Posts Tagged: Barack Obama
The military can't defeat the Islamic State. We must look instead at the sources of ISIS support.
Astounding increases in the danger of nuclear weapons have paralleled provocative foreign policy decisions that needlessly incite tensions between Washington and Moscow.
The U.S. and UK governments forcibly expelled an entire population of islanders to make way for a military base. It's time to let them come home.
Obama’s approach to nukes will be his most significant legacy — as well as his most salient failure.
The U.S.-Cuba deal proved the value of discreet, informal diplomacy. No shortage of other peace processes could begin the same way.
When the president wants to fulfill a constitutional duty — like nominating a Supreme Court justice — Congress is up in arms. When he launches a blatantly unconstitutional war, it shrugs.
Hawaii's members of Congress sit at the linchpin of a huge realignment of U.S. military power. Good luck getting them to talk about it.
There's a huge opening to critique the economic foundations of America's wars — one that fits perfectly with the populist anger fueling the rise of Bernie Sanders.
The Middle East is hardly a cheery place these days. But there's one silver lining: The Iran deal is paying off big.
Our wildly inflated fear of terrorism is a self-fulfilling prophecy.