A study shows that the percentage of women in the Republican caucuses of state legislatures is shrinking – a concern, since statehouses develop political talent for the national stage.
The US should withhold key counternarcotics funds from Mexico until progress is made, argue several human rights organizations in the US and Mexico.
On her trip to New Delhi next week, Secretary Clinton seeks a new strategic partnership. But congressional critics see India as an enabler of the Iranian regime.
The secretary of State will play catch-up on US-India relations, after President Bush's landmark nuclear deal.
The neighboring countries agreed Thursday to work together on terrorism despite stalled peace talks. US secretary of state arrives Friday.
The head of the regional group is 'optimistic' about the next round of talks, set for Saturday.
Her address came Wednesday after some political observers were saying that she was almost absent from the foreign–policy scene in recent weeks.
Both ousted President Manuel Zelaya and interim leader Roberto Micheletti sounded uncompromising notes at the start of official dialogue Thursday in San Jose.