President Obama's "Arab spring" speech
President Obama will lay out a vision for his policy toward the Middle East at 11:40 am ET.
In his much-anticipated "Arab spring" speech, President Obama will try to reset relations with the Middle East, but his outreach could falter amid Arab frustration over an uneven U.S. response to the region's revolts and his failure to advance Israeli-Palestinian peacemaking. www.reuters.com
MOSCOW Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday that Russia would send ideas to Washington within a week to follow up his talks with U.S. President Joe Biden on the Ukraine crisis.