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In Europe and the Middle East, Obama is expected to avoid spontaneity to minimize the odds of a gaffe.
Presidents are often tied irrevocably to their military commanders during wartime.
A four-star performance.
The top American commander in Iraq asks for patience and says the effort is "worth it."
Gen. David Petraeus brought along some visual aids to bolster his congressional testimony on the situation in Iraq.
Gen. David Petraeus, the four-star general in charge of Iraq, will once again step onto Capitol Hill today to delivery testimony on the progress of the war.
Voters and Congress should listen carefully to Petraeus because Bush already gives him the final word.
Reconciliation is a slow, difficult, and dicey process in the Iraqi capital.
As the Olympic torch made its way today through Paris, it had to be extinguished at least twice amid street protests over China's human rights record and the Chinese government's recent crackdown in Tibet. There were also protesters on hand yesterday when the torch made its way through London, and 37 people were arrested. Protests are planned for when it comes through San Francisco and New Delhi. The torch will arrive in China on May 4.