At Bangkok meeting, they cheer support for needle exchanges but urge further steps toward 'harm reduction.'
After meeting with Jordan's King Abdullah II, he emphasized his commitment to Palestinian statehood – a top concern among Arabs.
The legislation will increase spending on federal community-service programs by 25 percent.
Those who wrote the memos are not in the clear, he says, but any investigation must be above partisanship.
His cooperative tone helped some leaders begin to move beyond historical grudges against the US.
The president's decision not to prosecute CIA agents for torture is being criticized by right advocates.