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Will Obama Stand Up to, or Smile at, Dictators?

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

If President Obama feels that he has to be the one to greet a man like Chavez, must it be with the kind of ear-to-ear grin that one might show girl-scouts selling cookies?

Ensign Repeats Attack On Obama For Smiling With Chavez

Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

John Ensign wants to make one thing very clear: he's not sorry for saying it was "irresponsible" of President Obama to be seen laughing with Venezuela...

Wall of Fear

Robert Koehler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Koehler

Right now Obama is straddling the future and the past, and it's up to us -- a passionate and vocal citizenry -- to pull him to the future.

Jason Linkins

Obama, Chavez Handshake Was 'Boyz In The Hood'-Style: Kudlow | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

So what's the New New Fox News Thing? Obsessing endlessly on a handshake, folks. Yes, President Barack Obama went to the Summit of the Americas in T...

El Presidente

Joe Peyronnin | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Joe Peyronnin

The more engaged and successful the United States is in Latin America, the more it diminishes Chavez in the region as well as in the eyes of all Venezuelans.

Obama and a New Course in Latin America

Aldo Civico | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Aldo Civico

The everyday violence that marks the life of Latin American countries is a sign that underlying structural problems persist. Handshakes and smiles will not fix this.

New Obama, Chavez Video Emerges: A Tense Exchange?

Huffington Post | Stuart Whatley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Update below In video footage from Venezuelan state television that emerged Monday, the interaction between President Obama and President Hugo Chavez...