Planning a large gathering is always tricky. Will the guests get along? Where will they sit? So what happens when world leaders just happen to awkwardly bump into each other in the United Nations hallway? It's high stakes diplomacy at work.
It'll be high states diplomacy when world leaders and dignitaries gather tomorrow at the UN General Assembly meeting. Host Marco Werman gets the behind-the-scenes look from Joel Rubin, a former state department official.
Many in Haiti fled the country in the wake of the 2010 earthquake, in some cases leaving family members behind. Those family members were supposed to follow them to the United States in short order -- but bureaucracy and paperwork have intervened.
A new United Nations report says there is solid proof that chemical weapons were used in an attack last month outside of the Syrian capital, Damascus. UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon stopped short of assigning blame. But he said, "this is a war crime."
President Obama revealed in an interview with ABC that he's corresponded with Iran's new president, Hasan Rouhani. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Suzanne Maloney, Senior Fellow at The Saban Center for Middle East Policy at the Brookings Institution.
Anchor Marco Werman checks in with Iraq War veteran Marc Fisher for his thoughts about Obama's speech on Syria last night. Fisher thinks the US found a solution to the problem, no matter if it was on purpose or by luck.
George Packer, the author of "The Assassins' Gate: America in Iraq," sees multiple problems with the diplomatic effort to destroy Syria's chemical weapons. Packer talks with anchor Marco Werman about the connections between September 11th, Iraq and Syria.
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