New York Times correspondent Patrick Tyler analyzes 50 years of US policy in the Mideast.
Under Obama, the US may send 20,000 more troops and encourage talks with the Taliban in an effort to reclaim the upper hand in Afghanistan.
Ukraine said Tuesday that will avoid a Kremlin cutoff in gas supplies. European gas customers breathed sighs of relief.
He has criticized Bush’s attempts to trump Congress, especially on war issues.
The financial crisis, war on two fronts, and, above all, the US election make 2008 historic.
Readers write about the ongoing conflict between Israel and Hamas.