In Arizona, an eight-year-old girl -- an immigrant from Liberia -- was allegedly raped by four Liberian boys two weeks ago. It caused outrage in the U.S. and far beyond. Tania Bernath of Amnesty International discusses efforts to combat rape and sexual violence in Liberia and other post-conflict countries.
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Dan Rather of "Dan Rather Reports" and Ian Bremmer of Eurasia Group discuss the week's top stories: U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's trip to Asia, the escalating war in Afghanistan and Vice President Joe Biden's trip to Ukraine and Georgia.
The Obama administration has been in overdrive building America's pivotal power relationships with China, Russia and now India, writes Worldfocus blogger Nina Hachigian. But it's one thing to build these relationships -- and it is another for them to work.
On a visit to India, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton touted the prospects for strengthening U.S.-India relations. The two countries struck a deal on nuclear power reactors, but India once again resisted American efforts to limit carbon emissions. Amit Pandya of the The Stimson Center discusses the state of U.S.-Indian relations.
Gideon Rose of Foreign Affairs magazine and Carla Robbins of The New York Times discuss the week's top stories: The escalating war -- and increasing casualties -- in Afghanistan, the U.S. commitment to human rights abroad and Hillary Clinton's role in U.S. foreign policy.
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton stepped up the pressure on Iran on Wednesday, reminding that country's leaders that they have only a limited amount of time to accept the U.S. offer to begin face-to-face talks. Reginald Dale of the Center for Strategic and International Studies discusses the U.S. position and the likelihood that Iran will respond to Clinton's call.
On Tuesday, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton met with the deposed president of Honduras and announced that Costa Rica will serve as a mediator in the Honduran political crisis. Christopher Sabatini of the Council of the Americas discusses the political situation in Honduras and the role of the U.S.
As the U.S. protests the idea of letting Cuba become a member of the Organization of American States, Worldfocus blogger Peter Eisner argues that it's time for the U.S. to stop thinking of Latin American nations in terms of "left versus right."
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was in Honduras on Tuesday, attending a meeting of the Organization of American States. One issue on the table was Cuba, which was kicked out of the OAS in 1962. Shannon O'Neil of the Council on Foreign Relations discusses what it would take for Cuba to be re-admitted into the organization.
Worldfocus blogger Peter Eisner writes to explore just how different President Obama's policy toward Iran is from the Bush-Cheney policy. Is Obama neglecting diplomatic opportunities?