Posts Tagged: Obama administration
Obama’s foreign policy legacy will not be secured unless he addresses head-on the belief that we have the power to achieve our objectives by threats, intimidation, and coercion.
Hyping threats from Russia, China, and the rest of the world, the U.S. War Party is gearing up to reassert American power.
By linking itself to Washington in its territorial disputes with China, the Philippines risks getting caught up in a superpower conflict.
When a government refuses to apologize for war crimes, it means it would be willing to commit them again.
So far, the United States has given Iran the space it needs to reach a nuclear agreement with the international community. But hardliners on both sides are waiting in the wings.
The Obama administration's nebulous "Pacific Pivot" is setting the stage for a superpower conflict in East Asia.
U.S. foreign policy is anything but demilitarized. But where the Bush team saw every problem as a nail, the Obama team wields more than just a hammer.
For North Korea to rise higher on the list of U.S. priorities, Washington policymakers will have to stop considering it in isolation.
Gareth Porter's new book chronicles U.S. and Israeli efforts to ensure the perpetuation, rather than the resolution, of outstanding concerns about Iran’s nuclear program.
How well has Barack Obama lived up to his own standards on civil liberties?