HAVANA — The United States and Cuba are trying to eliminate obstacles to normalized ties as the highest-level U.S. delegation to the communist island in more than three decades holds a second day of talks with Cuban officials.
Iraq restored full diplomatic relations with Syria Tuesday in an effort to stem militant violence and garner favor with other Arab states. David Schenker and Robert Malley discuss the new alliance and its possible impact. Continue reading
Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf and Afghan President Hamid Karzai met with President Bush in an effort to allay the war of words between the two leaders. Former officials discuss tensions between the neighboring countries, problems with Taliban fighting at the border and the U.S. war on terror. Continue reading