It’s too soon to be slapping high-fives, but significant dealmaking is under way in two crucial cities – Washington and Geneva.
After weeks of no-compromise declarations, Washington is still battling over the debt ceiling, the federal budget, healthcare funding, and rising debt.
Cyclone Phailin followed a track similar to one that devastated eastern India in 1999.
A year ago Malala Yousafzai was shot while on a school bus in northwestern Pakistan for daring to criticize the Taliban for preventing girls like her from going to school.
Negotiations seldom happen in a vacuum.
Whether in Washington, in the media, or around the water cooler there is plentiful talk today about who’s right and who’s wrong on fiscal issues.
What began as an offhand comment by Secretary of State John Kerry has become a surprisingly successful effort to neutralize Syria’s chemical weapons.
The impasse in Washington cannot be wished away. Much of the federal government remains shut down.
While there’s still no light at the end of the tunnel in the partial US government shutdown dispute, there is in the even more serious problem of the debt ceiling.
If your eyes are fixed on the crises du jour, you can overlook important developments that take place over a longer time frame.