Breaking News: Obama and a Foreign Policy Without the Drama of the Bush Era

The two leaders agreed to keep pressure on Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi.
Doug Mills/The New York Times

In London, a Unified Message on Libya


President Obama said that he and Prime Minister David Cameron of Britain had ruled out a ground invasion but that they would fight until Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi left.

The comparison is quietly thrilling.

EU Backs Obama’s Mideast Offensive : ‘Netanyahu’s Rejection Is Self-Important and Arrogant’

The European Union is backing US President Obama’s call for a Palestinian state based on the 1967 borders, Luxembourg Foreign Minister Jean Asselborn says in an interview with SPIEGEL ONLINE. He also argues that, if the Israelis remain stubborn, the EU must consider taking political action. more…


Germany Mediates Secret US-Taliban Talks

The German government is mediating secret talks on German soil between the US government and representatives of the Taliban. Berlin is cautiously optimistic that the negotiations will deliver progress, but observers warn that the insurgents’ morale remains high. By Susanne Koelbl and Holger Stark more…Forum ]


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