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All Posts Tagged With: "Barack Obama"

How You See It: Israeli Settlements

How You See It

How You See It: Israeli Settlements

Is the Obama administration right to demand that Israel stop expanding settlements in the West Bank?

Posted: September 8, 2009 13:10   Comments: 186
Mounting election fraud and waning support in Afghanistan

Interview (video)

Mounting election fraud and waning support in Afghanistan

Marvin Weinbaum of the Middle East Institute discusses potential exit strategies for U.S. allies and Americans' waning support for the fight in Afghanistan.

Posted: September 7, 2009 16:43   Comments: 3
Afghan election excitement overshadows Taliban threat

Interview (video)

Afghan election excitement overshadows Taliban threat

On Tuesday, the Taliban launched a series of attacks on the Afghan city of Kabul. Kimberly Marten of Columbia University discusses U.S. strategy ahead of the election and examines whether the attacks are a sign of what's to come on election day.

Posted: August 18, 2009 14:12   Comments: 0
Egyptian leader in U.S. as discontent simmers at home

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Egyptian leader in U.S. as discontent simmers at home

Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak is in Washington for high-level talks with Obama administration officials. But Egypt's future is murky. Salameh Nematt of The Daily Beast discusses U.S.-Egyptian relations.

Posted: August 17, 2009 14:03   Comments: 1
Corruption hampers Mexico’s battle against drugs

Interview (video)

Corruption hampers Mexico’s battle against drugs

Earlier this week, U.S. President Barack Obama praised what he described as Mexico's "courageous effort" to combat drug trafficking and violence. Andres Martinez of the New America Foundation discusses the drug war and the U.S. role in Mexico.

Posted: August 12, 2009 14:51   Comments: 3
Obama tackles drugs, flu and trade at Mexico summit

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Obama tackles drugs, flu and trade at Mexico summit

U.S. President Barack Obama joined his Canadian and Mexican counterparts as they completed a summit meeting in Mexico on Monday. Shannon O’Neil of the Council on Foreign Relations discusses the issues tackled, including trade, the H1N1 flu and the drug war.

Posted: August 10, 2009 15:20   Comments: 2
North Korea sends signal with journalists’ release

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North Korea sends signal with journalists’ release

American journalists Laura Ling and Euna Lee are finally back on American soil, freed after a surprise visit to North Korea by former President Bill Clinton. Charles Armstrong of Columbia University discusses North Korea's motives in releasing the two Americans.

Posted: August 5, 2009 14:56   Comments: 4
Mr. Clinton goes to Pyongyang

Nina Hachigian (blog)

Mr. Clinton goes to Pyongyang

Worldfocus blogger Nina Hachigian argues that the decision to send former President Bill Clinton to North Korea to negotiate the release of the two Americans held there, Euna Lee and Laura Ling, was a smart move. The two have reportedly been pardoned.

Posted: August 4, 2009 09:45   Comments: 3
Israel not a “sucker” for Obama foreign policy

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Israel not a “sucker” for Obama foreign policy

Israelis hate waiting in line, writes Worldfocus contributor Ben Piven, and therefore many are angry that U.S. President Barack Obama has given major speeches in Cairo, Accra and Moscow before Tel Aviv.

Posted: July 30, 2009 10:45   Comments: 19
U.S. promises China it will reduce deficit

Interview (video)

U.S. promises China it will reduce deficit

After two days of high-level U.S.-China talks, the Obama administration agreed to reduce the U.S. deficit once the financial crisis has abated. Nicholas Lardy of the Peterson Institute discusses the evolving economic relationship between the two countries.

Posted: July 29, 2009 16:12   Comments: 0

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