The Democratic presidential nominee, who delivers the sole public foreign policy speech of his overseas tour here Thursday, was dubbed 'president of the world' by Der Spiegel.
Each side has domestic reasons to prolong the conflict.
Senator Obama is an unknown quantity as he tours the Middle East.
After issuing landmark ruling, the Supreme Court has yet to clarify the appeals process for more than 275 Guantanamo detainees.
More than ever, vice presidential wannabes must maneuver between groveling and remaining cool.
Minority neighborhoods would especially benefit from a $3.9 billion aid package.
Legislatures in at least 14 states are considering restrictions on drivers tapping out text messages. Four states already have bans.
Readers write about refusing orders, social entrepreneurs, and avoiding conflict with Iran.