Corruption played a toxic and central role in hampering the United States' efforts in Afghanistan from day one. Sarah Peck, a lawyer and former diplomat who served as the anti-corruption officer at the US embassy in Kabul from 2009 to 2010, tells The World's Marco Werman what she observed.
Last year, many of the who's who in politics and business boycotted Saudi Arabia's "Davos in the Desert" event in the wake of the murder of Jamal Khashoggi. This year? Many return but there are still some notable no-shows.
President Donald Trump's trade war with China has done more than affect the price of some goods. Some members of the Chinese American community say they feel they're being viewed by some under a "cloud of suspicion."
America’s sanctions against Venezuela have been riddled with controversy. The power crisis that exploded on Jan. 23 raised complex questions about US interventions in Latin America as Venezuela leadership grows more complicated by the day.