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Obama: ‘I Look at Syria’s Children and I See My Own’

Obama: ‘I Look at Syria’s Children and I See My Own’

“I see my daughters, and my nieces, and my nephews”

02 June 2016

Obama slams Trump for promising to roll back Wall Street reforms

Obama slams Trump for promising to roll back Wall Street reforms

"How it is that somebody would propose that we weaken regulations on Wall Street? Have we really forgotten what just happened eight years ago?"

02 June 2016

Eleven US states oppose transgender schools edict

Eleven US states oppose transgender schools edict

“The Obama administration is trampling the United States Constitution”

26 May 2016

Okinawa Killing: Abe’s 'Profound Resentment'

Okinawa Killing: Abe’s 'Profound Resentment'

"The entire Japan is deeply shocked by this latest incident."

25 May 2016

Afghan Taliban leader Mansour 'probably killed' in US air strike

Afghan Taliban leader Mansour 'probably killed' in US air strike

NATO forces are increasingly being deployed in battle zones to support Afghan forces fighting the Taliban.

22 May 2016

Donald Trump Tells NRA Hillary Clinton’s Guards Should Disarm if She Doesn’t Like Guns

Donald Trump Tells NRA Hillary Clinton’s Guards Should Disarm if She Doesn’t Like Guns

“We are getting rid of gun free zones. We’re getting rid of them”

21 May 2016

Obama Explains to Buzzfeed Why He Didn’t Nominate Gay Supreme Court Candidate

Obama Explains to Buzzfeed Why He Didn’t Nominate Gay Supreme Court Candidate

Why didn’t President Barack Obama decide to make history by nominating a gay candidate to fill the vacant Supreme Court seat left by Justice Antonin Scalia?

16 May 2016

Obama casts Trump philosophy as one of ignorance, isolation

Obama casts Trump philosophy as one of ignorance, isolation

Barack Obama slammed Donald Trump’s positions on immigration, trade and Muslims as part of an ignorance-and-isolation philosophy that will lead the U.S. down the path of decline

16 May 2016

Transgender toilet use: US schools 'must respect gender identity'

Transgender toilet use: US schools 'must respect gender identity'

The Obama administration has told schools to allow transgender students to use the toilets that match their chosen gender identity.

13 May 2016

Opinion: 1

U.S. plans new wave of immigrant deportation raids

U.S. plans new wave of immigrant deportation raids

The operation would likely be the largest deportation sweep targeting immigrant families by the administration of President Barack Obama this year

12 May 2016

Obama to make historic visit to Hiroshima

Obama to make historic visit to Hiroshima

President Obama will make a trip to Hiroshima, Japan, on May 27, becoming the first sitting U.S. president to visit the site of the world’s first atomic bombing

10 May 2016

Opinion: 1

Obama commutes prison sentences of 58 people

Obama commutes prison sentences of 58 people

President Obama decided to be kinder to drug dealers.

05 May 2016

Opinion: 1

US weighing under-the-radar routes for Syrian refugees?

US weighing under-the-radar routes for Syrian refugees?

The Obama administration appears to be bowing to international pressure and pursuing under-the-radar “alternative” ways to bring in more Syrian and other refugees -- as soon as this year

29 April 2016

How ISIS Smuggles Terrorists Among Syrian Refugees

How ISIS Smuggles Terrorists Among Syrian Refugees

In the Paris attacks, only four of the 198 refugees who arrived on Leros on a certain day were terrorists. That is just 2 percent, but that 2 percent killed 130 people

28 April 2016

Obama Touches a British Gentle Nerve in London

Obama Touches a British Gentle Nerve in London

If UK citizens vote to leave the EU, Obama warned, they would be pushed “to the back of the queue” for trade deals with the United States

27 April 2016

by Danielle Ryan

Obama urges Europeans to fight forces of xenophobia and division

Obama urges Europeans to fight forces of xenophobia and division

U.S. President urged his European allies to stop being isolated and nationalist and pressed Europe to remain united and open to refugees fleeing war and poverty

25 April 2016

Obama to use Germany visit to push trans-Atlantic trade deal

Obama to use Germany visit to push trans-Atlantic trade deal

Barack Obama hopes to build momentum during a two-day visit to Germany to help push a trans-Atlantic trade deal between the U.S. and Europe

24 April 2016

Obama Urges British Youth: Reject Cynicism, Xenophobia

Obama Urges British Youth: Reject Cynicism, Xenophobia

“I'll look at my scorecard at the end... but I'm proud”

23 April 2016

Visiting UK, Obama Urges Britain to Stay in EU; Meets with Cameron

Visiting UK, Obama Urges Britain to Stay in EU; Meets with Cameron

"I believe the UK strengthens both our collective security and prosperity through the EU"

22 April 2016

At Party Congress, No Sign Cuba Is Ready To Embrace The U.S.

At Party Congress, No Sign Cuba Is Ready To Embrace The U.S.

Cuba's leadership won't change any time soon, nor will its political or economic plans for the future

20 April 2016

Obama to decide whether to declassify 9/11 documents

Obama to decide whether to declassify 9/11 documents

“The Saudis know what they did. We know what they did”

14 April 2016

Isis fighters’ numbers hit two-year low, Obama says

Isis fighters’ numbers hit two-year low, Obama says

"In other words, the Isis core in Syria and Iraq continues to shrink.”

14 April 2016

Obama, Libya and all the presidents' regrets

Obama, Libya and all the presidents' regrets

It is not often a president says they got something wrong but at the weekend Barack Obama did just that. A selection of famous U.S. Presidents’ mistakes and their admissions.

13 April 2016

President Obama: Libya aftermath 'worst mistake' of presidency

President Obama: Libya aftermath 'worst mistake' of presidency

“Probably failing to plan for the day after, what I think was the right thing to do, in intervening in Libya”

11 April 2016

Hillary: Some of My Campaigning Difficulties ‘May Be Gender-Linked,’ Some Of My Mistakes Due To Press Pressure

Hillary: Some of My Campaigning Difficulties ‘May Be Gender-Linked,’ Some Of My Mistakes Due To Press Pressure

“I hope I’m a better candidate. I feel like I am. I mean, I have said, in this campaign, ‘Look, I’m not a natural politician.’”

06 April 2016

President Obama goes nuclear on Donald Trump

President Obama goes nuclear on Donald Trump

Provoked by Trump’s recent commentary on non-proliferation policy, the president doesn’t hold back.

02 April 2016

World Leaders Meeting With Obama to Curb Nuclear Threat

World Leaders Meeting With Obama to Curb Nuclear Threat

Leaders from more than 50 countries gathered here on Thursday at the behest of President Obama to try to reduce the threat from nuclear weapons

31 March 2016

Fidel Castro scorns Obama's Cuba visit

Fidel Castro scorns Obama's Cuba visit

Former Cuban PM has broken his silence over President Obama's Cuba visit in a damning letter

28 March 2016

Opinion: 1

Turkish President Faces a Cool Reception in US Visit

Turkish President Faces a Cool Reception in US Visit

Obama turns down one-on-one meeting with Erdogan at nuclear summit, reflecting concerns about key ally’s crackdowns on dissent, Kurdish insurgents

28 March 2016

Opinion: 1

Obama's Cuban revolution

Obama's Cuban revolution

What are the chances that after Obama's visit to Cuba the relations will be reset and reopened in a new, friendly way?

20 March 2016

Obama's Visit to Cuba a Continuation of War, not Peace, with the Socialist Nation

Obama's Visit to Cuba a Continuation of War, not Peace, with the Socialist Nation

The rulers of capital want to return Cuba to the days when US monopolies dominated the economy of the island

19 March 2016

by Danny Haiphong

Obama points finger at Britain, France over Libya chaos

Obama points finger at Britain, France over Libya chaos

In the interview, Obama calls the situation in Libya a "mess", all thanks to the leaders of Great Britain and France

11 March 2016

Opinion: 1

How Russia is Losing the Information Warfare Thanks to RT

How Russia is Losing the Information Warfare Thanks to RT

“Death and life are in the power of the tongue: and they that love it shall eat the fruit thereof.” —Proverbs 18

23 February 2016

by Scott Bennett

The Truth About Bernie Sanders: Why #FeeltheBern is No "Political Revolution"

The Truth About Bernie Sanders: Why #FeeltheBern is No "Political Revolution"

Bernie Sanders can afford to call his campaign a "political revolution" and leave the term undefined. Abstraction and deception are what US elections are all about.

12 February 2016

by Danny Haiphong

Obama's Prison Reform Does not Absolve His Record, or his True Motives

Obama's Prison Reform Does not Absolve His Record, or his True Motives

Obama's reform to solitary confinement is a reform to make imperialism a more effective system of exploitation.

05 February 2016

by Danny Haiphong

Top House Republican demands Kerry explain $1.7 billion Iran payment

Top House Republican demands Kerry explain $1.7 billion Iran payment

Keep calm and Kerry on, or the explanation, worth 1.7 billion dollars.

04 February 2016

Opinion: 1

Thankfully, Obama’s Last State of the Union

Thankfully, Obama’s Last State of the Union

President Obama’s final State of the Union address was long on themes and short on specifics. It clearly was an attempt to secure a legacy of accomplishment. That attempt is at best questionable.

25 January 2016

by James George Jatras

A Comprehensive Look into the Question of Gun Control

A Comprehensive Look into the Question of Gun Control

Under the Obama Administration, Washington has continued its service to global imperialism through its policy of war, impoverishment, and repression of oppressed people all around the world

25 January 2016

by Danny Haiphong

ANALYSIS OF THE STATE OF THE UNION ADDRESS BY PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA

ANALYSIS OF THE STATE OF THE UNION ADDRESS BY PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA

The State of the Union Address seemed less a speech to a national assembly of the American Government and people, but more of a speech at a toastmaster happy hour for divorced singles.

14 January 2016

by Scott Bennett

How relations between Saudi Arabia and Iran reached a breaking point

How relations between Saudi Arabia and Iran reached a breaking point

The two neighboring countries have never had sincere friendship, but the intensified tensions in recent months have a lot to do with the United States

06 January 2016

Opinion: 2

Obama administration defends deportation raids on families

Obama administration defends deportation raids on families

The White House press secretary has insisted politics haven't factored into the plan

05 January 2016

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Danielle Ryan

Ireland

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Specialization: US foreign policy, US-Russia relations and media bias

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Specialization: War, Racism, Capitalist exploitation, Civil rights

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Specialization: Modern Japanese History, Modern Chinese History, Military History, History of Counterinsurgency, History of Disobedience, Dynamics of Atrocities in Wartime

Dovid Katz

Lithuania

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Specialization: Holocaust Revisionism and Geopolitics; East European Far Right & Human Rights; Yiddish Studies & Litvak Culture

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Specialization: History, Catalunya, Spain, Geopolitics, Nationalism in Europe, Islamization, Immigration

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Specialization: Syria, US Foreign policy and strategies, BRICS/SCO

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Specialization: Jihadist Groups, Islamic Terrorism, Global Security

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Specialization: Media and government relations

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Jay Watts

Canada

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Specialization: History, Marxism-Leninism, Imperialism, Anti-imperialism.

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Specialization: International Relations, Sociology, Geostrategy

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Specialization: civil rights

Lionel Baland

Belgium

Materials: 22

Specialization: Euroscepticism, Patriotic parties of Europe

Maram Susli

Australia

Materials: 3

Specialization: Geopolitics

Materials: 2

Specialization: Civil rights, Racism, US politics

Materials: 1

Specialization: geopolitics, economics

Max J. Schindler

Palestine-Israel

Materials: 9

Specialization: Politics

Miray Aslan

Turkey

Materials: 12

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Materials: 5

Specialization: Politics, International relations

Navid Nasr

Croatia

Materials: 13

Specialization: Global security, Politics

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Specialization: Greece, Crisis of the US hegemony; Israel / Occupied Palestine, Oppression of Black people in the US

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Specialization: geopolitics, Russia, USSR

Pedro Marin

Brazil

Materials: 17

Specialization: Latin America, Ukraine, North Korea

Materials: 13

Specialization: Sustainable development, International relations, Comparative European politics, European integration, Eastern European politics and EU-Russia relations

Materials: 8

Specialization: Politics

Materials: 16

Specialization: Counterterrorist Finance

Seyit Aldogan

Greece

Materials: 3

Specialization: ISIS, Middle East, Globalization, Migrant crisis

Materials: 1

Specialization: Head of "Srebrenica Historical Project"

Materials: 3

Specialization: Economy, Social politics

Stevan Gajic

Serbia

Materials: 1

Specialization: Full time researcher at the Institute for European Studies

Materials: 5

Specialization: Geopolitics, Geoeconomics

Materials: 2

Specialization: Civil rights

Tobias Nase

Germany

Materials: 8

Specialization: Syria, US Foreign policy, Ukraine

Valerijus Simulik

Lithuania

Materials: 2

Specialization: Politics and economics in Baltic States, education and science, non - governmental organizations, globalization and EU

Van Gelis

Greece

Materials: 17

Specialization: Middle East

Materials: 1

Specialization: Kosovo, Serbia, Belgrad bombing

Materials: 5

Specialization: international relations, Russia

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