Posts Tagged: Obama administration
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?
With the U.S. Congress deadlocked over trade, Chile's progressive new government may be able to win new protections and increase transparency in the TPP talks.
The shift from a permanent war footing to permanent diplomacy has significant promise for prosperity as well as peace.
The Obama administration’s pledge to restrain the global arms trade doesn't square with its aggressive promotion of U.S. arms exports.
Former law professor Barack Obama went into surprising depth on issues of war and peace during his fifth State of the Union address. Here's how he should grade himself.
Washington's pursuit of trade with Colombia — encapsulated by the recent U.S.-Colombia free-trade agreement — is abetting human rights abuses and marginalizing Colombian activists.
The Obama administration's "Pacific Pivot" is wreaking environmental havoc on the pristine ecosystems of the Asia-Pacific region.