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Obama Foriegn Policy

US: Send Development Aid to the Sahel Region of Africa

Jack Cahn | Posted 04.08.2014 | Teen
Jack Cahn

This Fall, the Sahel region has become a center of international attention with the United Nations calling its security situation "alarming" and deploying 12,600 peacekeepers to stabilize the region. This aid is desperately needed.

A Rugged Time for Obama's Big Geopolitical Pivot

William Bradley | Posted 08.22.2012 | Politics
William Bradley

America under Barack Obama has begun the big geopolitical pivot from its fateful over-engagement with the Islamic world of the Middle East and Central Asia to greater engagement with Asia and the Pacific. But this week showed that the transition is going to be anything but smooth.

To Understand the New Obama Security Strategy, Think 9/11

Sarwar Kashmeri | Posted 03.18.2012 | Politics
Sarwar Kashmeri

President Obama has crafted a well thought out recalibration of America's national security strategy, designed to meet the threats of the 21st century within today's fiscal realities.

Expanding Into Foreign Markets: Advice, Caution and Building a Strategy

Nell Merlino | Posted 07.19.2011 | Business
Nell Merlino

I often hear from small business owners who are looking for advice on how to break into and navigate international markets like China, India or even Vietnam.

Two Speeches, Two Strategies

Maj. Gen. (Ret.) Paul Eaton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Maj. Gen. (Ret.) Paul Eaton

Eight years ago, my son graduated from West Point. George W. Bush was the commencement speaker; his speech confirmed the policy underpinnings of that future war. Last Saturday, Obama delivered a very different message to the graduating class.

Obama's Rudderless Foreign Policy Underscores America's Waning Power

Dilip Hiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dilip Hiro

Here is the Obama pattern: Choose a foreign leader to pressure. Threaten him with dire consequences.. When he refuses to submit and instead responds vigorously, back off quickly and overcompensate for failure.

President Obama, Take a Lesson From Capra

Matthew Dowd | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Matthew Dowd

The president should take a hint from the Christmas movie classic and behave a little more like the guardian angel Clarence. Instead of communicating our errors, he'd be better off showing the world all the good America has done.

Does President Obama "Get" Jews?

David A. Harris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David A. Harris

Beyond domestic policies and beyond complex U.S.-Israel issues, detractors of this president keep asking: does he really "get" American Jews and their concerns?

Liz Cheney: Obama Wants To Hold Hands With Terrorists

The Plum Line | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

That's not really an exaggeration! On an appearance on MSNBC just now, Liz Cheney appeared to say that Obama's speech in Cairo today showed that he wa...

The Great Afghan Bailout

Tom Engelhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Tom Engelhardt

In the name of realism and accuracy, shouldn't we retire "the Afghan War" and begin talking about the far more disturbing "Af-Pak War"?

GOP Cedes Foreign Policy To Obama, At Loss For Coherent Critique

The Washington Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

During his first 45 days in office, President Obama has made several sharp departures from the foreign policies of the Bush administration that were s...

Sam Stein

Jewish Groups Convene For Obama Transition Meeting | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

High-ranking officials with Barack Obama's transition team met for roughly two-and-a-half hours with a wide range of Jewish groups that encompassed ne...

Past Time for Change: Securing Women's Health and Rights

Adrienne Germain | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Adrienne Germain

Based on decades of international work, we know that there will be no global peace or security until we secure every woman's right to a just and healthy life.

An International Community Endorsement for Obama

Meghan Peters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Meghan Peters

When it comes down to it, Obama's success in foreign policy won't be measured by his experience, but by the world's perception of his ideals and integrity.