- Foreign policy challenges for the new president
Domestic issues may be the top priority for President-elect Obama, but he also has to deal with two wars and renewed fighting between Israel and the Palestinians. Two foreign policy analysts weigh in on how the administration should approach these and other foreign policy challenges.9:06 a.m.
Andrew Bacevich: professor of history and international relations at Boston University. His most recent book is "The Limits of Power: The End of American Exceptionalism."
Leslie Gelb: president emeritus and board senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations.
- 2008 Year in Science
The success and failure of the first particle collider dominated headlines this year, but scientists also discovered earthlike-exoplanets and programmable cells. Midmorning looks back on breakthroughs and breakdowns of 2008 and what science can hope for in the Obama administration.10:06 a.m.
Ivan Semeniuk: Former US bureau chief for New Scientist, now in a new role as science journalist at Dunlap Institute of Astronomy and Astrophysics at the University of Toronto.
Robert Coontz: deputy news editor for the journal Science.
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