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Obama in Hanoi: Vietnam Arms Embargo To Be Fully Lifted

Obama in Hanoi: Vietnam Arms Embargo To Be Fully Lifted Peter Van Buren, May 24, 2016 What other nation on earth...

Obama in Vietnam: Diplomacy Or Deep State Duplicity?

Obama in Vietnam: Diplomacy Or Deep State Duplicity? Daniel McAdams, May 23, 2016 Ron Paul’s Liberty Report: President Obama’s visit to Vietnam...

Okinawans protest murder by ex-Marine ahead of Obama’s Japan visit

Japanese authorities demanded a better response to crimes committed by US soldiers and contractors in Okinawa,...

Obama ‘confident’ TPP will be ratified in US despite intense opposition

Even though ratification of the controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) has stalled in the US, President Barack Obama said he’s still “confident” the trade deal...

Medical cannabis for military veterans passes Congress, heads to Obama’s desk

Military veterans, particularly those suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), may soon get access to medical...

Obama’s Civil Rights Hypocrisy

George Zimmerman tried to sell the gun he used to murder Trayvon Martin. The fear of bad publicity prevented him from successfully auctioning the...

Bernie Sanders visits US-Mexican border, slams Obama’s deportation policies (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

During a visit to the US-Mexican border, Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders criticized America’s current deportation...

‘Biblically wrong’: Oklahoma lawmakers urge Obama’s impeachment over transgender bathrooms

Lawmakers in Oklahoma have introduced legislation calling for President Barack Obama to be impeached because of...

Ron Paul: Improved Relations with Cuba and Iran Are ‘Best Things that Obama Ever...

Ron Paul: Improved Relations with Cuba and Iran Are ‘Best Things that Obama Ever Did’ Adam Dick, May 20, 2016 Speaking...

Obama Plays a Dove in NPR’s Historical Fiction

NPR‘s listicle on Hillary Clinton’s foreign policy distorts recent history. The second thing NPR wants you to know about Hillary Clinton and foreign policy—after “she’s...

Obama’s Creepy Bathroom Crusade

President Obama is spending the waning months of his administration with his grubby hands in an oddly appropriate place: the toilet. Apparently, the prez...

Obama budgets $1.3 billion for illegal minors

$17,613 per child exceeds average annual Social Security retirement benefit President Obama has set aside an estimated $1.3 billion in his wish-list...

Yemen a Major Blot on Obama’s Foreign Policy Record

The United States doesn’t seem to have a clear understanding of what it is doing in Yemen. Pictured: Yemen’s capital, Sanaa. (Photo: Richard Messenger...
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Video: Chomsky on Obama’s Visit to Hiroshima & Presidential Legacy: “Nothing to Rave About”

http://democracynow.org - This month President Obama will become the first serving U.S. president to visit Hiroshima, Japan, where the U.S. dropped an atomic ... Via...

Obama Ratchets-Up to Invade Russia

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org An article published May 7th by Andrei Akulov brings together mainly Western news sources, all solid, to make the case...

If Elected, Trump Unlikely to Improve on Obama’s Nuclear-Weapons Record

Donald Trump has demonstrated a willingness to use nuclear weapons if elected president. (Photo: Gage Skidmore / Flickr Commons) Republican presidential candidate Donald J. Trump...

North Korea, Following China and India, Pledges No-First-Use of Nuclear Weapons–So Could Obama

Astrelok | Shutterstock.com North Korea’s May 7 declaration that it would not be first to use nuclear weapons was met with official derision instead of relief and...

Who Is the More Vicious Liar: Trump, or Obama?

Eric Zuesse There was a drastic refocus by U.S. President Barack Obama away from being anti-jihadist and toward being anti-Russian, after his first Presidential term...

Obama Disastrously Backed the Saudis in Yemen, Now He’s Deploying US Troops to Deal...

The Obama administration has said little about its fresh deployment of American troops to Yemen, where the U.S. has spent the past year backing...

Barack Obama and a quarter-century of US wars

In a front-page article published on May 15, the New York Times calls attention to a significant milestone in the presidency of Barack Obama:...

How Obama Aims to Conquer Crimea

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org When U.S. President Barack Obama perpetrated his coup d’etat in Ukraine in February 2014, and even had his agent Victoria Nuland...
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Video: Russia on menu? Obama gathers Nordic leaders for summit in Washington

US President Barack Obama is hosting his counterparts from five Nordic nations in Washington. While officials were somewhat vague about the agenda, NATO's ... Via...

Obama Tells African Americans It's Their Victimhood That Ties Them Together

Speaking at the Howard University graduation ceremony in Washington, D.C., President Obama told the graduates of the historically black college to "be...

President Obama Should Meet A-Bomb Survivors, and Heed Their Call To Ban the Bomb

President Obama is considering a visit to Hiroshima during the G-7 economic summit in Japan later this month. Hiroshima is an impressively...

‘Dangerous White House propaganda’: Obama team & GOP battle over Iran media spin

Mainstream media outlets in the US had a tough week after being accused of being puppets...

Obama Broke Pledge To Demand Syrian Opposition’s Separation From Nusra Front

The gradual erosion of the cease-fire in Syria over the past month is the result of multiple factors shaping the conflict,...
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Video: Obama to Make History with Hiroshima Visit, as U.S. Quietly Upgrades Nuclear Arsenal

http://democracynow.org - President Obama will become the first serving U.S. president to visit Hiroshima, Japan, later this month. The White House said Obama ... Via...

Bundy sues Obama, Nevada officials as groups urge govt to seize his cattle

Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy is suing President Barack Obama and other officials, seeking his release from...

U.S. & Russia Reaffirm Commitment to U.N. Peace Process in Syria, Despite Obama’s Opposition

Eric Zuesse On May 9th, the U.S. and Russia issued a "Joint Statement of the Russian Federation and the United States on Syria”, saying that, "The Russian...

Video: Why Is Obama Preparing For A Conflict With Russia Now?

In this video Luke Rudkowski gives you a full updated geo political breakdown of the latest tensions between Vladimir Putin of Russia and Barack...

Obama: TTIP Necessary So As to Protect Megabanks From Prosecution

Eric Zuesse On May 7th, Deutsche Wirtschafts Nachrichten, or German Economic News, headlined, "USA planen mit TTIP Frontal-Angriff auf Gerichte in Europa” or “U.S. Plans Frontal Attack...

'This is not a reality show': Obama urges MSM to scrutinize Trump (VIDEO)

President Obama has called on the mainstream media to hold Donald Trump to account by reporting...

How Obama ‘Legalized’ the War on Terror

Among the troubling legacies of Barack Obama’s presidency is his consolidation of the dubious legal principles that George W. Bush...

Why Obama Prioritizes Ousting Assad Over Defeating Syria’s Jihadists

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org Dr. Christina Lin, a leading young scholar on jihadist groups, opened her April 8th commentary at Asia Times: In a blunder...

Tides may be turning for shell companies: Obama releases plan to close offshore finances...

President Barack Obama announced on Thursday that a crackdown on the international offshore banking loopholes highlighted...

Russia Accuses Obama of Supporting Al Qaeda in Syria

Eric Zuesse On May 4th, Russia’s Sputnik news agency headlined "Lavrov: US Tried to Include Al-Nusra Front Positions in 'Silent’ Period”, and reported that Russia’s Foreign Minister, Sergei Lavrov, speaking in Moscow about the lengthy negotiations...

Army Captain sues Obama over ISIS fight

An Army Captain is suing President Barack Obama, arguing that the war against Islamic State is...
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Video: Obama on TPP: ‘Other countries should play by rules set by US &...

President Barack Obama says the world should play by America's rules. Words he used to explain how the Trans-Pacific partnership would keep the U.S....

‘Our rules, not China’s’: Obama invokes Beijing threat in defense of Pacific trade deal

The rules of trade in the Asia-Pacific must be written by America, not China, US President...

Obama tosses some crumbs to Sanders on big banks, says he is ‘correct’ in...

President Obama has yet to endorse anyone to take over his job, but only Bernie Sanders’s...

TTIP Leaked Documents Show Obama Demands

Killing Paris Accord Against Climate Change Eric Zuesse "248 pages of leaked Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) negotiating texts” show that the American negotiating position, as...

Dust up at Obama dinner afterparty between US journalists (PHOTO)

The US Institute of Peace is used to warring factions but never before has violence reached...

'High Five!' Obama bites Trump, Hillary & Bernie at his final Washington correspondents' dinner

In his final address at the White House correspondents' dinner Obama lived up to his reputation...

When Putin Called-Out Obama on a Big Lie, Press Ignored It

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org “In 2009, US President Obama said that the missile defense only serves as protection from Iranian nuclear missiles. But now...

President Obama: The Race for the Imperial Legacy

President Obama is racing forward to establish his imperial legacy throughout Russia, Asia and Latin America. ...

Bison anticipated to become official US mammal, bill awaits Obama’s signature

The bison appears on two state flags and old nickels, but the largest land mammal of...

Video: Why Will Obama Declassify The 28 Pages?

In this video we talk about the breaking news of Obama deciding on declassifying 9/11 documents within 60 days. In recent days there has...

Michael Moore to Obama: Flint will riot ‘soon’ if you don’t #ArrestGovSnyder

Filmmaker Michael Moore has warned President Obama that riots will begin in the troubled Michigan city...

Weighing Obama’s Economic Legacy–With a Thumb on the Scale

Andrew Ross Sorkin (New York Times, 4/28/16) presented a confused account of the state of the economy and economic policy under President Barack Obama....
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Video: ‘There was never this ‘no boots on the ground’: State Dept unaware of...

There's confusion in Washington over the US president's order to send an extra 250 troops to Syria. Barack Obama had repeatedly pledged to avoid...

Obamacare bankrupting health insurers, too: Largest insurer loses $1 billion a year, says it’s...

Americans who are suffering rate increases and higher out-of-pocket expenses thanks to the healthcare "reforms" of the "Affordable" Care Act, are about to get...
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Video: Obama sends 250 US troops to Syria: Biggest escalation of intervention to date

US President Barack Obama confirmed plans to dramatically increase the American troop presence in Syria by deploying an additional 250 personnel, bringing ... Via Youtube
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Video: ‘It Feels Like Murder’ – Obama Drone Program Whistleblower

Watch all Going Underground episodes here: https://www.youtube.com/user/GoingUndergroundRT/videos Afshin Rattansi goes underground on drones. Via Youtube
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Video: As Saudis Continue Deadly Bombing of Yemen, Is Obama Trading Cluster Munitions for...

http://democracynow.org - President Obama's fourth visit to Saudi Arabia for a meeting with leaders of the Gulf Cooperation Council comes as human rights ... Via...
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Video: Obama Pressures Germany to Commit More Troops for NATO Exercises on Ukraine Border

In Europe, President Obama commits more special forces for Syria but Larry Wilkerson says he is more concerned about dangerous and provocative posturing ... Via...
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Video: State Dept never heard of Obama’s ‘no boots on the ground’ in Syria

There's confusion in Washington over the US president's order to send an extra 250 troops to Syria. Barack Obama had repeatedly pledged to avoid...
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Video: “Horrified”: Seymour Hersh Reacts to Obama’s Plan to Send 250 More U.S. Special...

http://democracynow.org - President Obama has announced the deployment of 250 more Special Operations troops to Syria in a move that nearly doubles the ... Via...
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Video: Is the Obama Admin Ignoring the Role of Turkey & Saudi Arabia in...

http://democracynow.org - Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Seymour Hersh rejects the Obama administration's claim that the Bashar al-Assad regime carried out ... Via Youtube

US-UK trade deal could take 10 years if Brexit goes ahead, Obama warns

A US trade deal with Britain could take up to 10 years if it were...
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Video: Brexit Debate: ‘We can take advice’ vs. ‘We don’t want Obama over here’

US President Barack Obama has arrived in London for a three-day visit. It will include dining with the royal family and talks with Prime...

Obama Requests Support for Possible War Against Russia

Eric Zuesse According to Deutsche Wirtschafts Nachrichten (German Economic News), on April 23rd, U.S. President Barack Obama is “demanding the active deployment of the Bundeswehr...
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Video: Thousands rally in Hannover against TTIP trade deal a day before Obama’s visit

Thousands of protesters have come out onto the streets of Hannover to say 'No' to the controversial TTIP US-EU trade deal. Many in Germany...

‘Back of free trade queue’: Brits slam Obama for ‘threats’ over Brexit

The British public has been vocal in venting its anger over visiting US President Barack...

‘Part-Kenyan’ Obama dislikes Britain for its colonial past, say ‘dog whistle racist’ Boris &...

London Mayor Boris Johnson and UKIP leader Nigel Farage have been branded “racist” after alleging...

Why Obama really wants Britain to stay in the EU… to impose TTIP on...

US President Barack Obama is in the UK to impose the “toxic” Transatlantic Trade and...

President Obama Can Help Save Saudi Youth Facing Beheading

One concrete outcome that President Obama could pursue on his visit to Saudi Arabia is saving the lives of three Shia youth sentenced to...

As Saudis Continue Bombing Yemen, Is Obama Trading Cluster Munitions for Riyadh's Loyalty?

President Obama's fourth visit to Saudi Arabia for a meeting with leaders of the Gulf Cooperation Council comes as human rights organizations...

Groups to Obama: Declare Climate Emergency, Ban Crude Oil Exports

Nadia Prupis Hundreds of organizations on Wednesday filed a legal petition (pdf) calling on the Obama administration to declare a "national climate emergency" and end...

Obama’s UK visit: The hostile reception for US president over Brexit vote ‘meddling’

US President Barack Obama arrives in the UK on Thursday to urge the British public...
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Video: Is the U.S. Backing Rousseff’s Ouster in Brazil? Opposition Holds Talks in D.C....

http://democracynow.org - On Sunday, Brazil's lower house of Congress voted 367 to 137 to start impeachment proceedings against President Dilma Rousseff. Via Youtube
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Video: Obama: If we let Americans sue Saudis for 9/11, foreigners will begin suing...

US President Barack Obama has said the classified pages of the 9/11 Commission report that do not “compromise major national security interests” may ... Via...

Obama flies to Saudi Arabia amid rising tensions

Via WSWS. This piece was reprinted by RINF Alternative News with permission or license. Bill Van Auken US President Barack Obama arrives in Saudi Arabia today...

Obama: ‘If we let Americans sue Saudis for 9/11, foreigners will begin suing US...

President Barack Obama has said the classified pages of the 9/11 Commission report that do not...
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Video: ‘Total failure’ – Palestine FM on Obama’s foreign policy

Tensions between Palestinians and Israelis have been on the rise amid a wave of stabbing attacks. At least 20 Israelis and 130 Palestinians have...

Irony in the sky: Drones banned in London airspace during Obama visit

US President Barack Obama is renowned for his extensive use of military drones in Iraq,...

More ‘Boots on the Ground’ as Obama Again Bolsters Endless Iraq War

Nika Knight Signaling further escalation of U.S. military force in Iraq, U.S. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter announced Monday that 217 additional troops would be...

Obama: The Conflict Resolution President?

by Louis Kriesberg In the eighth year of Barack Obama’s presidency the struggle over assessing the correctness of his foreign policy is understandably under way....
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Video: Clinton shifts blame for bombing Libya to Obama & Libyan people

Since NATO's intervention in Libya to topple Colonel Gaddafi in 2011, the country has suffered instability and political chaos. Hillary Clinton, who was US...

Obama’s Failed ‘Hope’ in Gaza

Eight years ago, President Obama offered “hope” for change in the world, but politics and pressures won out, with his...

Obama paid just 18% tax and got $22k refund as IRS deadline looms

The dreaded day is nearly upon millions of Americans to file their taxes. On the eve...

'Bizarre': Boris Johnson trashes Obama ‘hypocrisy’ over Brexit

London Mayor Boris Johnson believes any US support for the anti-Brexit campaign would be “bizarre”...

‘Obama shelters IRA sympathizers’: Tory MP blasts US president in Brexit row

US President Barack Obama has been attacked by Tory MP Jacob Rees-Mogg over his support...

Obama praises US-led coalition for crushing ISIS, fails to mention Russian, Syrian victories

A speech by the American president at the CIA’s HQ has focused on big gains made...

Obama honors women's equality on Equal Pay Day, but says pay equity still lacking

President Barack Obama marked Equal Pay Day in the US by designating as an historic site...

‘Hey, Obama’: N. Korea lambastes US president in nuclear-themed letter from ‘Lincoln’

North Korea is using US history to mock the President Barack Obama in an open letter from his 19th century presidential predecessor, Abraham Lincoln....

Obama to relieve permanently disabled of all federal student loan debt

The Obama administration is directing several federal agencies, including the Department of Education and the Social...

Famed Watergate Reporter says Obama has Made Clinton Email Scandal a Political Issue

Famed Watergate investigator Bob Woodward appeared on Fox News Sunday and weighed in on Hillary Clinton’s email scandal, as well as President Obama’s decision...

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