The U.S. is negotiating some rough and strategic waters. The end game in Afghanistan is at the top of the headlines today. Not far behind is the hemorrhaging crisis in Syria and the nuclear puzzle with Iran. Then there's the rebuilding of Libya.
President Obama will try to shake off the sting of the midterm elections as he begins a tour of Asia, which includes stops in India, Japan, South Korea and Indonesia.Steve Clemons is a senior fellow and director of the American Strategy Program at the New America Foundation and author of the politic