All Posts Tagged With: "Barack Obama"

What Obama won’t brag about in the State of the Union

Nina Hachigian (blog)

What Obama won’t brag about in the State of the Union

Worldfocus contributing blogger Nina Hachigian argues that while President Obama probably won't highlight it in his speech, he has revolutionized the U.S. approach to foreign policy by emphasizing our multipolar world.

Posted: January 27, 2010 14:56   Comments: 5
News from the Middle East: Obama, football, and intifada

A View from the East

News from the Middle East: Obama, football, and intifada

Worldfocus' Mohammad Al-Kassim looks at headlines from Middle East news outlets, including: a talk-show host's critical assessment of President Obama's first year in office; a legendary football rivalry; and a prediction about a third intifada.

Posted: January 27, 2010 12:51   Comments: 3
Obama and the World: The Global Economy

Interview

Obama and the World: The Global Economy

Marcus Mabry, international business editor of The New York Times, and John Authers, the investment editor for the Financial Times, join Daljit Dhaliwal to discuss the impact of U.S. economic policies overseas, the risk of inflation in China, the fate of Japan's economy and recovery in Europe.

Posted: January 26, 2010 16:58   Comments: 3
Iran provokes West with upgraded long-range missile test

Interview

Iran provokes West with upgraded long-range missile test

The international standoff with Iran over its nuclear ambitions seemed to go from bad to worse today, as the country test-fired a new version of its longest-range Sajjil-2 missile -- capable of reaching Israel, U.S. bases in the Persian Gulf and parts of Europe. This drew quick reaction from western governments. For more, Daljit Dhaliwal speaks with Ervand Abrahamian.

Posted: December 16, 2009 17:08   Comments: 19
Week in Review: Iraq, Obama’s Nobel and climate change

Week in Review

Week in Review: Iraq, Obama’s Nobel and climate change

Gideon Rose of Foreign Affairs magazine and Carla Robbins of The New York Times editorial board join Edie Magnus to discuss: continuing security problems in Iraq, President Barack Obama's acceptance of the Nobel Peace Prize and the prospects of a climate agreement in Copenhagen.

Posted: December 11, 2009 16:26   Comments: 5
Week in Review: U.S. troop surge, Afghanistan exit strategy

Week in Review

Week in Review: U.S. troop surge, Afghanistan exit strategy

Nicholas Kristof, a Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist for The New York Times, and Garrick Utley, president of the Levin Institute of the State University of New York, join Daljit Dhaliwal to discuss the impending U.S. troop surge and proposed exit strategy in Afghanistan.

Posted: December 4, 2009 15:29   Comments: 10
Palestinian president bows out, future of peace in question

Interview + Video

Palestinian president bows out, future of peace in question

Mahmoud Abbas, the Palestinian president, has decided not to seek re-election. Israeli Minister Yuli Edelstein discusses the prospects of peace in the Middle East and why Israel won't agree to a settlement freeze. Al Jazeera English's John Terrett reports on the challenges and reasons behind Abbas' decision.

Posted: November 6, 2009 14:39   Comments: 33
African-born election candidate nicknamed Russia’s Obama

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African-born election candidate nicknamed Russia’s Obama

The spike in neo-Nazi violence against immigrants over the last decade has not deterred one black man from running for higher office in the southwestern corner of the country. Joaquim Crima is the first African-born Russian citizen to run for political office.

Posted: October 12, 2009 11:16   Comments: 1
Week in review: Afghanistan, Pakistan and Obama’s Nobel

Week in Review (video)

Week in review: Afghanistan, Pakistan and Obama’s Nobel

Garrick Utley of the State University of New York and Chrystia Freeland of Britain's Financial Times discuss the week's top stories: The impact of U.S. President Barack Obama winning the Nobel Peace Prize, and his biggest foreign policy challenge -- Afghanistan and Pakistan.

Posted: October 9, 2009 13:13   Comments: 1
How You See It: Obama and the Nobel Peace Prize

How You See It

How You See It: Obama and the Nobel Peace Prize

U.S. President Barack Obama was awarded the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize. His selection has generated broad reaction around the world. Should the Nobel Peace Prize have been awarded to President Obama? Tell us what you think.

Posted: October 9, 2009 07:21   Comments: 165
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