In the wake of successful election in Myanmar over the weekend, the United States is taking action to relax some of the sanctions it has imposed on the country, also known as Burma, for more than two decades.
The Bush Administration plans to lower the number of U.S. troops in Iraq to "pre-surge" levels by July, and today, Defense Secretary Robert Gates said he favors a pause in troop withdrawals after that;
Both the United States and Russia are in the midst of presidential election campaigns, and The World's Jason Margolis looks at what a change of leadership in both countries could mean for US-Russian relations.
The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports on how people in Taiwan view the U.S. presidential election, as many Taiwanese base their judgment on the current candidates on how past Republican or Democratic presidents have dealt with Taiwan.
Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama and John McCain each say they don't think much of the Bush administration's policy toward Russia, and all three say they'd take a harder line, as The World's Matthew Bell reports.