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Obama National Security Speech

Obama Cautions Against 'Overreach' In National Security

Reuters | Posted 04.08.2015 | Politics

By Roberta Rampton WASHINGTON, Feb 6 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama released an updated national security strategy on Friday comm...

Ryan J. Reilly

DOJ: American Citizens Drone Killings Constitutional Because We Said So | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 06.07.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration's targeted drone strikes against American citizens were constitutional in part because the president said so, D...

Matt Sledge

Obama Tries To Have It Both Ways On 'Perpetual War' Law | Matt Sledge | Posted 05.23.2013 | Politics

Echoing the words of critics like Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), President Barack Obama promised Thursday to revise and ultimately repeal a 2001 military for...

Ryan J. Reilly

Obama Lays Out New Drone Policy | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 05.24.2013 | Politics

FORT MCNAIR, Washington, D.C. -- Faced with growing questions over the legality and scope of his counterrorism policy from Congress and elsewhere, Pr...

Obama Speech Will Defend Dismantling Bush-Era Detainee Policies

Washington Post | Karen DeYoung | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Obama will attempt today to answer critics of his dismantling of Bush-era policies on detention and interrogation, in a speech reminding Ame...

Obama: Selling Us On Strategy

Kelly Nuxoll | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Kelly Nuxoll

This month, Obama is shoring up his world leadership credentials. In traveling to Europe and the Middle East, writing about Iraq, addressing nuclear weapons and speaking on national security, he is saying: "Yes I can."