Latest Stories Tagged: Obama

Politics

Obama's new missile defense plan

President Obama announced a new US missile defense plan � it shifts away from a previous plan by the Bush Administration to build a missile defense system in Poland and the Czech Republic. The World's Jason Margolis begins our coverage.

Politics

Decorum in Congress

The World's Alex Gallafent looks at questions of political decorum sparked by Republican Congressman Joe Wilson's outburst during President Obama's speech to Congress last night.

Politics

Flagging US support for Afghanistan

President Obama has put Afghanistan at the top of his foreign policy agenda. But polls suggest that many Americans don't share the President's view. Anchor Jeb Sharp speaks with Andrew Exum at the Center for a New American Security.

Conflict & Justice

Who's next in Egypt?

Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak is in Washington this week to speak with President Obama. But back at home, the big question is who will succeed the aging Egyptian leader. Ursula Lindsey reports from Cairo.

Conflict & Justice

Re-thinking the US war on terror

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks to Sarah Mendelson, Senior Fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, about a speech given there today by President Obama's Assistant for Homeland Security and Counter-terrorism, John Brennan.