As President Obama marks the first anniversary of his inauguration, we review the successes and failures of his foreign policy. Carol Giacomo, a member of The New York Times' editorial board, and David Andelman, editor of the World Policy Journal and former foreign correspondent for The New York Times and CBS News, join Martin Savidge.
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Wednesday marks the eighth anniversary of the U.S.-led invasion of Afghanistan. After eight years of war in Afghanistan, are the United States and the world safer from terrorism? Tell us what you think.
China's display on its national holiday was precisely choreographed -- a projection of the power that China has, and the global power that it has become. A fireworks display capped off the spectacle that featured a huge display of military might.
On Thursday, there were no activists or student protesters to be seen in China's Tiananmen Square. Security was kept tight on the anniversary and foreign journalists were not granted permission for entrance. A Worldfocus blogger visits Tiananmen Square and describes the heavy security.
Shen Tong, who as a young student was one of the leaders behind the Tiananmen Square protests, takes a look back on the eve of the 20th anniversary of the astonishing pro-democracy movement that ended in bloodshed. He discusses how Tiananmen Square has and has not changed China.