October 14, 2010United States
A possible transfer of political power in the congressional midterm elections could doom short-term chances for a comprehensive climate bill. But experts say climate issues could still be addressed t…
January 14, 2010Pakistan
A profile of the Pakistani militant group India blames for some of the most severe terror attacks it has suffered in recent years, including the Mumbai assault of November 2008.
June 10, 2008United States
Close Republican and Democratic presidential nominating contests are focusing attention on the role of delegates, who ultimately will be choosing their party’s nominees.
December 21, 2007Congresses and Parliaments
Democrats in the 110th Congress failed to alter Bush administration policy on Iraq, but made an impact on trade and energy legislation.
November 3, 2006Elections and Voting
Polls continue to show Democrats regaining control of at least one house of Congress in the November 7 elections. If this happens, they could exercise greater oversight of executive bodies and trade …
October 16, 2006Japan
The new prime minister of Japan, Shinzo Abe, faces the difficult task of mending frayed relations with China and South Korea. Experts say that Abe has made initial progress, but the North Korea nucle…