The secretary of state's humility in reaching out to Mexico is part of Obama's plan to change sinking world opinion of the US.
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The top commander of ground forces in Iraq says that US troops may stay longer than the June deadline in Baquba and Mosul.
The Iraq-style troop surge is one part of a plan that hopes to bring stability through civilian know-how and a fresh Pakistan policy.
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The president said the US cannot stay indefinitely.
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The Haqqani network has agreed to discuss a peace proposal with government-backed mediators.