China's leader-in-waiting Xi Jinping held his first talks with a foreign official since vanishing from the public eye nearly two weeks ago. He met with US Defense Secretary Leon Panetta. Anchor Aaron Schachter speaks with Mary Kay Magistad in Beijing.
Multiple foreign policy crisis including anti-American demonstrations, the war in Syria and unrest in Afghanistan,Iraq and south China are adding up to critical test for President Obama, says Susan Glasser, the editor in chief at Foreign Policy magazine.
Mitt Romney spent the weekend in Israel, where he received an enthusiastic welcome from the Israeli leadership. But critics said Prime Minister Netanyahu's praise for the GOP presidential candidate crossed a dangerous line and threatened to strain Israel's relationship with the Obama administration.
Thousands of American soldiers suffer from the effects of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder or PTSD, yet many of them don't seek help. Mental health professionals are hoping changing the name of PTSD will stamp out a stigma and encourage more veterans to request treatment.
Though the U.S. Army continues to withhold the name of the staff sergeant accused of massacring 16 Afghan civilians, some of the details of his life and his actions before the killing are beginning to come out.
The Obama administration is offering some advice to its most important ally in the region: Israel should do more to mend fences with its neighbors. The World's Matthew Bell reports from Jerusalem, Israelis aren't buying it.