I resolutely accord President Obama and his foreign policy team a well earned grade of "A" in the conduct of America's national security challenges in the first 100 days of his presidency.
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Obama has had a remarkably productive first 100 days on the foreign policy front. It's hard not to like what I see. But let me try.
Perhaps nothing the president has done so far will on its own reduce heat-trapping carbon dioxide, the key greenhouse gas. It's only been 100 days, but he has charted a new course.
If his first 100 days are an indication of how Barack will perform against these nine measures of leadership, he is poised to be a transformational president.
I've been working for women's rights in Washington, D.C. since the Carter days and I have never seen anything like these first days. The pace is fast, and the outreach is inclusive.
To the people who shrug and say that politicians are all the same, answer with four words: torture and stem cells.
Crises are too important to waste and the Obama administration is using the many crises it inherited not to go backward but to launch into the new century -- finally.
As we pass the 100-day milestone, one question keeps running through my mind: Do we feel better about that nagging fear for our family's financial future than we felt 100 days ago?
Barack Obama has drawn praise for transparency reforms during his first 100 days in office, but his use of the "state secrets" privilege to squash lawsuits on torture and surveillance is drawing mounting opposition.
In cases where people seek accountability for government misconduct the administration's commitment to transparency falls by the wayside in every instance.
Now is the time for the Supreme Court to reject this latest threat to realizing our promise of democracy and assure every American can vote.
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Obama has shown a refreshing willingness to discard foreign policy dogmas that no longer apply or have proven false.
How could one person in such a responsible position be so wrong? Geithner was wrong not on a few things, not on a lot of things, but on everything.