Obama administration
  • North Korea, Iran and Syria stir the most concern as the Obama administration weighs the effectiveness of sanctions against Pyongyang and Tehran.

    Director of National Intelligence James Clapper listens as he testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 12, 2013, before the Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on worldwide threats.
    LAST UPDATE : Mar 13, 2013, 2:09 AM EDT
  • U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry adjusts his translation earphones while listening to German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle, not pictured, at a news conference at the Foreign Ministry in Berlin on Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013.

    In coordination with European allies, considering non-lethal assistance to carefully vetted fighters opposed to the Assad regime.

    LAST UPDATE : Feb 26, 2013, 10:25 PM EST
  • GOP leaders want the Obama administration to take a harder line against Pyongyang's rocket program.

    LAST UPDATE : Feb 15, 2013, 8:03 PM EST