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Obama Urging Europe To Keep Pressure On Russia

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 06.01.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will press European leaders this week to keep up pressure on Russia over its threatening moves in Ukraine, ...

Obama Ends Overseas Trip In Diplomatic Limbo

Reuters | Posted 05.29.2014 | Politics

* US officials wary of Putin's assurances on Ukraine * Kerry, Russia's Lavrov to meet again soon * Obama says Putin grie...

Obama Heads To The Middle East, Seeks To Reassure The Saudis

AP | JIM KUHNHENN and JULIE PACE | Posted 03.28.2014 | Politics

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — President Barack Obama is considering allowing shipments of new air defense systems to the Syrian opposition, a U.S. off...

Obama Plays Up Europe Bond Amid Russia Tension

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 03.26.2014 | Politics

WAREGEM, Belgium (AP) — President Barack Obama reached back 100 years to reinforce the U.S.-European bond, calling for a recommitment to peace Wedne...

Obama's Europe Ties Get New Test With Russia Dispute

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 03.22.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's complex relationship with Europe faces new challenges during a weeklong trip as he tries to persuade alli...

Luke Johnson

Obama Talks On The Economy

HuffingtonPost.com | Luke Johnson | Posted 06.08.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama delivered a statement on the economy on Friday, linking the European crisis to the American economy. He argued...

Obama: Boosting European Growth Is Important 'To Our Economy Back Here'

Reuters | Posted 04.11.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON, Feb 9 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama assured Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti on Thursday that the United States w...

Obama Bails On Ireland As Ash Plume Looms

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 07.23.2011 | World

DUBLIN — The White House says President Barack Obama will leave Ireland early due to safety concerns over a cloud of ash from an Icelandic volca...

Obama Heading To Europe

Posted 07.22.2011 | World

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Weaving together strands of pomp, policy and summitry, President Barack Obama's weeklong European tour is all about tending to old ...

Obama's Trip To Show Europe He Still Cares

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — Just days after an exhausting and sometimes disappointing trip to Asia, President Barack Obama is dashing to Europe to assure Ameri...

"Only the mood music has changed": Tariq Ali on Obama's presidency

Christian Avard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christian Avard

Is president Barack Obama the change America has been waiting for or is he another corporate Democrat representing elite interests? According to Tar...

To Heed President Obama's Call to Strengthen the EU, Britain Must First Have a Referendum on Whether to Stay in at All

Azeem Ibrahim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Azeem Ibrahim

What are the prospects for the President's call for a Britain which helps keep the EU strong? On any measure, the answer does not look good.

Obama's Aimless and Confused Foreign Policy: A French View

Robert A. Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert A. Levine

The Obama administration has suffered many problems that have hindered its mounting a coherent foreign and defense policy. There is no indication that this will change in the near future.

Outlook From London: Crises Galore

Lord Weidenfeld of Chelsea | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Lord Weidenfeld of Chelsea

Great Britain is the most intensively engaged European country in Afghanistan and yet Obama's America is cooler than ever towards London, and of course towards all Europeans.

Sarkozy and Merkel Brush Off Obama snub

AP | DEBORAH SEWARD | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PARIS — French President Nicolas Sarkozy and German Chancellor Angela Merkel brushed off President Barack Obama's decision not to attend an annu...

Why Europe Feels Rejected By Obama

New York Times | JOHN VINOCUR | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Why would an American president not come to a celebration marking the fall of the Berlin Wall, and with it, the triumphant end of the Cold War -- one ...

Obama-Mania Lives On In Europe, But Results Wanted

AP | DEBORAH SEWARD | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PARIS — Europeans might have reason to feel disappointed with Barack Obama. The American president arrives this week in Europe to pick up his N...

Europeans' Approval Of Obama Jumps Significantly From Bush

globalpost.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

NEW YORK With regard to Europe, at least, everything old may be new again. Donald Rumsfeld stirred a hornet's nest ahead of the Iraq War in 2003 when...

The End of "U.S. Vs. Them" for Israel

Ethan Pack | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ethan Pack

If there is a Hezbullah victory in Lebanon, the U.S. and E.U. will have to decide whether to deal with a functional, elected Arab government despite its militant antagonism toward Israel.

Getting Back to Work Following the U.S.-Turkey Visit

Suat Kiniklioglu | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Suat Kiniklioglu

My colleagues and I in the Turkish Parliament are rolling up our sleeves because we feel it is time to channel the excitement of our new beginning into a momentum for real partnership.

Obama In Istanbul: Visits Mosque, Reaches Out To Turkish Youth

AP | TOM RAUM | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ISTANBUL, Turkey — President Barack Obama heralded a "new chapter of American engagement" with the world on Tuesday and vowed to forge new relat...

Obama Extends a Hand of Friendship to Islam

Kamran Pasha | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Kamran Pasha

As I listened to Obama's speech, I heard one word repeated countless times. Respect. It is a word that Muslims have craved to hear from American leaders.

Obama In Turkey: Meets With Leaders, Addresses Parliament

AP | TOM RAUM and JENNIFER LOVEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ANKARA, Turkey — Declaring the U.S. "is not and never will be at war with Islam," President Barack Obama worked Monday to mend frayed ties with ...

Obama in Istanbul: Test for the West

Nathan Gardels | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nathan Gardels

The new Obama administration has assigned such pivotal importance to Turkey because it is the great experiment in the world today of both non-Western and post-secular modernity.

Istanbul Prepares for Obama with Protests

Sean-Paul Kelley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sean-Paul Kelley

Here in Istanbul yesterday, I heard chants and shouts of "Obama!" followed by "Amrika" and the rest I couldn't translate. I learned later they were chanting "Obama, Go Home!"