The U.S. is continuing to move, slowly, toward military strikes on Syria, in response to the use of chemical weapons there earlier this month. But as U.S. officials move forward, some are wondering just was sort of response that might elicit from Syria.
There's considerable time and money being put into building a substantial fence along the US-Mexico border. Environmentalists had succeeded in delaying sectors that could harm the environment, so Congress gave the Department of Homeland Security permission to waive any law that stood in its way.
Iran and the US are both crowing about the agreement the two sides reached over the weekend. But major US allies are unsure of what to make of it and fear the US approach to the Middle East is changing dramatically, perhaps for the worse.
Political instability in Pakistan poses a foreign policy challenge for the United States. On the one hand, Washington wants Pakistan to move toward democracy. But the Bush Adminstration also relies heavily on cooperation from Pakistani President Musharraf in the fight against extremism in the region. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with James Traub, a contributing writer for the New York Times Magazine.
President Bush spoke at the Pentagon today to mark the fifth anniversary of the US invasion of Iraq, and Anchor Lisa Mullins gets reaction from a Baghdad native, Ghaith Abdul Ahad, who reports for the British newspaper, The Guardian.
The answer to our Geo Quiz is the British isle of Jersey. The island is now hosting a major international cricket tournament. Reporter Laura Lynch profiles the Afghan cricket team. It's the first time Afghanistan has had a national cricket team in competition.
The U.S. ambassador to Albania may face questions from Congress over an illegal arms deal, and another U.S. diplomat alleges that the ambassador tried to cover up the deal, as Anchor Lisa Mullins gets the details from Eric Schmitt of the New York Times.
The U.S. Navy and Coast Guard delivered humanitarian aid to Georgia today. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with the commander of the naval group Commodore John Moore, and the captain of the Coast Guard cutter, the Dallas.