Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's 11-day trip to Africa begins with a focus on Somalia, though she won't actually be visiting the war-ravaged nation. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with the BBC's East Africa correspondent Peter Greste in Nairobi.
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton met with Israeli leaders in Jerusalem today. Clinton stressed that Israel could count on continued support from the US, but also said the Obama Administration will work hard towards an independent Palestinian state.
Hillary Clinton promised U.S. support for rebuilding Gaza today, pledging $ 900 million in aid. But it's not clear how the U.S. will deliver this aid with Hamas in power and an Israeli blockade still in effect.
President-elect Obama introduced his national security team this week and climate change was mentioned prominently. The World's Jason Margolis examines how national security and the problem of global warming are linked.
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.
One third of Chinese-American voters are still undecided about who to vote for, and many of them are older and live in New York and California, states Barack Obama is expected to win easily and where there is little outreach.