The challenge for the Obama administration’s rebalancing strategy is that diplomatic and economic interactions lag behind military ties in terms of U.S. involvement with the Asia-Pacific region.
While the arrival of a black president in the White House was hailed as finally overcoming the greatest stain on the world’s greatest democracy, it turns out that much prejudice endures.
The Clinton machine is formidable, yet O’Malley has also shown he can bring in the cash.
The enemy of my enemy is my friend.
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.
Of course, that did not stop the couple from buying a $1.7 million house in New York state. Or from keeping their $2.8 million residence in Washington’s chic Embassy Row. More broke than that and you’ll be reduced to lighting your fireplace with $100 bills like some lowly millionaire.
The general consensus regarding the release of the memoirs of Hillary Clinton, Secretary of State during President Obama's first term, is that it sets the stage for her to achieve in two years what she was unable to do six years ago: become president of the United States. Clinton, however, who seems to be the top [Read more]
<i>It has become clear for Republicans: Obama has no strategy, he ignores further outbreaks of violence, and the result is that half the region — from Libya through Lebanon, Israel and Syria to Iraq — is set on fire. And it is hard to defend the president’s politics on the Middle East even for Democrats.</i>