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Obama Is Right: Close Guantanamo -- It's Anti-American

Michael Shammas | Posted 04.05.2014 | Politics
Michael Shammas

While some Republicans are wont to decry anti-Guantanamo liberals as "anti-American," the only anti-American thing in this debate is Guantanamo itself. For it goes against everything our nation professes to respect and love.

Venturing Out in Cairo

Monique El-Faizy | Posted 12.28.2013 | World
Monique El-Faizy

I thought I had planned well. I knew the pyramids could be a dicey proposition, but I also told myself we couldn't live in Cairo for two years and never see the pyramids.

Service as Diplomacy: The Faces of the US Abroad

Mario Machado | Posted 11.20.2013 | World
Mario Machado

There is no way to reconcile these two immediate faces of America to millions of people across the world; the military and the Peace Corps will always serve their own distinctly different purposes and for many reasons it is better that it remain this way.

U.S. Crippling Sanctions Against Iran, Part II: A National Anti-Sanction Movement by the Civil Society

Akbar Ganji | Posted 11.07.2013 | World
Akbar Ganji

The U.S. must pay attention to two bitter consequences of its sanctions: the collective punishment of the Iranian people and the destruction of their lives; and the rise of anti-Americanism among the Iranian people, and even those who oppose the Islamic Republic.

Anti-Americanism and the Funeral of a Great Myth

Joseph Loconte, Ph.D. | Posted 10.16.2013 | World
Joseph Loconte, Ph.D.

Throughout most of the Bush administration, opinion pollsters relentlessly tracked America's plummeting approval ratings across the planet.

The 4 Reasons Why Egyptians Don't Like America

Posted 10.07.2013 | World

Egyptian political commentator and Al-Monitor blogger Bassem Sabry joined HuffPost Live's Ahmed Shihab-Eldin Wednesday to discuss his recent post, "Wh...

LOOK: How Latin America Views the United States

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.29.2013 | Latino Voices

The Western hemisphere might be in the process of becoming a more fraternal place. Latin American countries largely view the United States favorab...

Some Of America's Biggest Haters Also Its Biggest Aid Recipients

NPR | Greg Myre | Posted 07.23.2013 | World

To figure out which countries dislike the U.S., one quick way is to simply look at which ones are getting the largest dollops of U.S. aid....

Gringo Stay Here!

Americas Quarterly | Andy Baker and David Cupery | Posted 04.23.2013 | Latino Voices

"Why do they hate us?” This question1, on so many U.S. citizens’ minds over the decade following the September 11, 2001, attacks, is often asked a...

Can Obama Improve America's Reputation? (Debate)

Conrad Black | Posted 12.11.2012 | World
Conrad Black

Will America's reputation and influence abroad improve under Barack Obama's second term? Two foreign-policy thinkers debate the question.

Can Obama Improve America's Reputation? (Debate)

Posted 12.11.2012 | World

Last week, the Pew Research Center released its annual survey of European attitudes to America. While anti-Americanism has declined in Europe, a large...

Anti-American Sentiments in 20 Countries: Where Do We Go From Here?

Dr. Farideh Farazmand | Posted 09.27.2012 | World
Dr. Farideh Farazmand

Already under criticism by Republicans, President Obama will have to explain his policies in Libya, Egypt, Tunisia, and Syria. He will also have to explain the lack of protection for U.S. consulate personnel in Benghazi.

Yelling 'Fire' in a Crowded Planet

Frank J. Garcia | Posted 11.25.2012 | World
Frank J. Garcia

When every major Western liberal democracy except ours regulates certain forms of racist and hate-mongering speech, we can no longer simply assert that our approach is a non-negotiable liberal value.

Boykinism: Joe McCarthy Would Understand

Andrew Bacevich | Posted 11.25.2012 | World
Andrew Bacevich

The debate over who actually represents God's will is one that the both Bush and Obama have studiously sought to avoid. The U.S. is not at war with Islam per se, U.S. officials insist. Still, among Muslims abroad, suspicion persists and not without reason.

How America Is Fueling Radicalization Of Muslims And How To Reverse It

Muhsin Usman | Posted 09.05.2012 | World
Muhsin Usman

Drones and militarized aid have no place in today's globalized world. Where do we want to see our flag: displayed on humble office desks or being burned in the streets? The choice is ours.

An Interview With Nadeem F. Paracha

Sobia Ali | Posted 11.13.2011 | World
Sobia Ali

"Now's the time for the United States to adjust its ways and try more to engage with the people of Pakistan through their representatives in the shape of the country's mainstream political parties."

See Real Evil, Do No Evil

Jenna Arnold | Posted 07.06.2011 | Impact
Jenna Arnold

I will take this event as a time of reflection, a time to remember those who perished on September 11, 2001, and the many others who lost their lives to the workings of Osama bin Laden.

WikiLeaks Exposes Pakistan's Rhetoric

Aparna Pande | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Aparna Pande

WikiLeaks has stirred a tempest in Pakistan. But the real question is why Pakistani leaders need to be so obsequious in private when their anti-American rhetoric is so bombastic in public.

To Obama: Egypt Is at Dangerous Crossroads

Aladdin Elaasar | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Aladdin Elaasar

As President Mubarak is in a hospital in Germany with no apparent successor, Egyptian Americans call upon President Obama to re-evaluate American/Egyptian relations.

U.S. Needs a New Public Diplomacy Strategy for Russia

Philip Seib | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Philip Seib

Is this finally the new Russia, reaching out without the defensiveness that has so long characterized its attitude toward the rest of world? Particularly with regard to the United States, the answer, unfortunately, is still "No."

What's the French for 'Paradox'?

Rory Fitzgerald | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rory Fitzgerald

This is but one of the paradoxes at the heart of the French identity: They profess to disdain everything American, but if imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, they must love Uncle Sam.

Obama and the Arab World: The Honeymoon Is Really Over Now

Shadi Hamid | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Shadi Hamid

I'm beginning to sense Arab disappointment with President Obama -- both understandable and expected -- turning into something altogether more worrying.

Kerry-Lugar Aid Bill Viewed Warily By Pakistanis

nytimes.com | Salman Masood | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan As the Obama administration weighs a shift in its military strategy in Afghanistan, it is also stepping up its efforts to increase...

Bans, Bans, Bans... How Demonising Adults Has Become Popular

Alan Miller | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Alan Miller

It has become increasingly the case that the sentiment is one that people generally are irresponsible and in need of supervision from bureaucratic politicians. This is extremely dangerous.

Clinton In Pakistan Confronts Rising Anti-Americanism

nytimes.com | MARK LANDLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

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