NATO's revised plans for a missile defense shield to protect against Iran are likely to top today's NATO-Russia meeting.
Norway's leaders and the public say they are committed to protecting their vaunted 'open society.' But even though attacker Anders Breivik was Norwegian, the immigration issue could heat up.
Anders Behring Breivik appeared in court today, charged with terrorism for his attacks in Oslo and at an island youth camp. In the evening, Norwegians held mass rallies in memory of the 76 people who were killed.
Norway faces a diplomatic backlash from China after the Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to jailed democracy activist Liu Xiaobo. The greater fallout may be within China itself.
As Nobel prize winner Obama heads to Oslo to accept his Peace Prize on Thursday, opponents of his escalation of the Afghanistan war promise to demonstrate against him.
If the building blocks of the Palestinian state-in-waiting are allowed to fall apart, the prospects for peace will collapse, too.