"There's always something you can do" in the face of challenges, says the former US ambassador to the United Nations in a discussion on her new memoir, "The Education of an Idealist."
So what does the future look like for Ayman Zawahiri, the new leader of al-Qaida? We speak to Leah Farrall, Former Senior Counter-Terrorism Analyst for the Australian Federal Police and now author of the blog, All Things Counter Terrorism.
Barack Obama will shortly name CIA Director Leon Panetta as the new Secretary of Defense, replacing outgoing Secretary Robert Gates. General David Petraeus will then take over for Panetta as CIA director.
Speaking to Congress on Thursday, Defense Secretary Robert Gates said that he opposes arming the Libyan rebels. Jon Lee Anderson, The New Yorker, reports from Libya on their progress. We also talk with Robert Worth of The New York Times Magazine.
Gadhafi's forces have made gains in the struggle in Libya while U.S. forces have pulled back their mission, handing control over to NATO. This has lead to questions on Capitol Hill about U.S. policy in Libya. Todd Zwillich reports.
The US will put no "boots on the ground" in Libya, Defense Secretary Robert Gates has reaffirmed in Congress, after reports emerged that President Obama has authorized covert CIA aid to rebels. The BBC's World Affairs Editor John Simpson is in Tripoli.