Ray Suarez talks with Rajiv Chandrasekaran about the rising violence in Afghanistan.
In what has become a familiar narrative in the Arab world, clashes between Yemeni government troops and protesters demanding the resignation of longtime President Ali Abdullah Saleh have become increasingly violent. Judy Woodruff reports.
Gwen Ifill gets an update from Deputy National Security Adviser Denis McDonough on the coalition's air campaign in Libya, ground fighting between Moammar Gadhafi's troops and opposition forces, and the administration's talks with allies.
In other news Monday, protesters in Bahrain, Yemen and Oman continued pressuring their governments for reforms. In Saudi Arabia, 100 academics and activists called for sweeping changes, including the creation of a constitutional monarchy. In Afghanistan, four NATO troops were…
By Larisa Epatko
From rising tensions on the Korean peninsula to the potential birth of a nation in Africa, the following are stories the NewsHour's foreign affairs beat is tracking in the coming year.
Friday, two more NATO troops were killed in Afghanistan, bringing the total of foreign troops killed there this year to 711. American deaths this year now total 498.
As Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki says U.S. troops must leave by this time next year, what else is next for Iraq's new government? Margaret Warner speaks with Michael Gordon, military correspondent for The New York Times, and Joost Hiltermann of…
The number of U.S. troops in Iraq has been steadily shrinking and by December 2011, they are scheduled to be gone entirely. Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki reiterated his views on the Status of Forces Agreement, but that timeline has been…
Though a longtime U.S. ally, Pakistan is accused of harboring extremists within its borders. Margaret Warner has more on how the U.S. has tried to prod Pakistan into eliminating havens for insurgents.
President Obama said gains against al-Qaida in Afghanistan are "considerable" but "fragile and reversible" as part of a new war strategy review. Jim Lehrer gets views from Andrew Wilder of the U.S. Institute of Peace and retired Gen. Jack Keane…
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