Iran says that if the U.S. goes forward with its threat to impose sanctions on the country's central bank, which could cripple its oil exports, then it will shutdown the Straits of the Hormuz. The U.S. says that's just one red line that should Iran cross would trigger military actions.
In a recent speech, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta urged the Israelis to restart the stalled Palestinian peace process and engage proactively with its neighbors. The country has become increasingly isolated, diplomatically, in its region.
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.
A new report released Tuesday provides the clearest evidence yet that Iran is trying to build nuclear weapons. In Israel, that has many speculating the country may act militarily, and unilaterally, to push back the Iranian program.
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.
Even before the Petraeus scandal widened, General John Allen's time as top US and NATO commander in Afghanistan was winding down. Last month, President Obama nominated General Joseph Dunford to replace Allen.
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.
Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Jim Lewis, director of the Technology and Public Policy Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington about the ever-changing ways the US is dealing with cybersecurity.
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.
U.S. officials are trying to come to terms with the rise in so-called green-on-blue, Afghan on NATO, attacks lately. Some experts suspect a rise in PTSD among Afghan soldiers may be a cause of the violence.
Former US Ambassador Ryan Crocker, the man who says he's been called "a crisis junkie" shares some of his personal thoughts with anchor Marco Werman on why American diplomats need to serve in conflict zones.
The Central Intelligence Agency for a few years has operated a group focused on examining how climate change could affect U.S. National Security. But, recently, the desk has been shutdown, which some environmentalists say is because of opposition from Republicans in Congress.