The U.S. has pledged more than $100 million dollars in emergency assistance for Pakistan. Ahmad Kamal, Pakistan's former ambassador to the United Nations, discusses Pakistan's humanitarian crisis and the anti-Taliban military campaign.
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Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov met in Washington on Thursday with U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, both emphasizing the importance of reducing nuclear arsenals. Daryl Kimball of the Arms Control Association discusses the progression of arms talks.
The presidents of Afghanistan and Pakistan traveled to Washington for critical meetings with U.S. President Barack Obama and other top administration officials on Wednesday. Daniel Markey of the Council on Foreign Relations discusses what may come from the summit.
After the Taliban briefly gained control of Pakistan's Buner district last week, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton responded bluntly, saying "I think that the Pakistani government is basically abdicating to the Taliban and to the extremists." Worldfocus editorial consultant Peter Eisner weighs the pros and cons of this loud and public warning to a U.S. ally.
After President Barack Obama met with Russian President Dmitry Medvedev and both agreed to reduce nuclear arsenals, a Worldfocus contributing blogger discusses the broader implications of "resetting" relations with Russia.
On Tuesday, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and other top foreign officials met at the Hague to discuss America's new plan to stabilize Afghanistan. Lisa Curtis of the Heritage Foundation discusses the small but important step that the United States and Iran took toward improving three decades of tense, often bitter relations.
Leonardo Martinez-Diaz of the Brookings institute discusses the implications of U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's visit to Mexico.
Christopher Sabatini of the Council of the Americas discusses Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's visit to Mexico and the newly-announced initiative to increase security along the U.S.-Mexico border.
Worldfocus editorial consultant Peter Eisner writes about how the U.S. might engage with Mexico and its troubles rather than build fences.