Afghan President Hamid Karzai bowed to pressure Tuesday and agreed to a runoff election on Nov. 7. The move came as the Obama administration debates the future of U.S. strategy. Gwen Ifill talks to experts for insight.
After months of speculation, investigators confirmed on Monday that the Afghan election was rife with fraud. Margaret Warner reports.
Burmese democracy activist Aung San Suu Kyi has been sentenced to extended home detention through next year's elections. Myanmar analysts mull her future.
A court in military-ruled Myanmar sentenced democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Tuesday to 18 months under house arrest for allowing an uninvited American to stay at her home.
Delivering a much-anticipated address in Cairo Thursday, President Barack Obama called for a "new beginning between the United States and Muslims" that can reframe the debate on the fight against violent extremism and other key issues.
Analysts discuss Thailand's political road ahead after the government revoked the passport of ousted Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra.
NewsHour special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro reports on how a scarcity of water and high supply costs are hindering efforts to improve Nigeria's food supply.
Analysts Mark Shields and David Brooks and historians offer their views on President Barack Obama's landmark inauguration and his promise for a new era of responsibility.
The election of Democratic Sen. Barack Obama presents a new chapter in American history. After a look at how Americans across the country are reacting to the news, a panel of historians discusses the significance of the nation's first black…
The politics of modern Thailand appear to be proof of Winston Churchill's adage that democracy is the worst form of government except for all the others.
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