Tagged: Obama administration
Obama is more than willing to stand up against the Islamic State. Too bad he wasn't willing to stand up to his hawkish critics.
President Obama is definitely "into" Africa. Unfortunately that has translated into holding the door open for U.S. multinationals to do what outsiders have done for centuries: extract the continent’s wealth.
It has become all too common, with crises spiraling out of control in Gaza, Iraq, Ukraine, and elsewhere, to criticize the U.S. president for making his personal style of detachment into a national policy of disengagement.
In spite of international condemnation and a rising death toll in Gaza, the United States' continued support of Israel poses major obstacles to reaching a ceasefire.
Her Central American foreign policy blunder ought to darken her presidential prospects.
Phyllis Bennis, Director of the New Internationalism project, discusses U.S. support of Israel as the deadline for Iran's nuclear talks approaches on Al Jazeera.
Emira Woods urges the Obama administration to move away from policies that favor the extraction of African resources and the militarization of the continent.
Let's resist the temptation to intervene in Syria. This time, let's say 'lesson learned.'
In the current crisis on the Korean peninsula, the Obama administration is virtually repeating the 2004 Bush playbook.
Make no mistake: the Obama administration's "pivot to Asia" is all about containing China.