The president made few concrete gains in his first overseas trip, but helped begin remaking America's image in the world.
US president discussed Armenian massacre, democracy, and EU membership.
Readers write about the connections shared by Palestinians and Israelis, why it was foolish of the US to arm Al Qaeda in the 1980s, an pverlooked antiwar view on the Afghanistan conflict, and how some colleges are keeping the "student" in "student athlete."
In Strasbourg, the US president cast the war as an international – not just American – problem.
While the increase in soldiers is modest, the government is showing support for Obama's shift of strategy in Afghanistan – and, more broadly, for the administration itself.
Gen. Raymond Odierno outlines the challenges facing US forces as they continue to tamp down violence while working toward a June deadline to withdraw from Iraqi cities.