The GOP vice-presidential candidate talked about Israel, Pakistan, and preemptive strikes in an ABC interview.
This week's deal to end the Russia-Georgia war may drive wedge between US and EU.
The Bush administration announces $1 billion in aid but no military assistance.
Moscow's strategy to drive a wedge between European countries was on display during Monday's EU crisis meeting.
Tuesday, after invoking Kosovo to recognize two separatist republics, Russia changed its tack.
In the coming weeks, the West will be shaping a long-term response to what many see as Prime Minister Vladimir Putin's bid to change the post-cold-war world.
Despite tensions over missile deals and NATO expansion, the West's ties with Russia are far more nuanced than in Soviet days.
NATO said Tuesday that it 'cannot continue with business as usual' with Russia until Russia removes its troops. Meanwhile, Georgians struggle to stay safe and get food.
As Russian troops prepare to withdraw from Georgian bases and cities they invaded last week, a look at the two contradictory stories of what happened and why.