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.
In 2010, the United States intensified its efforts to broaden relations with the five Central Asia countries.