• July 20, 2015  

    The Cuban Embassy in Washington, closed since 1961, reopened this morning, starting a new chapter in U.S.-Cuba relations. But sticking points remain, including Havana’s demand for an end to a crippling trade embargo, and U.S. calls for Cuban democracy and human rights. The NewsHour’s P.J. Tobia reports. Continue reading

  • August 5, 2013  

    Acting with an "abundance of caution," U.S. embassies and consulates in 19 cities in the Muslim world are expected to stay shuttered through the week due to the threat of a possible terrorist attack. News organizations reported the U.S. intercepted communications between al-Qaida’s leader and the terror group’s Yemen branch. Continue reading

  • September 18, 2012  

    On the anniversary of an event that triggered the 1931 Japanese invasion and occupation of Manchuria, Chinese activists and protesters went out to demonstrate, some violently. Helping fuel these protests were disputes between Japan and China on the ownership of uninhabited islands northeast of Taiwan. Margaret Warner reports. Continue reading

  • September 14, 2012  

    Jeffrey Brown talks to McClatchy Newspaper’s Nancy Youssef, who explains the nature of the Muslim protests and police response throughout Middle East and Africa. Then, International Crisis Group’s Robert Malley argues the protests and disorder are larger signs of the economic and security vacuum created by the Arab Spring. Continue reading

  • September 13, 2012    

    For a third day, demonstrators enraged by an anti-Islamic film tried to break into U.S. embassies — this time in Yemen and Egypt — but the results weren’t nearly as catastrophic as what unfolded at the consulate in Benghazi, Libya. Continue reading