In the past week, mixed progress as a US journalist is charged with spying amidst positive statements from both countries.
Readers write about how the US Navy impacts marine mammals, why some Somalis have turned to piracy, Obama's role in Europe, and the Taliban in Pakistan.
On Tuesday, Pakistani leaders reportedly rebuked visiting US officials over the airstrikes, which have prompted violent responses from militants.
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."
A video of a girl being lashed 34 times for allegedly being seen with a man who was not her husband has prompted a chorus of condemnations led by President Asif Ali Zardari.
In The Hague this week, Iranian officials offered to cooperate with the US. Iran has pursued an ambitious redevelopment effort in Afghanistan since 2001.
In Strasbourg, the US president cast the war as an international – not just American – problem.
Top concerns are troop levels and yardsticks for success
Readers write about why US foreign-aid is vital in the global fight against disease, the middle ground between doctors' and patients' rights, and why talking to Hamas may not be a good idea.