Apr 2, 2009 3:45pm

Daily Photo: Obama Jokes Around at G-20

ABC News’ Kirit Radia Reports: There was at least one lighter moment as President Obama joined other world leaders for the G20 meeting in London this week to address the worldwide financial crisis. In the photo below, Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi gives a big… Read More »

Apr 1, 2009 3:22pm

Blackwater gets replaced in Iraq

ABC News’ Kirit Radia reports: The controversial private security firm Blackwater’s contracts in Iraq have been replaced by Virginia-based Triple Canopy, the State Department said today. "[On] March the 31st the department awarded Triple Canopy the ground task order for protective security details in Baghdad… Read More »

Mar 31, 2009 3:57pm

Daily Photo: U.S. Marines Look Out for Taliban in Afghanistan

ABC News’ Kirit Radia Reports: The situation in Afghanistan has been bad for years, and all indications are the battle will get even more bloody as additional U.S. troops pour into the country this year while the Obama administration seeks an upper hand against Taliban… Read More »

Mar 30, 2009 7:32pm

Hillary Clinton the Tomboy and Her “Ah-Ha” Moment

ABC News’ Kirit Radia reports: In an appearance at the Women’s Museum in Dallas on Friday, a transcript of which was released over the weekend, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton spoke candidly about the challenges she faced in breaking the glass ceiling, and referenced her… Read More »

Mar 30, 2009 6:26pm

Obama Administration Sudan Envoy Headed to Region

ABC News’ Kirit Radia reports: The Obama administration’s new envoy for Sudan, retired Air Force Major General Scott Gration, will depart on his first official trip to the region tomorrow. He’s expected to make stops in Khartoum, the capital, and in Darfur. Today Gration met… Read More »

Mar 30, 2009 5:35pm

Daily Photo: Potential Flashpoint in Iraq

ABC News’ Luis Martinez reports: Something to keep an eye on in Iraq, the increasingly disgruntled Sons of Iraq or Awakening Councils and their reaction to what they perceive as ongoing efforts by the Maliki government to disband their ranks.  A violent flareup in Baghdad… Read More »

Mar 28, 2009 5:00pm

Clinton Says New Afghanistan-Pakistan Plan Depends on Diplomacy

ABC News’ Kirit Radia reports: ABC News has obtained an internal message from Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to State Department and U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) personnel worldwide, in which she said diplomacy will be the key to success of the Obama administration’s… Read More »

Mar 27, 2009 7:47pm

Exclusive: Three Israeli Airstrikes Against Sudan

ABC News’ Luis Martinez reports: Israel has conducted three military strikes against targets in Sudan since January in an effort to prevent what were believed to be Iranian weapons shipments from reaching Hamas in the Gaza Strip, ABC News has learned. Earlier this week, CBSNews.com… Read More »

Mar 26, 2009 10:14pm

Additional 4,000 Troops to Be Ordered to Afghanistan

ABC News’ Luis Martinez reports: As part of the Obama administration’s Afghan strategy review to be unveiled on Friday, an additional 4,000 troops will be ordered to Afghanistan to help train the Afghan army and police, defense officials tell ABC News. While the troop announcement… Read More »

Mar 26, 2009 4:26pm

Daily Photo: Navy Submarine Trains in the Arctic

ABC News’ Kirit Radia Reports: Here’s a preview of an exciting story you’ll see soon, exclusively on ABC News’ ‘World News With Charles Gibson’. ABC News correspondent David Kerley will report from aboard a US Navy submarine in the Arctic Circle that is participating in… Read More »