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Obama War on Terror

How Does the Global War on Terror Ever End?

Jeremy Scahill | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Jeremy Scahill

No one can scientifically predict the future consequences of drone strikes, cruise missile attacks, and night raids. But from my experience in several undeclared war zones across the globe, it seems clear that the United States is helping to breed a new generation of enemies.

Donald Rumsfeld Neocons His Way Back Into War On Terror Debate

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 08.15.2013 | Politics

Former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld criticized President Barack Obama's foreign policy in an interview with Newsmax this week, accusing his ad...

America: Still 'at War' in a Global Free-Fire Zone

Tom Engelhardt | Posted 07.28.2013 | Politics
Tom Engelhardt

Another president has now assured us that someday, in a distant future, in a way that we might not even notice, we might possibly find ourselves approaching the sort-of-end of what will have been a 20- or 30-year conflict.

The Barack Obama Story (Updated)

Tom Engelhardt | Posted 02.03.2013 | Politics
Tom Engelhardt

Dear President Obama, Don't these "accomplishments" of yours sometimes amaze you? Don't you ever wake up in the middle of the night wondering just who you are?

Ever More and Ever Less: The Unstoppable Legacy of the War on Terror

Karen J. Greenberg | Posted 05.19.2012 | Politics
Karen J. Greenberg

Those who imagine the era of overreach in the name of national security coming to an end any time soon would do well to remember that some spectacular national security trials are on the horizon -- and that we may be entering a new age of governmental vindictiveness.

Joshua Hersh

Obama's War On Terror: Civil Libertarians Decry Being 'Stabbed In The Back' By Awlaki Decision | Joshua Hersh | Posted 12.10.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Civil libertarians are expressing dismay over a new report that names two prominent one-time critics of the abuse of presidential power ...

"Obama Effect" On Muslim World Falling As Terrorism Rises

Huffington Post | Stuart Whatley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A new report from the American Security Project, "Are We Winning? Measuring Progress in the War on Terror: An Interim Update", outlines troubling glob...

Obama's War On Terror May Resemble Bush's In Some Areas | CHARLIE SAVAGE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Even as it pulls back from harsh interrogations and other sharply debated aspects of George W. Bush's "war on terrorism," the Obama admi...

Obama May Abandon Bush's "War On Terror" Phrase | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

In another effort to undo the legacy of George W. Bush's presidency, the Obama administration is searching for alternatives to the term "war on terror...

The Tora Bora Of The Mind

John Tomasic | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
John Tomasic

Smerconish said that, as a Republican, he supported Obama's approach to the hunt for Bin Laden, that moving immediately on intelligence was not naive. And McCain, remarkably, conceded that he too agreed with Obama.