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All Posts Tagged With: "Barack Obama"

Massive bombing targets Indian embassy in Afghanistan

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Massive bombing targets Indian embassy in Afghanistan

The complexities of the war in Afghanistan were driven home once more on Thursday by a suicide car bombing that left 17 people dead and many injured in Kabul. Daniel Markey of the Council on Foreign Relations discusses Afghanistan's importance to India and the implications of the bombing.

Posted: October 8, 2009 12:35   Comments: 1
Should the Afghanistan debate be public or private?

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Should the Afghanistan debate be public or private?

Gabriel Schoenfeld of the Hudson Institute discusses the debate over troop increases in Afghanistan. Do you agree with Defense Secretary Robert Gates that those advising President Obama on Afghanistan war strategy should keep their opinions private? Tell us what you think.

Posted: October 6, 2009 11:25   Comments: 27
Week in review: Iran and rethinking Afghanistan

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Week in review: Iran and rethinking Afghanistan

Gideon Rose of Foreign Affairs magazine and Rana Foroohar of Newsweek discuss the week’s top stories: The debate over next steps in the war in Afghanistan and developments in regards to Iran's nuclear program.

Posted: October 2, 2009 15:31   Comments: 5
Obama mulls over Afghanistan strategy with advisers

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Obama mulls over Afghanistan strategy with advisers

U.S. President Barack Obama held a three-hour meeting on Afghanistan with key members of his national security team, some of whom are divided on whether or not to send more troops to Afghanistan. Alex Their of the United States Institute of Peace discusses the administration's options.

Posted: October 1, 2009 11:06   Comments: 5
Reading the Middle Eastern press on Iran’s nuclear plant

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Reading the Middle Eastern press on Iran’s nuclear plant

Worldfocus producer Mohammad Al-Kassim blogs about how Middle Eastern news media outlets covered the news that Iran is building a second nuclear site.

Posted: September 25, 2009 15:10   Comments: 1
G-20 countries head into summit with differing priorities

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G-20 countries head into summit with differing priorities

The G-20 summit is getting under way in Pittsburgh. John Authers of the Financial Times discusses the state of the global economy and what may come from the summit.

Posted: September 24, 2009 11:03   Comments: 0
Iran expects “free and open” nuclear talks with West

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Iran expects “free and open” nuclear talks with West

In his address to the United Nations General Assembly, U.S. President Barack Obama said Iran and North Korea must be held accountable for their nuclear programs. Mansour Farhang discusses the upcoming nuclear talks between the West and Iran.

Posted: September 23, 2009 14:11   Comments: 7
Obama considers foreign policy shifts in Middle East

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Obama considers foreign policy shifts in Middle East

The Obama administration is considering major foreign policy changes in the Middle East and Afghanistan. James Lindsay of the Council on Foreign Relations discusses shifting foreign policy. Is U.S. foreign policy headed in the right direction? Tell us what you think.

Posted: September 23, 2009 13:02   Comments: 36
Worldfocus reporting from the United Nations: Day two

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Worldfocus reporting from the United Nations: Day two

Worldfocus spoke with foreign journalists at the United Nations to get their reactions to U.S. President Barack Obama's speech on Wednesday.

Posted: September 23, 2009 12:35   Comments: 1
Symbols, not breakthroughs, stem from Mideast summit

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Symbols, not breakthroughs, stem from Mideast summit

U.S. President Barack Obama brought together the Israeli and Palestinian leaders in New York on Tuesday. Ghassan Shabaneh of Marymount Manhattan College discusses the significance of the meeting for the peace process.

Posted: September 22, 2009 11:32   Comments: 20

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