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Barack Obama

Shift in Foreign Policy

September 24, 2014 // Imerisia - Greece - Greek

There are leading players and organizations that consider the Obama foreign policy to be lukewarm, and have already safeguarded their sidelines under leading Republican players, who are planning their opposition strategy on foreign policy and defense issues.

Well-Ordered Philanthropy …

September 24, 2014 // L'Expression - Algeria - French

At the start of the weekend, the U.S. president stepped up the tone, donning his war chief uniform and declaring “war without mercy” against Islamic State. He said he was “determined” to “destroy” it. Note that the winner of the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize, who intended to put an end to the misguided ways of the [Read more]

Obama and Islamic State

September 20, 2014 // El Comercio - Ecuador - Spanish

The President of the United States of America, Barack Obama, announced that the country might attack the armed terrorist forces of the self-titled Islamic State, even without the approval of Congress. Thursday’s announcement, which was made by the president himself to the leaders of the House of Representatives [Read more]

The US Return to Strategy

September 17, 2014 // Kathimerini - Greece - Greek

The onslaught of the Islamic State fanatics in Iraq and Syria forced the U.S. to focus its interest once again on a territory it has wanted to disengage from to the greatest possible degree. For U.S. President Barack Obama, strategy in the Middle East and Central Asia was mainly based on targeting strikes against [Read more]

Obama Is Getting ‘Trolled’ by the Islamic State

September 16, 2014 // The Japan Times - Japan - English

The genius of 9/11 was to provoke the United States and its allies into behaving exactly like the monsters al-Qaida and other jihadi groups had long argued they were. Once again, U.S. warplanes and remote-controlled killer air robots will rain death upon people,the vast majority of whom were innocent and had nothing to do with the group responsible for beheading those poor journalists.

On the Warpath

September 14, 2014 // Le Devoir - Canada - French

On Wednesday night, Barack Obama gave a speech that he never could have imagined having to give. Just one day short of 13 years after the September 11 attacks, the president put the United States on the path of another war — or, more accurately, a revisited war — and cultivated public opinion with similar illusions [Read more]

Russia and the West’s Diplomatic Impertinence

September 10, 2014 // La Jornada - Mexico - Spanish

Yesterday, on the eve of the start of a North Atlantic Treaty Organization summit in Wales, the Russian government rejected calls to reformulate the NATO-Russia Council’s founding treaty, a document dating back to 1997 that sets the limits for the deployment of the military alliance’s troops in Eastern Europe. [Read more]
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