Jun 2009 19:56:34 +0000 David Case 2226969 at http://www.globalpost.com Behind the Xinjiang riots http://www.globalpost.com/passport/090720/behind-the-xinjiang-riots <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>GlobalPost's Kathleen McLaughlin explains how forced labor, culture clashes and the financial crisis contributed to the violence in Xinjiang.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> David Case </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-publish-date"> <div class="field-label">Publish Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">2009:07:20 17:55</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-updated-date"> <div class="field-label">Updated Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">2009:07:21 12:10</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-passportdate"> <div class="field-label">Publication Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">July 21, 2009 - 9:00am</span> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>&nbsp;<img width="560" height="373" src="/sites/default/files/photos/4665/China_07_13_09_Lovell_Uighur1_edit.jpg" /></p> <p class="rteright">(photo by Sharron Lovell/GlobalPost)</p> <p class="rteright">&nbsp;</p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-enable"> <div class="field-label">Enable:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Enabled </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-leadasset"> <div class="field-label">Asset:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> &lt;p&gt;&lt;img width=&quot;560&quot; height=&quot;373&quot; src=&quot;/sites/default/files/photos/4665/China_07_13_09_Lovell_Uighur1_edit(1).jpg&quot; /&gt;&amp;nbsp;&lt;/p&gt; </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-lead-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_lead_image" width="1024" height="682" alt="" src="http://www.globalpost.com/sites/default/files/photos/4665/China_07_13_09_Lovell_Uighur1_edit%281%29.jpg?1275222473" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/passport/090720/behind-the-xinjiang-riots" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Calls Mon, 20 Jul 2009 21:55:08 +0000 David Case 2553427 at http://www.globalpost.com Indonesia: Terrorist Redoubt? http://www.globalpost.com/passport/090727/indonesia-terrorist-redoubt <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>GlobalPost correspondent Peter Gelling discusses how the terrorist attacks in Jakarta and violence at the Freeport mine in Papua will affect the booming economy and seemingly-stable democracy.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> David Case </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-publish-date"> <div class="field-label">Publish Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">2009:07:28 10:02</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-updated-date"> <div class="field-label">Updated Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">2009:07:28 10:02</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-passportdate"> <div class="field-label">Publication Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">July 28, 2009 - 9:30am</span> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>&nbsp;Note: the play button will work after the audio downloads. That may take a minute or two.</p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-enable"> <div class="field-label">Enable:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/passport/090727/indonesia-terrorist-redoubt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Calls Tue, 28 Jul 2009 14:02:07 +0000 David Case 2658563 at http://www.globalpost.com Imprisoned in Iran http://www.globalpost.com/passport/correspondent-call/090730/imprisoned-iran <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>GlobalPost contributer Iason Athanasiadis talks about being arrested and held in Tehran's Evin prison after covering Iran's June election.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> David Case </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-publish-date"> <div class="field-label">Publish Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">2009:07:31 17:05</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-updated-date"> <div class="field-label">Updated Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">2009:07:31 17:05</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-passportdate"> <div class="field-label">Publication Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">July 30, 2009 - 9:00pm</span> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><img width="560" height="373" id="leadphoto" src="/sites/default/files/photos/522/iran_call_election.jpg" /></p> <p class="rteright">(photo by STR New / Reuters)</p> <p><em>Note: the play button will work after the audio downloads. That may take a minute or two.</em></p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-enable"> <div class="field-label">Enable:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Enabled </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-leadasset"> <div class="field-label">Asset:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> &lt;p&gt;&lt;img width=&quot;560&quot; height=&quot;373&quot; id=&quot;leadphoto&quot; src=&quot;/sites/default/files/photos/522/iran_call_election(1).jpg&quot; /&gt;&lt;/p&gt; </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-lead-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_lead_image" width="3500" height="2333" alt="" src="http://www.globalpost.com/sites/default/files/photos/522/iran_call_election%281%29.jpg?1275222476" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/passport/correspondent-call/090730/imprisoned-iran" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Calls Fri, 31 Jul 2009 21:05:59 +0000 David Case 2710297 at http://www.globalpost.com Topless in Siberia, Toothless in Moscow http://www.globalpost.com/passport/correspondent-call/090814/topless-siberia-toothless-moscow <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>GlobalPost's Moscow correspondent Miriam Elder talks about the Putin decade and the possible rivalry between the prime minister and President Medvedev.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> David Case </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-publish-date"> <div class="field-label">Publish Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">2009:08:14 16:54</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-updated-date"> <div class="field-label">Updated Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">2009:08:14 16:54</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-passportdate"> <div class="field-label">Publication Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">August 14, 2009 - 3:07pm</span> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><em>Note: the play button will work after the audio downloads. That may take a minute or two.</em></p> <p><em><img width="560" height="375" src="/sites/default/files/photos/522/Russia_Putin.jpg" id="leadphoto" /></em></p> <p class="rteleft"><em>Putin displays his leadership credentials in Siberia.</em> (Photo by Ria Novosti / Reuters)</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-enable"> <div class="field-label">Enable:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Enabled </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-leadasset"> <div class="field-label">Asset:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> &lt;p&gt;&lt;img width=&quot;560&quot; height=&quot;375&quot; src=&quot;/sites/default/files/photos/522/Russia_Putin(1).jpg&quot; id=&quot;leadphoto&quot; /&gt;&lt;/p&gt; </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-lead-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_lead_image" width="522" height="350" alt="" src="http://www.globalpost.com/sites/default/files/photos/522/Russia_Putin%281%29.jpg?1275222475" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/passport/correspondent-call/090814/topless-siberia-toothless-moscow" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Calls Fri, 14 Aug 2009 20:54:32 +0000 David Case 2972395 at http://www.globalpost.com An Italian summer feast http://www.globalpost.com/passport/correspondent-call/090821/italian-summer-feast <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>To celebrate August, Passport spoke with Rome contributor Eric J. Lyman — a sommelier, chef and food writer — about indulging Italy's love affair with its delectable cuisine.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> David Case </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-publish-date"> <div class="field-label">Publish Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">2009:08:21 17:34</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-updated-date"> <div class="field-label">Updated Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">2009:08:21 17:34</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-passportdate"> <div class="field-label">Publication Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">August 21, 2009 - 1:53pm</span> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><img id="leadphoto" height="368" src="/sites/default/files/photos/21/Italy_lyman_food_call_EDIT_081809(2).jpg" width="560" /></p> <p class="rteright">(Photo by Daniele la Monaca/Reuters)&nbsp;</p> <p class="rteright">&nbsp;</p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-enable"> <div class="field-label">Enable:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Enabled </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-leadasset"> <div class="field-label">Asset:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> &lt;p&gt;&lt;img src=&quot;/sites/default/files/photos/522/Italy_lyman_food_call_EDIT_081809(2).jpg&quot; width=&quot;560&quot; height=&quot;368&quot; id=&quot;leadphoto&quot; /&gt;&lt;img id=&quot;leadphoto&quot; height=&quot;368&quot; src=&quot;http://web1.globalpost.com/sites/default/files/photos/21/Italy_lyman_food_call_EDIT_081809(2).jpg&quot; width=&quot;560&quot; /&gt;&lt;/p&gt; </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-lead-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_lead_image" width="1024" height="673" alt="" src="http://www.globalpost.com/sites/default/files/photos/522/Italy_lyman_food_call_EDIT_081809%282%29.jpg?1275222475" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/passport/correspondent-call/090821/italian-summer-feast" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Calls Fri, 21 Aug 2009 21:34:49 +0000 David Case 3094289 at http://www.globalpost.com Orange revolution, Japanese style http://www.globalpost.com/passport/correspondent-call/090827/orange-revolution-japanese-style <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>For decades, Japanese have complained about the nepotism, incompetence and pork politics of the Liberal Democratic Party. After 54 years of near-uninterrupted rule, the party appears likely to lose Sunday’s election. Passport talks with Tokyo correspondent Gavin Blair about what took so long, and what the change will mean.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> David Case </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-publish-date"> <div class="field-label">Publish Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">2009:08:27 14:50</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-updated-date"> <div class="field-label">Updated Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">2009:08:27 14:50</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-passportdate"> <div class="field-label">Publication Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">August 27, 2009 - 2:08pm</span> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><img src="/sites/default/files/photos/21/Japan_08_27_09_Blair_Passport_edit.jpg" width="560" height="407" id="leadphoto" /></p> <p class="rteright">(photo by&nbsp;Kim Kyung Hoon / Reuters)</p> <p class="rteright">&nbsp;</p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-enable"> <div class="field-label">Enable:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Enabled </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-leadasset"> <div class="field-label">Asset:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> &lt;p&gt;&lt;img src=&quot;/sites/default/files/photos/21/Japan_08_27_09_Blair_Passport_edit(1).jpg&quot; width=&quot;1024&quot; height=&quot;744&quot; /&gt;&amp;nbsp;&lt;/p&gt; </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-lead-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_lead_image" width="1024" height="744" alt="" src="http://www.globalpost.com/sites/default/files/photos/21/Japan_08_27_09_Blair_Passport_edit%281%29.jpg?1275222241" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/passport/correspondent-call/090827/orange-revolution-japanese-style" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Calls Thu, 27 Aug 2009 18:50:31 +0000 David Case 3220736 at http://www.globalpost.com Follow the tax dollars http://www.globalpost.com/passport/correspondent-call/090911/follow-money <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>GlobalPost Kabul correspondent Jean MacKenzie recently revealed that millions in U.S. aid money are flowing to the Taliban, via payoffs. That triggered a U.S. government probe. In this call, MacKenzie discusses her article, and updates Passport members on the dire situation in Afghanistan.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> David Case </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-publish-date"> <div class="field-label">Publish Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">2009:09:11 18:20</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-updated-date"> <div class="field-label">Updated Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">2009:09:11 18:20</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-passportdate"> <div class="field-label">Publication Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">September 11, 2009 - 11:45am</span> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><img width="560" height="391" src="/sites/default/files/photos/522/Afghanistan_09_11_09_MacKenzie_call_EDITED.jpg" id="leadphoto" /></p> <p><em>Taliban militants in January, 2009. (Photo by Reuters </em>)</p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-enable"> <div class="field-label">Enable:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Enabled </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-leadasset"> <div class="field-label">Asset:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> &lt;p&gt;&lt;img width=&quot;560&quot; height=&quot;391&quot; src=&quot;/sites/default/files/photos/522/Afghanistan_09_11_09_MacKenzie_call_EDITED(1).jpg&quot; id=&quot;leadphoto&quot; /&gt;&lt;/p&gt; </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-lead-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_lead_image" width="560" height="391" alt="" src="http://www.globalpost.com/sites/default/files/photos/522/Afghanistan_09_11_09_MacKenzie_call_EDITED%281%29.jpg?1275222474" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/passport/correspondent-call/090911/follow-money" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Calls Fri, 11 Sep 2009 22:20:47 +0000 David Case 3525412 at http://www.globalpost.com The German Malaise http://www.globalpost.com/passport/correspondent-call/090917/the-german-malaise <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Civilian deaths in Afghanistan. The stalled economy. Dull politicians. Frustrations over reunification. As the Sept. 27 national election approaches, GlobalPost's Cameron Abadi explains Germany's festering discontent.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> David Case </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-publish-date"> <div class="field-label">Publish Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">2009:09:17 17:58</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-updated-date"> <div class="field-label">Updated Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">2009:09:17 17:58</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-passportdate"> <div class="field-label">Publication Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">September 17, 2009 - 5:58pm</span> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><img width="530" height="385" src="/sites/default/files/photos/21/german_malaise_abadi_EDIT_09_17_09.jpg" id="leadphoto" /></p> <p class="rteright">(Photo by <span class="Src_value label_value">Pawel Kopczynski/ Reuters)<br /> </span></p> <p class="rteright">&nbsp;</p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-enable"> <div class="field-label">Enable:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Enabled </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-leadasset"> <div class="field-label">Asset:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> &lt;p&gt;&lt;img width=&quot;530&quot; height=&quot;385&quot; id=&quot;leadphoto&quot; src=&quot;/sites/default/files/photos/21/german_malaise_abadi_EDIT_09_17_09(1).jpg&quot; /&gt;&lt;/p&gt; </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-lead-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_lead_image" width="2500" height="1817" alt="" src="http://www.globalpost.com/sites/default/files/photos/21/german_malaise_abadi_EDIT_09_17_09%281%29.jpg?1275222242" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/passport/correspondent-call/090917/the-german-malaise" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Calls Thu, 17 Sep 2009 21:58:45 +0000 David Case 3637223 at http://www.globalpost.com Mexico's rampant brain drain http://www.globalpost.com/passport/correspondent-call/091001/trials-and-tribulations-mexicos-elite <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Drug cartels are kidnapping and extorting wealthy Mexicans, forcing many families to flee north of the border. Contributor Todd Bensman talks to Passport about the elite heading north and the guns heading south.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> David Case </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-publish-date"> <div class="field-label">Publish Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">2009:10:02 17:59</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-updated-date"> <div class="field-label">Updated Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">2009:10:02 17:59</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-passportdate"> <div class="field-label">Publication Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">October 2, 2009 - 9:00pm</span> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><img src="/sites/default/files/photos/21/Mexico_Bensman_CCall_EDIT_10_02_09(1).jpg" width="530" height="328" /></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px Helvetica"><em>Police arrest a man on suspicion of possessing and distributing drugs during an anti-narcotics operation in Mexico City. (Photo by Daniel Aguilar/Reuters)</em></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-enable"> <div class="field-label">Enable:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Enabled </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-leadasset"> <div class="field-label">Asset:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> &lt;p&gt;&lt;img src=&quot;/sites/default/files/photos/21/Mexico_Bensman_CCall_EDIT_10_02_09.jpg&quot; width=&quot;530&quot; height=&quot;328&quot; /&gt;&lt;/p&gt; </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-lead-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_lead_image" width="1024" height="634" alt="" src="http://www.globalpost.com/sites/default/files/photos/21/Mexico_Bensman_CCall_EDIT_10_02_09.jpg?1275222241" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/passport/correspondent-call/091001/trials-and-tribulations-mexicos-elite" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Calls Fri, 02 Oct 2009 21:59:13 +0000 David Case 3858867 at http://www.globalpost.com Climate negotiations 101 http://www.globalpost.com/passport/correspondent-call/091008/climate-talks-101 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>As the UN advances talks on climate change, GlobalPost contributor Eric J. Lyman explains what you need to know, including what China's plans are, which proposals are likely to be ratified and why the U.S. has finally thrown its hat in the ring.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> David Case </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-publish-date"> <div class="field-label">Publish Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">2009:10:08 17:55</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-updated-date"> <div class="field-label">Updated Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">2009:10:08 17:55</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-passportdate"> <div class="field-label">Publication Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">October 8, 2009 - 1:14pm</span> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><img height="319" width="530" src="/sites/default/files/photos/21/Climate_change_groupie2_VALVUR_edit.jpg" /></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-enable"> <div class="field-label">Enable:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Enabled </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-leadasset"> <div class="field-label">Asset:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> &lt;p&gt;&lt;img height=&quot;319&quot; width=&quot;530&quot; src=&quot;/sites/default/files/photos/21/Climate_change_groupie2_VALVUR_edit(1).jpg&quot; /&gt;&amp;nbsp;&lt;/p&gt; </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-lead-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_lead_image" width="560" height="337" alt="" src="http://www.globalpost.com/sites/default/files/photos/21/Climate_change_groupie2_VALVUR_edit%281%29.jpg?1275222241" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/passport/correspondent-call/091008/climate-talks-101" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Calls Thu, 08 Oct 2009 21:55:57 +0000 David Case 3970059 at http://www.globalpost.com