Burma's highest court has upheld a decision to dissolve the country's leading opposition political party.
According Freedom House’s 2011 Freedom in the World Report, for the fifth year in a row, global freedom has declined.
Fifty years on, USAID is a vital actor in U.S. global presence.
Obama set U.S. foreign policy on a course that places a high priority on engaging.
U.S. and Pakistani officials signed two agreements in early January to provide Pakistan with $66 million.
Stabilizing Afghanistan, strengthening relations with India, and improving relations with Central Asia are major goals of the U.S.
"India of course plays a critical role in Asia’s ascent."
In 2010, the Administration of President Barack Obama elevated development, making it one of the central pillars of U.S. foreign policy.