Negotiations on the Trans-Pacific Partnership, spearheaded by the Obama administration in the United States, have been swayed by domestic U.S. politics. This is because the administration and Congress have met unexpected difficulties in bridging partisan differences over a bill that would give the president trade [Read more]
Somalis, like many of the world’s people, are significant only when they are considered a threat. And if US policies make that threat more likely, well, that will be another administration’s problem. Until then, they count for nothing.
The former first lady must now try to forge an appropriate distance between herself and Obama’s government, in which she was a cabinet member during the president’s first term.
The document also embodies a great hope that these actions ... brought to the [attention of the] public ... distinguish a democracy that makes mistakes from an authoritarian regime in which human rights have no meaning.
The CIA report is a courageous step, but it can only be the first of many.