The Secretary of Defense, Chuck Hagel, says the US military is ready for any option the president might decide to take against Syria. Anchor Marco Werman discusses the military and diplomatic situation with the BBC's Jonathan Marcus.
At the Friends of Syria conference, foreign officials struggled with concrete steps they could take to help end the violence in Syria — without an elaborate military intervention that has so far proven impossible. Meanwhile, there were some signs of relief in Syria — small ones though they are.
NATO defense ministers have a lot to discuss as they meet today in Brussels, following 60 air strikes in Tripoli, their most concentrated attack on the Libyan capital since air strikes began in March. Jonathan Marcus of the BBC joins us.
The defection of Libya's foreign minister, Moussa Koussa may signal that Col. Gadhafi's regime may be weakening. The BBC's Jonathan Marcus reports on the significance of his resignation and whether this means Gadhafi's days are numbered.
Representatives from more than 35 nations meeting in London today agreed to form a new group charged with coordinating all international action on Libya. Anchor Marco Werman finds out more from the BBC's Diplomatic correspondent Jonathan Marcus.
North Korea's attack against a South Korean island has turned attention to North Korea's ally, China. But just how much leverage does Washington have with Beijing? Host Lisa Mullins discusses the issue with BBC diplomatic correspondent Jonathan Marcus.
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