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The Chaos in Egypt Tests U.S. Foreign Policy in the Muslim World

David Oualaalou | Posted 12.02.2014 | Politics
David Oualaalou

how could the United States dictate to the rest of the world what to do and how to behave while doing the very opposite?

Obamas To Spend Rare Weekend At Camp David Retreat

AP | By JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 09.17.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is foregoing his usual round of weekend golf at a Washington suburban military base. Instead, he and his fa...

How Storytelling Can Transform Education

Gregoris Kalai | Posted 06.12.2013 | College
Gregoris Kalai

A story, in its purest form, is possibly the most human way to communicate. Yet with the advent of technological and scientific advances, this forgotten art has taken a backseat to other, more data-driven, ways of communication.

McCain Insists Obama Should Invite Lawmakers To Budget Summit

AP | Posted 02.24.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. John McCain says President Barack Obama should invite lawmakers to Camp David or the White House to hammer out a last-minute deal t...

London Olympics To Hold Hunger Summit

Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen & Jessica Prois | Posted 05.24.2012 | Impact

London will use its spotlight to illuminate more than just the world's greatest athletes during the 2012 Olympics. British Prime Minister David Cam...

Economic Security Is National Security

Dr. Rachel Kleinfeld | Posted 07.21.2012 | Politics
Dr. Rachel Kleinfeld

It sounds easy to throw money at the Pentagon and buy more security. But we all know that's not how security works -- it's like investing tens of thousands in a terrific alarm system for your house, then leaving your windows open.

At G8 Summit, Obama Emphasizes Growth Over Austerity

AP | BEN FELLER and JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 05.20.2012 | World

CAMP DAVID, Md. -- Confronting an economic crisis that threatens them all, President Barack Obama and leaders of other world powers on Saturday declar...

White House Applauds Activist's Exit From China

AP | Posted 05.19.2012 | Politics

CAMP DAVID, Md. -- The White House has welcomed the arrangement allowing a blind Chinese activist to leave Beijing and fly to the United States with h...

Michelle Obama Hosts G-8 Spouses

AP | Posted 05.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- While President Barack Obama hosted world leaders Saturday for high-level economic talks at Camp David, Michelle Obama engaged in some s...

Obama Cracks Jokes While Greeting High-Profile Guests

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 07.19.2012 | Politics

CAMP DAVID, Md. — Freedom of the press is a bit different at the G-8 summit. At Camp David, a highly secure compound in the woods ringed by lay...

G8 Camp David: Top People, Organizations Calling For Change

Posted 05.18.2012 | Impact

HuffPost Impact readers and bloggers have been leading the conversation on issues related to poverty, hunger and global health leading up to the G8 su...

Maryland Town Preps For G-8 Protesters

AP | DAVID DISHNEAU | Posted 07.18.2012 | DC

THURMONT, Md. — About a dozen activists prepared banners for roadside demonstrations Friday in Thurmont, Md., under the eyes of authorities dete...

Tell The World's Leaders At The G8 Summit Exactly What You Think: On Video!

Posted 05.16.2012 | Impact

The G8 Summit will take place this week in the United States, as President Barack Obama hosts leaders of the world's industrialized leaders -- aka the...

A Mother's Toughest Question: How Will I Feed My Children?

Lane Hartill | Posted 07.11.2012 | Impact
Lane Hartill

President Obama, to borrow Dr. Martin Luther King's phrase, we are in the "fierce urgency of now." The G8 needs to find the political will to end malnutrition. Pledge to save 15 million children from chronic malnourishment. Don't just say it; do it.

Honoring The Commitment To Put An End To Food Insecurity

Ben Leo | Posted 07.10.2012 | Impact
Ben Leo

At the 2009 L'Aquila G8 Summit, the G8 countries and five other donors responded to the global food crisis and pledged $22 billion in support of agriculture and food security initiatives. Despite the initial enthusiasm and diligence, however, donors have not taken the Rome Principles to heart.

Put Nutrition And Hunger On G8 Table At Camp David

Samuel A. Worthington | Posted 07.10.2012 | Impact
Samuel A. Worthington

The G8 summit is expected to produce a new "food security initiative" which is likely to have a strong focus on the private sector's contribution to increasing food production and, we fear, not enough on nutrition.

Egypt's Presidential Elections: A Moment for the U.S. Government to Lead on Human Rights

Neil Hicks | Posted 07.09.2012 | World
Neil Hicks

The collapses of authoritarian regimes of the last 15 months should have taught U.S. policymakers one lesson: the old formula of tolerating and colluding with authoritarianism in return for (an often illusory) stability does not work.

Camp David G-8 Summit Puts Md. Town On Alert

AP | DAVID DISHNEAU | Posted 05.07.2012 | DC

THURMONT, Md. — Plans for a springtime G-8 economic summit at Camp David triggered John Kinnaird's memories of demonstrations in the neighboring...

PHOTOS: The Obamas Take Off For Camp David

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 11.03.2011 | Style

Things may be busy in Washington, but President Obama still found time to travel to Camp David with his family for Labor Day weekend. While we didn...

Fewer Pilots Breaking Airspace Rules, FAA Says

AP | DAN ELLIOTT | Posted 09.26.2011 | Denver

DENVER — Even as fighter jets were scrambled on successive days this month to intercept airspace violators near the presidential retreat at Camp...

Elise Foley

Pelosi: Republicans May Need To See Markets Plunge To Support Debt Limit Deal

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 09.13.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans may not support raising the debt ceiling until the stock market takes a major plunge, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-...

Intifada Beyond Palestine

Ismael Hossein-zadeh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ismael Hossein-zadeh

To sum up, the long pent-up grievances of the Arab/Muslim world are exploding not just in the faces of local dictators such as Mubarak of Egypt but, perhaps more importantly, against their neocolonial/imperial patrons abroad.

Egypt's Phony "Revolution"

Eric Margolis | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eric Margolis

Egyptians are getting more Mubarakism, sans Mubarak, at least for now. This not what most Egyptians want or deserve.

With Egypt, US and Western Governments Find Themselves on the Wrong Side of history

Abdel-Rahman Hussein | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Abdel-Rahman Hussein

To view events in Egypt through the paradigm of what they mean for Israel -- as many US commentators do -- is shocking, disgraceful and counterproductive.

What Happens to Israel-Egypt Peace Treaty Now?

MJ Rosenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
MJ Rosenberg

The new Egypt will not repudiate a peace treaty with Israel that has saved so many lives on both sides. But the nature of the peace will change.