Posts Tagged: Barack Obama
While Robert Gates is spreading his soothing fictions about the U.S. military, Jim Webb is raising some uncomfortable facts.
Barack Obama's Mideast speech shows that the United States has not yet adapted to the regional realities brought about by the Arab Spring.
Coming to terms with NATO's intervention in the Libyan civil war is a little like wresting a grizzly bear: big, hairy, and likely to make one pretty uncomfortable no matter where you grab a hold of it.
If giving up nuclear weapons doesn't immunize a leader from regime change, what does?
"In essence, the U.S. runs the show that is taking over running the show." -- AP
Ed Schultz criticized the GOP because it "steamrolled America into two wars" but defends President Obama for attacking Libya.
President Obama has squandered the good will he fostered with Latin America at the 2009 Summit of the Americas.
Should the United States keep its distance from developments in Egypt?
Drone strikes "tidier" than torture.
An opening for progressives in the U.S. and in Africa to push the Obama Administration on its short-sighted Africa policy might exist in 2011.