After the Gulf War, sanctions prohibited Americans from sending money to Iraq. Iraqi-American Shakir Hamoodi broke those rules, however, when he found out his family in Iraq had miscarried, because they couldn't afford $10 antibiotics. Now he's in jail — almost 20 years after the fact.
The Bush Administration has had a tough few weeks in terms of foreign policy, from Russia to North Korea to the Middle East. How much can a president hope to accomplish in his last months in office? The World's Jason Margolis reports.
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.
When the London Summer Olympics get under way on Friday, Mitt Romney plans to be there. The presumptive Republican presidential nominee expects to attend the opening ceremonies. Then he's making some quick campaign stops in Israel and Poland.
As China seeks to assert itself in Asia, President Barack Obama visited Australia to announce deeper ties between the nations' militaries, including a new Marine base for the United States. The move was seen as a counter-balance against China's growing presence.