The U.S. is negotiating some rough and strategic waters. The end game in Afghanistan is at the top of the headlines today. Not far behind is the hemorrhaging crisis in Syria and the nuclear puzzle with Iran. Then there's the rebuilding of Libya.
Compared to other seemingly intractable political struggles, the one between Turkish and Greek Cypriots has received little attention in the last few years. But that’s about to change.This summer, the Greek Cypriots are poised to take over the rotating E.U. presidency.
Although it's been two years since the earthquake and billions of dollars in aid have gone into the country, Haiti is still struggling. Many of those who were displaced in the earthquake still live in tent camps.
As the world prepares to welcome its seven billionth citizen next week, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon stressed the need to achieve a future in which the human family is free of the threat of nuclear weapons.