The Middle East has so far seemed to escape the financial crisis plaguing the rest of the world. As The World's Aaron Schachter reports, this is in large part due to inherent wariness and a banking and real estate boom of its own.
Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with New York Times correspondent Dexter Filkins about his new book "The Forever War." In it, Filkins describes his experiences covering everything from the rise of the Taliban to the war in Iraq.
Republican vice-presidential nominee Sarah Palin is getting her foreign policy feet wet this week at the United Nations. She's holding meet-and-greet sessions with many world leaders attending the UN General Assembly.