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The president devoted only 10 percent of his speech to foreign policy.
An assessment of what Obama said -- and what he didn't say.
A new report gives the impression that the opium trade is the main reason why the Taliban are gaining in strength, absolving the United States and NATO of their own responsibility in fomenting the insurgency.
Why is the former director so eager to suppress the CIA investigation?
Obama's approach toward the Muslim world may be diplomatic, but it remains the work of mobilized people across the United States to end Obama's war in Afghanistan and Pakistan, halt the occupation of Iraq immediately rather than years from now, stop U.S. military aid to Israel, and launch new negotiations with Iran not based on military threats.
With all his talk of war and terrorism, the president seems to be edging closer to the stances of the previous administration.
Russia and the United States are talking about abolition.
Obama makes his first foreign visit as president and gets the green light on Afghan escalation.
This contradictory document identifies financial institution failures and calls for new regulatory measures, and at the same time, salutes the free market and some of the institutions behind the financial and economic crisis.
A New York Times editorial advises China to adopt an American-style mass consumer economy that would be a recipe for economic, environmental, and probably political, disaster.