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Recent events show a diversion from politics as usual.
Back home, Obama finds stack of pressing issues about where he left them.
The United States war in Iraq is over, but those who helped Americans in combat zones remain in danger.
In his trip, President Obama must put Israel and Palestine on the track to peace.
Iraq: A huge un-forced error.
Foreign affairs to take center stage as president heads to Israel.
We should be asking, "Is it ethical to use drones anywhere?
The White House may hope the president's trip boosts approval at home.
While some claim that the war was the biggest mistake in the history of American foreign policy, I find that argument to be a bit overblown.
The two-state solution is too important to fail, though it seems too complex to succeed.