Since killing Osama bin Laden on Pakistani soil, the United States' relationship with Pakistan has been on the rocks. And it certainly wasn't helped by a NATO airstrike that killed 24 Pakistani soldiers. President Obama and NATO have called the airstrikes a tragedy, and are engaged in talks with Pakistan's military to improve relations. As anger and protests spread through Pakistan, the White House is trying to determine whether President Obama should offer a formal apology. President Obama has already unofficially spoken out against the strike. Why do you think an official apology matters? Learn more .
In our global age, problems in one nation can easily become problems for many nations. So it's not surprising that the European debt crisis is hurting the global economy. This week, President Obama met with Dutch Premier Mark Rutte to discuss ways to improve the Eurozone and prevent further negative impact on the American economy. The negative effects of a global economy have been highlighted recently in the news. What are some positive effects? Learn more .
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