Robert Gates

Conflict & Justice

Libyan dilemma for the West

The Libyan revolt appears to have reached deadlock. The crisis poses a dilemma for the US and the international community: whether or not outside powers should intervene militarily inside the Libya. The World's Jeb Sharp examines the options.

Politics

US Navy gets budget cuts

Defense Secretary Robert Gates wants to save the Department of Defense more than $150 billion over the next five years. $35 billion of those proposed savings would come from cuts to the US Navy. The World's Jason Margolis has more.

Conflict & Justice

Libyan dilemma for the West

The Libyan revolt appears to have reached deadlock. The crisis poses a dilemma for the US and the international community: whether or not outside powers should intervene militarily inside the Libya. The World's Jeb Sharp examines the options.

Politics

Obama's foreign policy team

There are reports today that Susan Rice might be President-elect Obama's choice for ambassador to the United Nations. The World's Jeb Sharp has more on the next president's emerging foreign policy team.