Posts Tagged: Barack Obama
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.
In its failure to prosecute bona fide war criminals, the Obama administration has left the door open for all manner of rights abusers to succeed it.
In one fell swoop, President Obama could erase the stain of Guantanamo and make major headway on normalization with Cuba.
Obama's made a lot of Faustian bargains over the last seven years. But given his likely successors, what we got over the last two terms may be as good as it gets.
What if world leaders, starting with the U.S., took seriously Pope Francis' call to treat global crises as moral issues?
Under Obama, whistleblowers face a total of 751 months behind bars — compared to 24 months for all other whistleblowers combined since the American Revolution.
Despite progress with Cuba, the Obama administration has done little to dispel doubts about Washington's intentions towards its neighbors to the south.