As China seeks to assert itself in Asia, President Barack Obama visited Australia to announce deeper ties between the nations' militaries, including a new Marine base for the United States. The move was seen as a counter-balance against China's growing presence.
Republican vice-presidential nominee Sarah Palin is getting her foreign policy feet wet this week at the United Nations. She's holding meet-and-greet sessions with many world leaders attending the UN General Assembly.
The Bush Administration has had a tough few weeks in terms of foreign policy, from Russia to North Korea to the Middle East. How much can a president hope to accomplish in his last months in office? The World's Jason Margolis reports.