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Obama's European Folly

Saad Khan | Posted 04.27.2016 | World
Saad Khan

President Barack Obama's recent -- and most probably the last -- visit to Europe was a failure. It could have turned the tide of declining relationship but ended up as a lackluster goodbye toast.

Obama Faces New Dynamic With Europe At G7 Summit

Reuters | Posted 06.08.2015 | Politics

By Jeff Mason WASHINGTON, June 6 (Reuters) - When President Barack Obama attends the Group of Seven summit in Germany on Sunday, he will join fello...

Obama Ends Overseas Trip In Diplomatic Limbo

Reuters | Posted 05.29.2014 | Politics

* US officials wary of Putin's assurances on Ukraine * Kerry, Russia's Lavrov to meet again soon * Obama says Putin grie...

Luke Johnson

Obama Talks On The Economy | Luke Johnson | Posted 06.08.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama delivered a statement on the economy on Friday, linking the European crisis to the American economy. He argued...

Obama: Boosting European Growth Is Important 'To Our Economy Back Here'

Reuters | Posted 04.11.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON, Feb 9 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama assured Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti on Thursday that the United States will do whatever ...

Obama Heading To Europe

Posted 07.22.2011 | World

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Weaving together strands of pomp, policy and summitry, President Barack Obama's weeklong European tour is all about tending to old ...

"Only the mood music has changed": Tariq Ali on Obama's presidency

Christian Avard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christian Avard

Is president Barack Obama the change America has been waiting for or is he another corporate Democrat representing elite interests? According to Tari...

To Heed President Obama's Call to Strengthen the EU, Britain Must First Have a Referendum on Whether to Stay in at All

Azeem Ibrahim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Azeem Ibrahim

What are the prospects for the President's call for a Britain which helps keep the EU strong? On any measure, the answer does not look good.

Obama's Aimless and Confused Foreign Policy: A French View

Robert A. Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert A. Levine

The Obama administration has suffered many problems that have hindered its mounting a coherent foreign and defense policy. There is no indication that this will change in the near future.

Outlook From London: Crises Galore

Lord Weidenfeld of Chelsea | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Lord Weidenfeld of Chelsea

Great Britain is the most intensively engaged European country in Afghanistan and yet Obama's America is cooler than ever towards London, and of course towards all Europeans.

Why Europe Feels Rejected By Obama

New York Times | JOHN VINOCUR | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Why would an American president not come to a celebration marking the fall of the Berlin Wall, and with it, the triumphant end of the Cold War -- one ...

Europeans' Approval Of Obama Jumps Significantly From Bush | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

NEW YORK With regard to Europe, at least, everything old may be new again. Donald Rumsfeld stirred a hornet's nest ahead of the Iraq War in 2003 when...

The End of "U.S. Vs. Them" for Israel

Ethan Pack | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ethan Pack

If there is a Hezbullah victory in Lebanon, the U.S. and E.U. will have to decide whether to deal with a functional, elected Arab government despite its militant antagonism toward Israel.

Getting Back to Work Following the U.S.-Turkey Visit

Suat Kiniklioglu | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Suat Kiniklioglu

My colleagues and I in the Turkish Parliament are rolling up our sleeves because we feel it is time to channel the excitement of our new beginning into a momentum for real partnership.

Obama Extends a Hand of Friendship to Islam

Kamran Pasha | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Kamran Pasha

As I listened to Obama's speech, I heard one word repeated countless times. Respect. It is a word that Muslims have craved to hear from American leaders.

Obama in Istanbul: Test for the West

Nathan Gardels | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nathan Gardels

The new Obama administration has assigned such pivotal importance to Turkey because it is the great experiment in the world today of both non-Western and post-secular modernity.

Istanbul Prepares for Obama with Protests

Sean-Paul Kelley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sean-Paul Kelley

Here in Istanbul yesterday, I heard chants and shouts of "Obama!" followed by "Amrika" and the rest I couldn't translate. I learned later they were chanting "Obama, Go Home!"

The G-20 Conference -- Thin Air at the Summit

Robert Kuttner | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert Kuttner

What was missing at the G-20 was a true revolution in the thinking of the global financial and political elites. And that will not happen without either more inspired leadership at the top or more pressure from below.

Obama Launches Offensive Against Nuclear Weapons

The Guardian | Ian Traynor and Patrick Wintour in Strasbourg, Ewen Macaskill in Washington | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Barack Obama yesterday announced a radical drive aimed at ridding the world of nuclear weapons, as the focus of his European visit switched from finan...

Sam Stein

Obama Calls Out European "Anti-Americanism" And American "Arrogance" | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Urging a common effort to restructure the world economy and rebuild international alliances, President Barack Obama did not hesitate on Friday to call...

G-20: Europe Welcomes Obama (SLIDESHOW)

Huffington Post | Hanna Ingber Win | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Barack Obama arrived in London last night for the start of his eight-day, five-country trip. He has begun meetings with British Prime Minister Gordon ...

Turkey Awaits Its Hero Obama

Stephen Schlesinger | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Stephen Schlesinger

I have just returned from an eight day visit to Turkey and I can confirm that Barack Obama is now considered in Turkey to be the virtual president of our planet.

Clinton In Brussels: Obama Begins Europe Charm Offensive

SPIEGEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

With Hillary Clinton's visit to Brussels, Washington is set to begin its European charm offensive. President Obama and Vice President Biden also plan ...

America Elects 'A Rock Star'

David A. Andelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David A. Andelman

The all but unanimous conclusion from my time taking calls from folks on Radio France was a simple one: "Barack Obama is 'le rock star.'"

Waiting for Obama at No. 10 Downing

Howard Wolinsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Howard Wolinsky

Friends who are Obama critics view him as a machine politician, a different breed from Fightin' Shirley Chisholm. But the view outside the USA is different. Obama comes off as the candidate of the world, at least Europe.