Matt Spetalnick

Drug war dispute to dominate US-Mexico meeting

Mexican President Felipe Calderón will press President Barack Obama to crack down on US drug consumption when they meet on Thursday.

Letters to the Editor: February 4

<em>M&G</em> readers share their thoughts on various reports in our newspaper.

US demands immediate end to Egypt’s emergency law

The United States on Tuesday set out four steps Cairo must take to end Egypt's crisis, telling its ally to stop harassing protesters.

US scrambles to contain fall-out from Middle East leak

The US scrambled on Monday to contain diplomatic fall-out from leaked documents showing Palestinian negotiators offered big concessions to Israel.

Obama presses China on human rights

United States President Barack Obama delivered a strong message on US concerns over Beijing's human rights record at a summit on Wednesday.

Obama brings Middle East leaders together for peace push

United States President Barack Obama urged Israeli and Palestinian leaders on Wednesday not to let the chance for peace slip away.

Obama voices hope for direct Middle East talks soon

United States President Barack Obama urged Israel and the Palestinians on Tuesday to resume direct peace talks by September.

Obama to confront US Afghan commander

US President Barack Obama will confront his top Afghanistan commander on Wednesday before deciding whether to fire him over inflammatory comments.

Obama blames Gulf oil spill on ‘breakdown’ at BP

US President Barack Obama on Saturday blamed the massive Gulf of Mexico oil spill on "a breakdown of responsibility" at energy giant BP.

Obama limits US use of nuclear arms

The Obama administration unveiled a new policy on Tuesday restricting US use of nuclear weapons.

Obama, Medvedev seal deal on nuclear-arms pact

United States President Barack Obama and Russian President Dmitry Medvedev sealed an agreement on Friday on a landmark nuclear-arms reduction treaty.

Netanyahu says progress in US talks

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ended a troubled US visit on Thursday, saying progress had been made.

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