This year's presidential campaign will be, in part, a debate on America's role in a changing world. We hear the world-views of advisors to McCain and Obama, then debate specific differences on Iraq, terrorism and relations with other nations from Iran to China, Russia and the European Union. Also, Hezbollah takes control of Beirut. On Reporter's Notebook, as Myanmar continues to refuse international disaster assistance, what about the so-called "obligation to protect" people from their own governments?
Foreign Policy and the Presidential Campaign
From this Episode:
Hezbollah Takes Control of Beirut
In Beirut, Lebanon today, the forces of Hezbollah seized large areas of the capital city. It's a dramatic show of force by the Iran-backed opposition, which appears to have...
Are the Candidates Ready for a Post-American World?
This year's presidential campaign is shaping up as a major debate on America's foreign policy with stark differences between the most likely candidates. John McCain wants...