Topic: Barack Obama
On the 30th anniversary of Russia's invasion of Afghanistan, Russian vets talk about losing more than 14,000 lives in their Afghanistan war that ended in retreat.
12/22/2009 04:42 pm
Shrinking their nuclear arsenals is not the issue, as US and Russia halt talks on the next START treaty until after the holidays. Verification and inspection regimens look to be the sticking points.
12/22/2009 04:12 pm
Italian craftsmen carve wooden nativity figures that offer a window on the top stories and public figures of 2009. This year, the figures include Italian prime minster Silvio Berlusconi, George Clooney, and Michael Jackson.
12/22/2009 02:56 pm
12/22/2009 01:36 pm
Readers write in about protectionism and climate change.
12/22/2009 11:03 am
US relations with Pakistan are key to success in Afghanistan. Here’s how to bolster them.
12/22/2009 10:27 am
Ahmadinejad last night rejected as US forgeries documents reported to detail Iran nuclear plans. Observers say the leak was intended to put pressure on Iran ahead of Obama’s end-of-year deadline for a negotiated solution.
12/22/2009 09:06 am
Britain’s accusation that China “hijacked” the Copenhagen talks on global warming has kicked up vigorous debate online, with some rejecting the criticism and others urging global leaders to stop pointing fingers.
12/22/2009 04:45 am
The Obama administration's announcement Sunday that 12 Guantánamo detainees would be sent to other countries followed news that some detainees would be transferred to an Illinois facility. The president set a Jan. 22, 2010 deadline for closing the Guantánamo Bay prison, but seems unlikely to meet it.
12/21/2009 07:32 pm
Home mortgage foreclosures and delinquencies were up in the third quarter despite greater efforts to help homeowners. Defaults on modified loans were also high.
12/21/2009 06:39 pm