Tag Archives: Barack Obama

Israeli Officials Blame Obama For Failure Of Secret 2016 Peace Summit By
(REPORT) — The revelation of a secret peace summit held in early 2016 and ending in failure, has become a big political liability for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who is facing criticism from the left for letting...
Donald Trump’s Vengeful Pledge To Pursue ‘Low-Life’ Leakers By
Published in partnership with Shadowproof. During a screwball press conference, President Donald Trump indicated he contacted the Justice Department to look into “criminal leaks.” He said his administration has got to stop the leaks and suggested there would be penalties...
Making America Broke Again: Trump & The Inevitable Financial Crisis By
WASHINGTON — Barack Obama insisted throughout his time in office that the financial crisis that began in 2008 and fundamentally altered the U.S. economic landscape was a thing of the past. Despite Obama’s insistence that his economic “recovery” was successful...
Dear Outraged Liberals: Trump’s Just Taking Over Where Obama Left Off By
MINNEAPOLIS — Remember our former commander in chief — Barack Obama? Well he’s on vacation. After eight years in the Oval Office, he’s decided to unwind with billionaire Richard Branson. His recent kitesurfing adventure seems to be the only news item competing...
Donald Trump And His ‘Magic Mirror’ By
By insisting that he is the legitimate winner of the U.S. popular vote and the man who drew the largest inaugural crowd ever, President Trump is behaving like the evil queen in “Snow White” gazing into a “magic mirror” and refusing to accept that he isn’t the...
The Last Days Of Obama: Napoleonic Maneuvers At The Security Council By
(ANALYSIS) — It seemed to come almost out of nowhere. The United States usually protects Israel from critical resolutions at the UN Security Council. However, in a dramatic move, the US abstained and a resolution criticizing recent settlement activity was passed...
Yemen Reports First US Drone Strikes Under Trump By
(REPORT) — A pair of US drone strikes in Yemen’s Bayda Province have killed at least 10 people over the weekend, according to Yemeni officials, marking the first drone strikes to be conducted under President Trump, who was inaugurated on Friday. Both drone strikes...
Four Last Transfers In Obama’s Failed Guantanamo Closure Plan By
(REPORT) — The United States sent four detainees from the Guantanamo Bay military prison to the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia on Thursday, marking President Barack Obama’s final prisoner transfers from a facility whose continued existence he said would...
Trump, Obama And The Future Of The Targeted Killing Program By
(ANALYSIS) — Barack Obama’s foreign policy legacy is often discussed in terms of things he didn’t do: intervene in Syria, reset with Russia, get out of Afghanistan. In one area however, Obama developed and expanded a defining policy architecture which his successor...
Obama’s Legacy In Latin America: Militarization, Right-Wing Coups, & The Rule Of Wall St. By
“Tis now the very witching time of night, When churchyards yawn and hell itself breathes out Contagion to this world” – William Shakespeare, from “Hamlet” NEW YORK —  (Opinion) It seems we have arrived at the witching hour of Obama’s presidency, when...