Tensions between North and South Korea remain high after an artillery barrage on Tuesday killed four South Koreans, including two marines and two civilians. In response, President Obama called for U.S. troops to stage military exercises with South Korea.
In other news Tuesday, Defense Secretary Robert Gates suggested the U.S. would be open to delaying the troop withdrawal from Iraq past the 2011 deadline, but only if Iraqis take that initiative.
Within the past week, reports have surfaced of more peace talks taking place between the Afghan government and Taliban members. Margaret Warner talks to Dexter Filkins of The New York Times about the negotiations and how NATO is making the…
The Obama administration is ramping up an Afghan war strategy that combines attacks on the Taliban while assisting peace talks. Will it work? Margaret Warner gets two views.
NATO forces took heavy casualties after six troops were killed in three separate attacks, bringing the total of deaths to 34 for the month of October in Afghanistan.
With tension rising again between the U.S. and Pakistan, described as "two countries that need each other badly," Margaret Warner looks at the state of relations with Shuja Nawaz of the Atlantic Council's South Asia Center and Washington Post columnist…
In other news Monday, the NATO casualty count is on the rise again in the war in Afghanistan, with at least 11 troops killed in the first few days of October.
In other news Monday, NATO and Afghan soldiers ramped up offensive efforts against Taliban fighters in Southern Afghanistan to reclaim an insurgent stronghold.
In other news Tuesday, another 10 NATO troops were killed in Afghanistan. Also, Larry Summers announced plans to step down as chair of the National Economic Council.
James Foley, a reporter with GlobalPost, found himself in the line of fire when he accompanied an American infantry unit that was ambushed by insurgents.
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