Memo To The President In this occasional series, NPR will follow the transition from the Bush administration to the Obama administration. From a broken military to a troubled economy to a National Park Service in need of a major overhaul — we'll provide the briefing paper, the options and the obstacles.
Obama Urged To Use Self-Restraint In Oval Office
Sorting Out A Clear Strategy For Afghanistan
Aging Controllers, Lax Rules Trouble FAA
Obama Faces Conundrum In Closing Guantanamo
Obama's Education Wish List May Have To Wait
Obama's Highway Plans Face Funding Roadblock
U.S.-China Ties Pose Tricky Proposition For Obama
What America Needs In Its New First Dog
Hopes Run High In Middle East For Obama
Will Obama Press To End 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell'?
Financial Regulation: Preventing Another Crisis
Advocates Want Bush Abortion Policies Reversed
What Will Obama Do With Bush's Spying Program?
Will Obama's FCC Push For Internet Access For All?
Homeland Security: Rethinking What Works
Hopes High For Foreign Aid In Obama Presidency
New President Faces Powerful Federal Contractors
Obama To Tackle Explosion In Federal Contracts
Few Options For Obama In War On Al-Qaida
Obama Faces Tight Deadline On Climate Change
Bad Economy Threatens Obama's Climate Fix