Holly Bailey

Obama Meets With McChrystal

  In a surprise meeting, President Obama met with Gen. Stanley McChrystal in Denmark today. Obama, who was overseas lobbying for Chicago's bid for the Olympics, met with McChrystal, the top commander in Afghanistan, for about 25 minutes on Air Force One.

Obama Loses Key Foreign-Policy Adviser

  Big news from the West Wing: Mark Lippert, one of President Obama's closest foreign-policy advisers, is leaving to rejoin the Navy. Lippert, who is deputy national-security adviser and chief of staff of the National Security Council, has worked for Obama since his first days in the Senate and later advised him during the campaign.

Obama Speaks at the U.N. Ahead of a Key Nuclear Vote

President Obama made his first speech to the United Nations General Assembly on Wednesday, telling the world's top leaders that the United States had entered a "new era of engagement" with the international community and that they, in turn, should reciprocate. "Anti-Americanism," Obama said, is no excuse. "Those who used to chastise America for acting alone in the world cannot now stand by and wait for America to solve the world's problems alone," Obama said. "We have sought─in word and...