Hasn't the U.S. been training the Iraqi army for a long time already? Why should that plan suddenly be crowned with success?
Our diplomatic approach — especially surrounding the Geneva negotiations, U.S. and Western commitments, and our own — is so convoluted that it seems we might as well go conjure spirits.
The president wants to help his party by withdrawing a controversial decree. But by doing that, he harms his own reputation — and all those illegal immigrants he actually wants to help.
Not long ago, President Barack Obama revealed some of his inner feelings through a remark that China is a “free rider," giving rise to considerable debate. One cannot help but ask: Exactly what kind of attitude does the U.S. take when dealing with the rest of the world?
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Like West Berlin used to be, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania now find themselves on the front line. Eastern Europe is looking forward to President Obama's visit. But can he defuse the crisis?
In October 2009, the Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to U.S. President Barack Obama, who had taken office in January of the same year. Here’s the explanation for why it was given: “For his extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between peoples.” Obama promised to reject a [Read more]