Tehran cast doubt Friday on whether the Iran nuclear deal will proceed. But the Iranians are also dealing with an unstable political landscape – and with Obama, who wants to give diplomacy a chance.
The US commander in Afghanistan essentially dismissed one White House option as 'short-sighted.' Does civilian control of the military mean McChrystal should keep his mouth shut?
Obama has called for a mechanism that would trigger budget slashing if the health overhaul adds to the federal deficit.
Violence reduced over the summer, but attacks surged in Baghdad and Ninewa Province and some US bases since American troops withdrew from the cities.
Gen. Stanley McChrystal submitted his recommendations Monday for a revised strategy to turn around the conflict.
Starting this fall, every soldier will have to take a test designed to target potential mental or emotional problems caused by repeated deployments.
Obama warns Tehran to accept nuclear talks soon. Iran's crackdown on protesters may be hardening US policy.