The Iraq war dominated his presidency, but it isn't the only signature foreign-policy event of his tenure.
Terrorists have not succeeded in striking on US soil since 9/11. But some say the US focus was too much on a military response, regime change, and a 'with us or against us' mentality.
Widely considered an obstacle to peace, Abdullahi Yusuf announced his resignation on Monday.
In Afghanistan, US and NATO reassess their strategy amid concerns that their efforts are failing.
The terror attacks in India next door have emphasized the instability in the region.
They pledge a more coordinated response to the global financial crisis, including stronger regulation.
The G-20 summit this weekend will grapple with a global crisis.
His top priorities are stimulus proposals, the 'G-20' summit, and picking a Treasury chief.