The US president's public backing of Turkey's bid to join the European Union irked France and Germany, but will help boost ties with a key Muslim ally.
The US president got a ringing endorsement of his new Afghanistan strategy – but only 3,000 new, mostly non-combat troops.
In Prague speech Sunday, the US president talked about Iran, North Korea, Russia, and how to stop the spread of nuclear weapons.
Readers write about whether nonMuslims should be careful in their speech toward Muslims, and whether the cost of living in Ecuador has risen due to protectionist policies.
Syrian diplomats say Damascus is serious about making peace, and hope Washington will lean on Israel's new government.
While he is popular, American policies are not. He will be hard-pressed to win concessions on his plans for the economy or Afghanistan.
A soldier, a reconstruction expert, and a peace activist tell of how Iraq has changed – and what more needs to be done.