Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood didn’t immediately join the spontaneous street demonstrations against President Hosni Mubarak . Now the Islamist group, the country’s largest opposition faction, is positioning itself to help shape the country’s political future.
The U.S. must face the challenge of rising economic and political powers such as Brazil, India and China by making economic concerns central to its foreign policy, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said today.
Richard Holbrooke , whose drive to end ethnic warring in the former Yugoslavia, open diplomatic relations with China and guide the Obama administration’s engagement with Afghanistan and Pakistan made him a global trouble-shooter for the U.S., has died. He was 69.
Richard Holbrooke , a global trouble- shooter for the U.S. who took on such issues as ethnic warring in the former Yugoslavia, the start of diplomatic relations with China and managing the Obama administration’s engagement with Afghanistan and Pakistan, has died. He was 69.
U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta is heading to his first visit to Asia since the Pentagon said in January it would “rebalance” military strategy toward a region President Barack Obama has called critical to U.S. interests.