America Abroad: Tibet The Dalai Lama's 80th birthday has been a cause for celebration but also consternation for Tibetans at home and in the diaspora. Now, as he grows older, doubt hovers in the air as to who will carry on the struggle when he's gone. America Abroad explores Tibetan Buddhism and the changing conditions in modern day Tibet from a spiritual, political, and cultural perspective.
How Drones Are Reshaping the World In five years, the global market for drones is expected to reach a billion dollars. There are drones for everything from real estate and construction, to journalism, and search and rescue. They're used to deliver humanitarian aid and to find and kill the worlds most wanted terrorists without putting US soldiers' lives at risk. America Abroad looks at how drones are revolutionizing the skies, and how this technology has so quickly moved from science fiction to ubiquitous reality.