Can the president's philosophy of talking with the enemy keep Iran away from nuclear weapons?
The recent spate of attacks have come as US troops are preparing to pull out of urban areas.
After meeting with Jordan's King Abdullah II, he emphasized his commitment to Palestinian statehood – a top concern among Arabs.
Easter Sunday this year marks the return of Christians to several of Baghdad's most battered neighborhoods.
Jordan struggles to absorb Iraqis who are still coming in, despite improved conditions at home.
Security Council's struggle to respond to Sunday's rocket launch also portends challenges for Obama's nonproliferation goals with Iran.