Pentagon chief Robert Gates is the swing vote in Obama's decision on the Afghanistan war.
Zimbabwe's Deputy Prime Minister Arthur Mutambara portrayed himself as a mediator while decrying the obstinance of President Robert Mugabe and opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai.
Zimbabwe Prime Minister Tsvangirai announced that his party will boycott meetings with President Mugabe's ZANU-PF party until they resolve their differences. Mugabe foe Bennett was released from jail on bail today after being detained Wednesday.
Kissinger famously quipped that it was difficult for America to deal effectively with Europe without a single phone number to call. Now it will have one.
The real test, caution some, is whether Iran follows through on the tentative nuclear deal that would effectively prevent Tehran from developing a bomb.
President Obama has said he is reviewing US strategy in Afghanistan. Here are five of the most important people he is listening to – and what they might be telling him.
Sanctions against Iran are possible, Russia's President Medvedev said Wednesday. The statement is a coup for President Obama, and could be a result of his recent decision to kill a missile shield in Eastern Europe.
A special prosecutor is appointed to investigate interrogation abuses alleged to have occurred after 9/11.