The US needs to help the tainted Afghan president – and local and regional leaders – visibly improve the lives of the population.
Consumers, spurred by temporary government spending, helped lift the economy from the doldrums. Now investments need a spur.
Ankara must be careful that its "zero problems" policy on its borders doesn't create new problems that alienate old friends.
Personal options in any federal support of 'wellness' programs need to be wider.
As a new member of the UN Human Rights Council, the US must persuade other countries not to go along.
Insurgents are trying to disrupt the political process. Iraqi politicians can undermine these terrorists by promptly passing a new election law.
His visit to MIT's energy labs was fine. But to win over coal-state senators, he needs to focus on innovations in 'clean' coal.
The move makes for good politics, but is it good business?
He must help weak elected leaders amid conflict in all three Islamic nations.
The problem with the Obama administration's new directive limiting federal prosecution of medical marijuana is that it encourages those who would legalize the drug.
The future of Africa's largest country, including Darfur, depends on the president's willingness to twist arms.
The two presidents celebrate a surge in volunteerism. The challenge is how to target and keep the free talent of millions of Americans.
The president's visit to the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. school helps validate America's nearly 20-year trend of charter schools.
Decades of progress in food security have been reversed. The long-term solution is more investment in agriculture.
Americans must be aware of how mandates might impinge on their choices – and how vulnerable Obama's plan might be to court challenge.
Commended for trying more US cooperation with the world, he must be wary of also compromising US ideals.
Yes, the plan might reduce the deficit. But it restricts a proposed commission that could trim trillions from a much bigger problem - unmet Medicare obligations.
A planned Pakistani military offensive should embolden US efforts against the Taliban.
Obama was wise to meet top lawmakers today, but he must unmuzzle the top brass.