The opposition's Syrian National Council began a conference in Qatar yesterday to overhaul its structure. Many, including the US, have lost confidence in the fragmented group.
Ambassador Ryan Crocker announced he is stepping down as the US ambassador to Afghanistan.
Current headlines about Egypt make this account of Eisenhower’s handling of the 1965 Suez Canal crisis particularly compelling.
Other U.S. presidents have bonded with foreign leaders, but Obama so far has no such ties. Does that matter?