The election is an important first step in the nation’s democratic transformation.
The Friends of Syria, a group of 83 countries, announced it would ratchet up pressure on the Assad regime.
Progress on human rights issues continues to lag in Vietnam.
Iranian authorities have worked diligently to aid and abet Assad in his repression.
The United States is greatly alarmed by the renewed fighting along the undemarcated border.
"The cornerstone of our efforts is our strong alliances, including our alliance with the Republic of Korea.”