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All Posts Tagged With: "Dick Cheney"

Cold warriors are still with us, and history is now

Peter Eisner (blog)

Cold warriors are still with us, and history is now

This weekend the National Security Archive published documents showing that President Richard M. Nixon had sought help from Brazil in 1971 to overthrow Chilean President Salvador Allende. Peter Eisner discusses the significance of these documents and what we haven't learned from history.

Posted: August 17, 2009 10:15   Comments: 2
Obama’s policy toward Iran may be more of the same

WorldDesk (blog)

Obama’s policy toward Iran may be more of the same

Worldfocus blogger Peter Eisner writes to explore just how different President Obama's policy toward Iran is from the Bush-Cheney policy. Is Obama neglecting diplomatic opportunities?

Posted: May 25, 2009 10:25   Comments: 4
Under Obama, Dems earn more trust on national security

Pivotal Power (blog)

Under Obama, Dems earn more trust on national security

Worldfocus blogger Nina Hachigian writes that President Obama has closed the "trust gap" that has long existed between Democrats and Republicans on national security.

Posted: May 22, 2009 14:31   Comments: 0
Week in review: Israel, Iran’s missile test and Guantanamo

Week in Review (video)

Week in review: Israel, Iran’s missile test and Guantanamo

Gideon Rose of Foreign Affairs magazine and Carla Robbins of The New York Times discuss the week’s top stories: Israel and the peace process, Iran's missile test and President Obama's speech on national security and Guantanamo.

Posted: May 22, 2009 13:19   Comments: 19
Cheney’s national security speech: Can we handle the truth?

WorldDesk (blog)

Cheney’s national security speech: Can we handle the truth?

Worldfocus blogger Peter Eisner reacts to former Vice President Dick Cheney's speech discussing the use of torture and the detention of terrorists at Guantanamo, tracing Cheney's attitude toward transparency and justice.

Posted: May 22, 2009 12:45   Comments: 2

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