Other key foreign-policy moves include his decision to boost aid for fighting AIDS in Africa.
World carbon emissions will essentially have to come to a halt by midcentury to avoid severe disruption of the earth's climate system, warn the 47 authors of the Worldwatch Institute's book, 'State of the World 2009: Into a Warming World.'
On Tuesday, the Israeli army denied using white phosphorus munitions. A Norwegian doctor claims Israel is using Gaza as a 'test laboratory for new weapons,' including Dense Inert Metal Explosives, or DIME.
Pitcher Eri Yoshida becomes the first female drafted into Japan’s all-male pro league – unwittingly helping to break the country’s ‘iron’ ceiling for women.
Israeli troops moved deeper into Gaza City Sunday and pounded Rafah from the air. Hamas rejected plans for international peacekeepers in Gaza.
The covert push to empower Fatah failed. And isolating Hamas just made things worse. But it's not too late to change course.