Arab diplomats are in Lebanon trying to help bring about a compromise between Lebanon's government and Hezbollah, and as The World's Matthew Bell reports, they also hope to tamp down regional tensions between Saudi Arabia and Iran.
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez says he hopes relations between his nation and Washington will improve after George W. Bush leaves office, but, as The World's Lorne Matalon reports, that won't be easy.
Russia continues to defend its actions in the former Soviet state of Georgia. Meanwhile international condemnation mounted over Russia's recognition of Georgia's breakaway regions of South Ossetia and Abkhazia.
Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Anatol Lieven a teacher of War Studies at King's College in London; Lieven is working on a book about Pakistan, and he explores US policy options in dealing with a new Pakistani government.
Anchor Lisa Mullins talks with former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Richard Holbrooke about President Harry Truman's decision to recognize Israel back in 1948 -- and about controversy surrounding some of President Bush's comments in Israel today.