The Secretary of Defense, Chuck Hagel, says the US military is ready for any option the president might decide to take against Syria. Anchor Marco Werman discusses the military and diplomatic situation with the BBC's Jonathan Marcus.
The defection of Libya's foreign minister, Moussa Koussa may signal that Col. Gadhafi's regime may be weakening. The BBC's Jonathan Marcus reports on the significance of his resignation and whether this means Gadhafi's days are numbered.
Representatives from more than 35 nations meeting in London today agreed to form a new group charged with coordinating all international action on Libya. Anchor Marco Werman finds out more from the BBC's Diplomatic correspondent Jonathan Marcus.
North Korea's attack against a South Korean island has turned attention to North Korea's ally, China. But just how much leverage does Washington have with Beijing? Host Lisa Mullins discusses the issue with BBC diplomatic correspondent Jonathan Marcus.
As Iran and the U.S. continue to square off over Iranian pursuit of nuclear power and more U.N. sanctions, Turkey has offered to try and be a mediator between the two countries.
This week we look at what's in store for a post-election Iraq; the U.N.'s aid conference for Haiti; the discussion between Russia and the United States about the nuclear non-proliferation treaty; and the terrorist attack in Moscow.
We discuss what we'll be examining this week, including Vice President Biden's visit to the Middle East and the latest news on financial reform.
Our weekly look ahead at the news focuses on the fallout from a NATO air strike that killed Afghan civilians; Toyota executives who will face a grilling from U.S. lawmakers; and how Republicans are preparing for President Obama's health care summit.
This week we take a look at the week ahead with Marcus Mabry, international business editor for our partner, The New York Times; and Jonathan Marcus, correspondent for our partner, the BBC.