Posts Tagged: Barack Obama
A quick reader on why military intervention in Syria is a big mistake--and what we should be advocating instead.
The White House has declared a strike upon Syria imminent without providing a clear rationale for military action, except as an attempt to satisfy an arbitrary “red line.”
Despite his better judgment, Obama is poised to make serious mistakes in Syria--all because he made words like "red line" part of his vocabulary.
A U.S. military attack on Syria will not be to protect civilians—it will mean taking sides once again in a bloody, complicated civil war.
As President Obama plans trip to Senegal, Tanzania, and South Africa, a press conference at the National Press Club will give voice to those calling for change in his Africa policy.
This week's summit between the presidents of the U.S. and China is being welcomed as a virtually unprecedented opportunity for each side.
If public will and common sense are the driving forces of policy development, we should see meaningful action on immigration this year.
We need an audacious immigration proposal that puts people before politics, and that means a concrete, expedient pathway to citizenship for undocumented workers.
If Obama wants a say in the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, he needs to be prepared to back up his words with actions.
Barack Obama's SOTU speech emphasizes "nation-building at home." But that doesn't mean an end to nation-bombing abroad.