President Obama's speech on Afghanistan at West Point Tuesday is expected to appeal to Europe to match his troop surge. Will Europeans provide 10,000 soldiers?
In his Afghanistan war speech Tuesday, Obama is expected to call for more US troops to fight. But he'll need as many as 10,000 new foreign troop commitments, too, to get to the force size military commanders say is needed.
As leaders and revelers celebrate the fall of the Berlin Wall 20 years ago, President Barack Obama's absence is one of several diplomatic wrinkles marring the event.
US lawmakers working on legislation and diplomats everywhere doubt there’ll be any major breakthrough at next month’s meeting in Copenhagen.
A European Union agreement last week was short on specifics. US commitments on reductions may not be forthcoming, making Chinese commitments also unlikely.
The European Union is tossing around names for who could be the 'George Washington of Europe,' with Belgian Prime Minister Herman van Rompuy a top name. The EU is expected to decide by mid-November.
Republican boycott of climate change discussion leaves Senate Democrats going it alone for now. GOP lawmakers want more details on the bill’s economic impact.
Critics said choosing a guest of honor that jails writers is wrong, while others said the German fair's inclusion of China is a way to break down walls.
Germany's postwar internationalism seems to be giving way to parochialism.
Prime Minister Gordon Brown says the UK will add the troops if the British military properly equips them, the Afghan army recruits more soldiers, and other NATO countries 'bear their fair share.'