On his first day in office, President Barack Obama promised that he would close the Bush-era prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, "as soon as practicable" and "no later than one year from the date of this order."
The new marine protection area in the Indian Ocean seems like a great step forward. Until you look at it a little more carefully.
While the debate about sanctions in the case of Zimbabwe is heated, it often misses the point. Both supporters and opponents of sanctions exaggerate their importance and underestimate other policy tools. The reality is that sanctions are neither comprehensive nor targeted.
The Kenyan opposition leader talks about U.S. relations with his country in the age of Obama.
Are we in the process of giving up our nuclear addiction, or is this just flimflam from an addict who refuses to go cold turkey?