The Trump administration has doubled down on its message of an ISIS defeat, but analysts agree that a full withdrawal of US troops from Syria will prove harmful to US interests in Syria and Iraq, leading to further instability and a potential resurgence of ISIS.
The Green New Deal is often linked to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the freshman congresswoman who is the idea’s most visible champion. But in its current form, it’s the brainchild of a bunch of 20-somethings sick of older generations’ inaction on climate change.
In his New Year address on Tuesday, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un warned he might take a "new path" if Washington maintains sanctions amid his country's push for economic development, but experts say it may be too late to change the trajectory of negotiations.
Republicans in the Senate failed to muster the votes needed to approve $5 billion US President Donald Trump has demanded for a border wall and Trump earlier said the shutdown could last "a very long time."
The United States delivered Russia a 60-day ultimatum on Tuesday to come clean about what Washington says is a violation of an arms control treaty that keeps missiles out of Europe prompting, a rebuke from Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Who is Egypt's vice president? Retired Colonel Patrick Lang has known and worked with him for two decades. He says Suleiman's intention to provide an orderly transition is genuine, but the time table that Egyptians are hoping for is probably unlikely.
Noel King, managing producer for The Takeaway, looks at why the U.S. should be keeping a close eye on what's happening in Yemen, as well as in Iran. We also talk to Charlie Herman about the politics of the U.S. budget.
President Obama's 2012 federal budget proposal is out and the debate over spending has begun. This comes while the 2011 budget has yet to be resolved. For the GOP it's all about cutting, so will the president's proposed budget make it through Congress?
Some activists in Egypt say a US program to promote democracy in the Middle East may have helped the recent political revolution in Cairo. Anchor Lisa Mullins discusses the program, called the Middle East Partnership Initiative, with Stephen McInerney.