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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...
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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...
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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...

‘Worst mistake as president’: Obama admits he had no plan after Libya regime change

Failing to plan for the aftermath of the US-led military intervention in Libya was President Barack...

FCC to fine mobile company record $51 million for defrauding ‘Obama phone’ Lifeline program

The Federal Communications Commission will fine a mobile provider $51.1 million for creating tens of thousands of fake Lifeline accounts. The Lifeline program, or...

Why Did Obama Deport 85 Muslim Asylum Seekers?

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has sparked backlash and controversy with his proposals to ban Muslims from entering the United States --...
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Video: #Deported2Death: Why Did Obama Deport 85 Muslim Asylum Seekers?

http://democracynow.org - Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has sparked backlash and controversy with his proposals to ban Muslims from ... Via Youtube

German Economic News Reports Obama Has Abandoned His ‘Neocons’

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org German Economic News (Deutsche Wirtschafts Nachrichten, or DWN), the most reliable news-source on geostrategic matters, reported, on March 31st, that U.S....

The Establishment Strikes Back at Obama

Since President Obama went public with his objections to U.S. foreign policy orthodoxy and its many wars, the Establishment has...

‘No doubt’ US drone strikes killed civilians, Obama says

US President Barack Obama has said there is “no doubt” that innocent civilians have been killed...

Obama and Xi announce joining climate change pact, urge others to do so

China and the US will sign the Paris Agreement on combating climate change next month, and...

‘Terrorism threat’ main focus of Obama’s final nuclear security summit

While President Barack Obama’s final nuclear security summit focuses on the threat of atomic terror in...
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Video: “2 Steps Forward, 1 Step Back”: Will Obama’s New Opioid Proposal Continue the...

http://democracynow.org - President Obama has unveiled a series of steps aimed at addressing the epidemic of opioid addiction in the United States. In 2014,...
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Video: Strained relationship: Erdogan’s one-on-one with Obama in question

Washington and Ankara are trying to put a brave face on their strained bilateral ties. It emerged earlier that President Obama will not host...

Obama grants early release to 61 prisoners convicted of drug crimes

President Barack Obama commuted the sentence of 61 federal prisoners who were behind bars for nonviolent...

Obama in Arabia

Like his predecessors, President Obama is putting cozy ties with the Saudi royals ahead of telling the truth to the...

Obama urges rethink on US drug policies as opiod overdoses kill more than traffic...

President Barack Obama is urging a major re-think of US drugs policy, saying treatment programs are...

Slap in the face: Obama administration to cut off Flint emergency aid

Via WSWS. This piece was reprinted by RINF Alternative News with permission or license. James Brewer The US Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) assistance being provided...

Obama’s Fakery, ‘News’ Media’s Suckery

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org How can it be that the same news-medium that reported, on 22 April 2015, that the Obama Administration allows...

Obama high court pick Merrick Garland: A record of support for police powers

Via WSWS. This piece was reprinted by RINF Alternative News with permission or license. Tom Carter In the roughly two weeks since President Obama nominated Merrick...

‘Capitalists, communists, socialists… just decide what works’ – Obama

US President Barack Obama told an audience of young Argentinians there was no great difference between...

Obama Pays Tribute, but Doesn't Say "Sorry" to Argentine Victims of Kissinger's Allies

President Obama on Thursday recognized the role of the US government in Argentina's Dirty War, a campaign of violence waged for seven...
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Video: President’s tango: Barack Obama dancing at state visit in Buenos Aires

US President Obama met with President Mauricio Macri and addressed reporters in Buenos Aires on Wednesday afternoon. RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-air ... Via Youtube
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Video: Obama Arrives in Argentina Amid Protests Against his Visit

Argentine social movements protest Obama's visit on the 40th anniversary of a US-supported coup, as well as his praise for the new neoliberal President. Via...

Obama’s Foreign-Policy Self-Enslavement

Exclusive: President Obama may have seen his refusal to bomb Syria in 2013 as his “liberation day” from Official Washington’s...

Hundreds Protest Obama Administration's Plans to Expand Offshore Drilling in Gulf

TRANSCRIPT: JESSICA DESVARIEUX, TRNN: Welcome to the Real News Network. I'm Jessica Desvarieux in Baltimore. The Obama administration's Bureau of Land Management has...
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Video: Hundreds Protest Obama Administration’s Plans to Expand Offshore Drilling in Gulf

Climate activists say that US government and Big Oil both profit from offshore drilling lease while ordinary people pay the price. Via Youtube

Obama’s Curious Interview

Exclusive: President Obama’s out-of-school interview with The Atlantic has provided more questions than answers, including why Obama publicly unloaded on...

Super Soft On Islamic Terror: Obama Says That ISIS ‘Is Not An Existential Threat...

Michael Snyder (RINF) - In the wake of the horrible bombings in Brussels, Barack Obama is insisting that there is no need to change our...
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Video: No hugs for Obama: Awkward moment with Castro at Havana presser

Raul Castro turns down Barack Obama's hug attempt at presser during US President's visit to Cuba. RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-air Subscribe to RT! Via Youtube

Obama in Argentina: ‘Destroying’ ISIS a top priority

Calling Islamic State “vicious killers,” US President Barack Obama vowed to “destroy” the group but urged patience and wisdom in doing so. Questions...

Understanding Obama’s Foreign Policy

Eric Zuesse On 28 May 2014, U.S. President Barack Obama addressed the West Point Military Academy class of graduating cadets, future leaders of America’s armed...

With Obama in Cuba, Pro-Torture Pundits Suddenly Concerned With Human Rights

US President Barack Obama landed in Havana Sunday to great fanfare, both in Cuba and stateside. His visit marks a significant shift of the...

"Around the World" Fight Against Terrorism Urged by Obama Administration After Brussels Bombings

In a photo released by the White House, President Barack Obama and National Security Advisor Susan Rice talk listen to Homeland Security...

Obama Nominates Fern to Supreme Court

NEVER MISS ANOTHER STORY News never stops happening, even when the cameras aren’t paying attention.That’s why Truthout reports seven days a week, 365 days a...
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Video: Castro to Obama: U.S. Has Double Standards When it Comes to Human Rights

Lawrence Wilkerson, Former Chief of Staff to Secretary of State , says that it is hypocritical for the United States to judge the Cuban...

Obama addresses Brussels terror attacks, calls on Congress to end Cuban embargo

Speaking in Havana, US President Barack Obama pledged to do “whatever is necessary” to aid Belgium...

Ron Paul on Obama in Cuba – Too Soon Or Too Late?

Daniel McAdams President Obama’s trip to Cuba is making history: it has been nearly a century since an American president set foot on Cuban soil....

Castro Demands Obama Drop Blockade, Return ‘Illegally Occupied’ Guantánamo

Fifty-five percent of Americans said they support ending the 54-year-old trade embargo Lauren McCauley During the first family's historic visit to Cuba on Monday, the Cuban...
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Video: Cuban police break up protest ahead of Obama’s visit

Counter-protesters and police broke up an anti-government demonstration in Havana, hours before the arrival Obama. About 300 government backers ... Via Youtube

Obama Visits Cuba, but Will US Ever End Embargo, Give Back Guantánamo?

President Obama has arrived in Cuba for a historic three-day visit, becoming the first sitting US president to visit the island in...
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Video: Obama Visits Cuba in Historic Trip, But Will U.S. Ever End Embargo &...

http://democracynow.org - President Obama has arrived in Cuba for a historic three-day visit, becoming the first sitting U.S. president to visit the island in...

Cuban comic says Obama changed script, added Cuban slang to phone call skit (VIDEO)

A video of a telephone conversation skit between President Barack Obama and Cuban comic Luis Silva...

NAFTA and Obama’s Proposed ‘Trade’ Deals Are UnConstitutional

Eric Zuesse NAFTA and other mega-‘trade’ deals are actually about lots more than merely ‘trade’; they’re about sovereignty — the ability of each of the participating nations...
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Video: Obama Set To Put In New Law That Can Put Everyone In Jail

In this video Luke Rudkowski documents the biggest legal change in privacy law that will have a profound affect on the American way of...

EU-funded BBC documentary on Obama sparks allegations of anti-Brexit bias

The BBC has produced an uncritical documentary series on Barak Obama’s presidential legacy using cash...
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Video: Obama’s Visit to Cuba: Dangers and Benefits to The Cuban Revolution

Alex Main and James Early, delve into the risk benefit analysis of opening up to the United States. Via Youtube

Castro government welcomes Obama, US corporate heads to Cuba

Via WSWS. This piece was reprinted by RINF Alternative News with permission or license. Alexander Fangmann President Barack Obama traveled to Cuba on Sunday, leading an...

Obama’s Break with the Establishment

Exclusive: President Obama, with his characteristic diffidence, has announced his “liberation” from the Washington foreign-policy “playbook,” but the national security elite...

Obama: New Google deal will bring wifi, broadband to Cuba

President Barack Obama began his historic three-day visit to Cuba Sunday and, despite landing in the...

Dozens of protesters arrested as Obama lands in Cuba for ‘historic visit’ (VIDEO)

Cuban authorities have arrested more than 50 anti-government protesters just hours before Barack Obama’s plane touched...

Boris v Barack: London mayor accuses Obama of Brexit ‘hypocrisy’

Mayor of London Boris Johnson has called US President Barack Obama’s intervention in the EU...

Will We Miss President Obama?

Exclusive: President Obama doesn’t take on Official Washington’s powerful neocons head-on, but he does drag his heels on some of their crazy...
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Video: Flint Residents: “We Need a Public Health Disaster Declaration from President Obama”

http://democracynow.org - This week Michigan Republican Governor Rick Snyder testified for the first time before Congress about lead poisoning in the water ... Via Youtube

Soros-Obama-Merkel-Erdogan Win Control of Europe

Eric Zuesse On Friday, March 18th, a combined effort by George Soros, Barack Obama, Angela Merkel, and Tayyip Erdogan, has arranged to get the EU...

How Obama and Congressional Republicans Intend to Pass TPP Into Law —

After the November Elections Eric Zuesse Back on 10 December 2015, the head of the U.S. Senate, the pro-Obama-trade-deals Republican Mitch McConnell, said that Obama shouldn’t try to...

Obama's Supreme Court Nominee Must Take a Stance on "Citizens United"

President Obama announces his nominee for the Supreme Court vacancy, Merrick Garland, right, currently chief judge for US Court of Appeals DC...

House endorses legal challenge to Obama’s action on immigration

House Republicans will file an amicus brief in a lawsuit contesting President Obama’s executive action on...

Brexiteers tell Obama to let Britain decide its own fate

Pro-Brexit campaigners have urged Barak Obama to stay out of the EU debate after rumors...
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Video: ‘1 foot in EU, 1 in US’? Obama rumored to persuade Brits to...

US President Barak Obama is going to the UK in April, just before opinion polls take place. Rumors abound that he will try to...

Obama nominates Merrick Garland to replace Scalia on Supreme Court

President Barack Obama announced Judge Merrick Garland as his nominee to replace deceased Justice Antonin Scalia...

Obama reverses policy on oil drilling along Atlantic coast

Environmentalists and the US military both welcomed the Obama administration’s cancellation of anticipated oil drilling permits...
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Video: No Clemency For You! Obama’s “Legacy-Defining” Program Struggles

Executive editor and founder of Black Agenda Report Glen Ford was back for his Ford Report, this time to discuss the Obama administration's struggling...

Obama, the Hesitant ‘Realist’

President Obama has come partially out of the closet as a foreign policy “realist,” but he hesitates in the face...
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Video: ‘Sh*t Show’: Obama blames Cameron & Sarkozy for ‘mess’ in post-Gaddafi Libya

US President Barack Obama has blamed UK Prime Minister David Cameron and other European leaders for the current chaos in Libya, saying he had...

Obama chides UK & Saudi Arabia, says conflict with China is possible

US President Barack Obama says there is “the potential for conflict with China,” while also criticizing...

Obama makes case for gov access to all digital devices to prevent terrorism and...

Without mentioning the government’s case against Apple directly, President Barack Obama told a Texas audience that...

Jean-Claude Juncker Damns Obama’s Plan for Ukraine

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org Jean-Claude Juncker, the most powerful person in Europe, the chief of the European Commission and therefore Europe’s closest equivalent...

Bibi Cancels Meeting With Obama, Demands More Money Instead

Bibi Cancels Meeting With Obama, Demands More Money Instead On his own and through his proxies in what is called the US “Israel Lobby,” Benjamin Netanyahu...
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Video: Obama to Cuba: New Visit, Old Politics

Glen Ford, executive editor and founder of BlackAgendaReport.com, says Obama's visit to Cuba extends rather than breaks old patters of diplomacy between ... Via Youtube

Watchdog audit finds billions in wasted dollars on Obamacare fiasco

There is now yet another reason to be disgusted by the ongoing fiasco known as Obamacare: A new report from the Government Accountability Office...

Obama’s Former Doctor Who Stood Firmly for ‘Medicare For All’ Dies at 92

(Common Dreams) -Dr. Quentin Young, the Chicago-based physician who cared for Martin Luther King, Jr., Studs Terkel, and President Barack Obama and was described...

Netanyahu irked by Obama’s push to revive peace talks: Analyst

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s cancellation of a meeting with US President Barack Obama underlines the growing differences between the two leaders, says a...

Nobel-Prize-Winning Economist Condemns Obama’s ‘Trade’ Deals

Eric Zuesse The Nobel-Prize-winning former chief economist of the World Bank, and Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers to the U.S. President, Joseph Stiglitz,...

Obama extends anti-Russia sanctions for another year

US President Barack Obama has signed a new Executive Order that extends economic sanctions against Russia for another year. The decree, published Wednesday on the...
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Video: Loyalty to Obama Drives Black Voter Support for Clinton

Lawrence Brown & Robert Greene discuss why Sanders is having trouble gaining support amongst black voters in the South. Via Youtube

ObamaCare benefiting only 15 percent of Americans

Only 15 percent of Americans say they have benefited from President Barack Obama’s signature healthcare law, a new poll shows. Signed into law by Obama...

Obama and Netanyahu Intend Undermining Ceasefire in Syria

Stephen Lendman (RINF) - Washington and Israel jointly instigated and manipulated early 2011 anti-government demonstrations in Syria - used as a pretext for Obama’s war...
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Video: Obama’s Guantanamo closure plan: ’This is about closing a chapter in our history’

President Obama's final year in office marks the Guantanamo Bay detention facility's 15th year in operation. After delivering his closure plan to Congress, Obama...

A Coherent Explanation of Obama’s Foreign Policy

Eric Zuesse Foreign policy is both economic and military. An interpretation of U.S. President Barack Obama’s foreign policy will be presented here that explains both...
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Video: Part 1: Will Obama’s Guantánamo Plan Close the Prison or Just Relocate It...

http://democracynow.org - President Obama has submitted a plan to Congress to close Guantánamo Bay military prison. Despite Obama's pledge to close the ... Via Youtube
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Video: Part 2: Will Obama’s Guantánamo Plan Close the Prison or Just Relocate It...

http://democracynow.org - President Obama has submitted a plan to Congress to close Guantánamo Bay military prison. Despite Obama's pledge to close the ... Via Youtube

Senate Dems start feud with Obama over Israel

US Senate Democrats have started a public feud with President Barack Obama over his decision to exclude provisions on Israeli settlements from a bill...
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Video: Obama’s Plan to Close Guantánamo Too Little Too Late

Omar Shakir, Bertha Fellow and attorney at the Center for Constitutional Rights says, the proposal is very similar to the executive order Obama issued...

Obama’s Supreme Court Nominee

Since their arrival on the American political scene in the eighties and nineties, Green activists and voters have been tagged by Democrats as spoilers...

Would Sanders Be the Arms Control President We Thought We Were Getting in Obama?

President Obama may not have given away the $1.2 million award from the Nobel committee, but that doesn’t mean he should have abandoned his...
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Video: Wife of Ex-CIA Agent to Obama: ‘Pardon My Husband’

Holly Sterling, the wife of imprisoned CIA whistleblower, presented a petition at the National Press Club Wednesday morning that asks President Obama to ... Via...

Obama’s ‘Moderate’ Syrian Deception

Exclusive: President Obama, who once called the idea of “moderate” Syrian rebels a “fantasy,” has maintained the fiction to conceal the fact that many...
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Video: Who is on President Obama’s Shortlist to Replace Antonin Scalia?

http://democracynow.org - Nearly 30 years ago, Antonin Scalia was approved by the Senate in a unanimous vote. Analysts are projecting a much tougher road...

Obama’s Most Momentous Decision

Exclusive: President Obama must decide if he will let the Syrian civil war come to an end with Russian-backed President Assad still in power...

President Obama Fights for Global Warming Even While Talking Against It

Eric Zuesse In some small ways, U.S. President Barack Obama has tried to act against climate-change, such as his Administration’s regulatory action — snubbed recently...
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Video: SCOTUS Blocks Obama Clean Power Plan, Hinders Future of Environmental Legislation

Robert Pollin says legally halting executive order on power-plants poses possible "disaster" for future emissions reduction. Via Youtube

Saudis Goad Obama to Invade Syria

Exclusive: Syrian rebels, including dominant jihadist elements, torpedoed Geneva peace talks by setting preconditions to come to the table. But the maneuver also renewed pressure...

4,000 people calling for trial of ‘war criminal’ Obama

More than 4,000 people have so far signed an online petition on the White House website, demanding the prosecution of US President Barack Obama...

Ron Paul: Obama Caves To Neocons – Military Spending To Skyrocket

It looks like the neocons and the Beltway military-industrial complex are going to get their way, as President Obama’s plan to scale back a...

Obama administration continues suppression of torture photos

Tom Carter On Friday, the Department of Defense released 198 out of around 2,000 photos showing torture and other war crimes perpetrated by US military...
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Video: Obama makes first visit to US mosque, blasts Islamophobia

US president Barack Obama made his first visit to an American mosque this Wednesday when he met with Muslim community leaders at the Islamic...
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Video: Michael Eric Dyson on “The Black Presidency: Barack Obama and the Politics of...

http://democracynow.org - As the 2016 presidential race heats up and the nation marks Black History Month, we turn to look back on President Obama's...
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Video: At Mosque, Obama Confronts Islamophobia but Ignores Role of US Foreign Policy

Author Laila el-Haddad praises Obama's defense of Muslim Americans, but says his foreign policy perpetuates anti-Muslim bias. Via Youtube

Obama asks for $3.4bn to fortify NATO’s eastern flank: Report

The United States plans to deploy more heavy military equipment in Europe to fortify NATO’s eastern flank against Russian “aggression” in the region, according...

Obama to visit mosque for first time as president

US President Barack Obama is to make his first visit to a mosque during his time in office next week to make a plea for...
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Video: Obama = killer? Activists put provocative banner opposite US embassy in Moscow

Activists from a pro-Russian art organization hung a banner of US President Barak Obama on a building opposite the US embassy in Moscow. The...
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Video: Black People’s State of The Union Missing from Obama’s Address

Lester Spence, author of Knocking the Hustle: Against the Neoliberal Turn in Black Politics, says Obama won't be getting a second chance. For more...

Is Obama’s Drug Clemency a Mirage?

President Obama once promised hope and that is what some non-violent drug offenders have left as they serve draconian “drug war” sentences. But Obama’s offer of clemency...

EPA head in charge of Flint resigns as Obama pledges $80 million for poisoned...

President Barack Obama announced his administration is giving $80 million to help repairs Flint’s water infrastructure and make the drinking water safe, calling the...
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Video: Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters Launches “Campaign to Close Guantánamo” for Obama’s Last Year...

http://democracynow.org - Today marks seven years since President Obama signed an executive order calling for the closure of Guantánamo Bay within one ... Via Youtube

Obama Takes a Walk on the Greener Side

Until now, President Barack Obama has embraced gas and oil fracking, encouraged the construction of new nuclear reactors, and hailed government investment in wind...
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Video: Barbara Lee on What Was Left Unsaid in Obama’s State of the Union

In the premiere episode of The Real Capitol Hill, we sit down with Congresswoman Barbara Lee to get her thoughts on President Obama's legacy...

Here’s the Thing About Terrorism Obama Won’t Tell You

One in 3.5 million: That’s your annual risk of dying from a terrorist attack in the United States, at least according to Cato analyst...

President’s Obama’s Goals for Syria Are at Odd With His Actions

U.S. ability to effect change in Syria is limited. (Photo: Thierry Ehrmann / Flickr Commons ) A number of words and terms can be used...

Secretary of State Clinton Disobeyed President Obama

Eric Zuesse At a crucial juncture after the 28 June 2009 coup by Honduras’s oligarchs overthrowing Manuel Zelaya, the popular progressive democratically elected President of...

A Balanced View of the Obama Presidency

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org Barack Obama’s Presidency turns out to have been what neither his supporters nor his opponents expected. A balanced historical...

Obama’s Invasion Plan of Syria Was Drawn Up by Kim Roosevelt in 1957

Eric Zuesse The same person, Teddy Roosevelt’s grandson, who planned and headed the CIA coup to overthrow Iran’s progressive secular democratic anti-communist President Mohammed Mossadegh...

Obama-Appointed Head of Ukraine Seems to Have Been Ousted

Eric Zuesse Arseniy Yatsenyuk, the banker whom, on 4 February 2014, U.S. President Barack Obama’s Assistant Secretary of State for European & Eurasian Affairs instructed the...

German Economic News Interviews Seymour Hersh on Obama’s Syria Policy

Eric Zuesse, summary translation from the German: On January 14th, German Economic News interviewed the investigative reporter Seymour Hersh regarding Obama’s war against Syrian President...
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Video: Part 2: An Alternative State of the Union: Progressives on Obama’s Legacy &...

Democracynow.org - President Obama's State of the Union Tuesday night was the seventh and final of his presidency. Obama defended his record while ... Via...

Here’s the Thing About Terrorism Obama Won’t Tell You

Peter Certo State of the Union screen grab by Steve Baker / Flickr. One in 3.5 million: That’s your annual risk of dying from a terrorist...

Here’s the Thing About Terrorism Obama Won’t Tell You

State of the Union screen grab by Steve Baker / Flickr. One in 3.5 million: That’s your annual risk of dying from a terrorist attack...
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Video: Part 1: An Alternative State of the Union: Progressives on Obama’s Legacy &...

Democracynow.org - President Obama's State of the Union Tuesday night was the seventh and final of his presidency. Obama defended his record while ... Via...
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Video: Obama delivers his last State of the Union address

US President Barack Obama said in his State of the Union address on Tuesday that America has “the strongest, most durable economy in the...
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Video: Medea Benjamin: Gitmo, Korean Peninsula, “Toxic” U.S.-Saudi Ties Should Top Obama’s Agenda in...

Democracynow.org - Medea Benjamin is the co-founder of CodePink, known worldwide for activism in the cause of justice and determination to confront ... Via Youtube

Has Obama changed America or is he another ‘counterfeit progressive’?

Is Barack Obama a transformational president? That was his ambition: to be more, as he put it, like Ronald Reagan than Bill Clinton, to...

Alli McCracken Says ‘Send Obama to Gitmo’

President Obama should be given props for the progress made in thawing US-Cuban relations, but there’s a piece of unfinished business that he could...

Does Obama’s Nuclear Modernization Make the Unthinkable ‘Thinkable’?

Even those who have advised President Obama on his modernization plan are concerned about the risks posed by the updated weapons by Lauren McCauley A new investigative...

The Hypocrisy of Obama’s Gun Control Crusade

Garry Leech President Barack Obama took to the stage last week to announce the latest initiative in his crusade to make it more difficult for...

Obama, the Crocodile Tears of a Cold Hearted Killer

OBAMA’S TEARS  “Even those tears, I me mine “I me mine, I me mine” — the Beatles   John Chuckman   (RINF) - Had I seen the image of Obama,...
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Video: Resistance & Outrage as Obama Administration Rounds Up Central American Refugees

The new year began inauspiciously for many immigrant families. Federal agents have detained at least 121 people, including children, in raids as part of...
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Video: “Every Time I Think About Those Kids It Gets Me Mad”: Obama Tears...

President Obama has laid out his plans to take executive action in an attempt to cut gun violence. Part of his plan will result...
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Video: ud Music”A Profound Day”: Mother of Teen Who Was Shot Dead over Lo...

When President Obama spoke about gun control on Tuesday, he was surrounded by family members of people killed in shootings. Standing just behind him...
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Video: Gun Owners of America vs. American Constitution Society: A Debate on Obama’s Gun...

As President Obama announces plans to use executive actions to strengthen gun control regulations, we host a debate between John Velleco, director of federal...
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Video: Executive Action: Bush Opened Guantánamo Without Congress, So Why Can’t Obama Close It?

As President Obama takes executive action on gun control without going through Congress, could closing Guantánamo be next? In January 2009, Obama ... Via Youtube

President Obama announces executive action on gun control

President Barack Obama has formally announced plans to expand background checks for those buying guns and impose other restrictions on firearms through executive action....

New Obama rule allows doctors to declare patriots, conservatives and Constitutionalists mentally ill to...

Following the Alinsky—Marx playbooks to the letter, one thing Barack Obama and complicit members of Congress have managed to do during his tenure is...
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Video: Obama tears up as he remembers Sandy Hook at executive action on gun...

Obama formally announced plans to expand background checks to buy guns and impose other restrictions on firearms through executive action. The order ... Via Youtube
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Video: “We Have Been Betrayed”: Activist Who Refused to Shake Obama’s Hand Decries Latest...

Democracynow.org - The Obama administration has begun conducting raids and detaining families as part of an effort to deport Central Americans who have ... Via...

How Obama Enables Atrocities

Exclusive: President Obama seems so scared of offending the Saudis and their Israeli allies that he will tolerate almost any outrage, including Saudi Arabia’s mass...

Bernie bucks: Sanders smashes Obama record with $33mn from individual donors

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has broken Barack Obama’s fundraising record from individual donors with more than $33 million in the last three months...
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Video: McCain makes Obama look ‘blacker’ in 2008 presidential ad — Stanford study

A racial scandal is brewing in the US following claims that Barack Obama's skin was made to look darker, during the 2008 presidential campaign...
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Video: “Groundbreaking” Expose Shows Pentagon Thwarting Obama’s Bid to Transfer Guantanamo Prisoners

Democracynow.org - In the nearly seven years since President Obama ordered Guantánamo's closure, Republicans have blocked him at every turn. Now a new ... Via...
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Video: ‘A game of cards’: Seymour Hersh nails Obama & Kerry’s take on Assad

RT Correspondent Anya Parampil talks with Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Seymour Hersh about his latest bombshell piece in the London Review of Books. Via Youtube

Pentagon ‘thwarted’ Obama’s plan to close Guantanamo Bay — report

The Pentagon has been “thwarting” the president’s plans to close the Guantanamo Bay prison for years, Reuters revealed, reportedly creating bureaucratic obstacles and showing...

It’s Official: Over A Trillion Dollars A Year Will Be Added To The Debt...

Michael Snyder (RINF) - Under Barack Obama, the U.S. national debt has risen from $10,626,877,048,913.08 on January 20th, 2009 to $18,795,033,928,275.59 on December 21st, 2015....
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Video: Angry Libyans lash out at Obama’s independence congratulations

In a message to the Libyan people, the US President said the 2011 Libyan revolution liberated them from “42 years of dictatorship.” Now there...

Gallup: Ukrainians Loathe the Government that Obama Imposed

Eric Zuesse On December 23rd, Gallup headlines “Ukrainians Disillusioned With Leadership,” and reports that "nearly nine in 10 Ukrainians (88%) say corruption is widespread in their government,...
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Video: Seymour Hersh’s Latest Bombshell: U.S. Military Undermined Obama on Syria with Tacit Help...

A new report by the Pulitzer-winning veteran journalist Seymour Hersh says the Joints Chiefs of Staff has indirectly supported Bashar al-Assad in an effort...

Obama Finally Commits to Putin’s Syrian Policy – Yet Continues Violating It

Eric Zuesse The basic policy-difference on Syria has been between U.S. President Barack Obama’s insistence that Syria’s legal President must be ousted before any peace-process...
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Video: Why did Obama Link San Bernardino Attack with his ISIS Strategy?

Vijay Prashad says there is no evidence of an operational relationship between ISIS and the terrorist attack. Via Youtube
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Video: Obama Countering Terror with Terror

Norman Solomon says Obama's oval office speech about gun control and terror leaves out who is the target of our foreign policy, and the...

Obama: The Fairy-Tale President?

(Photo: Wikipedia) In fairy tales, the hero makes a wish. After a few trials the wish comes true, and everyone lives happily ever after. But...
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Video: Obama Touts U.S. Strikes on ISIL, But Can Military Escalation Make Up for...

President Obama has claimed progress in fighting the self-proclaimed Islamic State while urging U.S. allies to do more. On Monday, Obama touted the gains...
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Video: Obama Touts U.S. Strikes on ISIL, But Can Military Escalation Make Up for...

President Obama has claimed progress in fighting the self-proclaimed Islamic State, while urging U.S. allies to do more. On Monday, Obama touted the gains...
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Video: Will Hillary Clinton Do More For Black America Than Did Obama?

Executive editor and founder of Black Agenda Report Glen Ford slams the latest article from Georgetown university professor and The New Republic columnist ... Via...
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Video: Obama Accused of Giving Poor Nations a “Poison Chalice” by Skirting U.S. Climate...

On Wednesday, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry announced plans to double the funding that the United States provides to help developing countries adapt...

Translating Obama’s Speech into Candor

President Obama’s primetime speech on terrorism sought to calm a jittery nation, but by omitting relevant details, he left many thoughtful Americans scratching their heads. To clarify the...
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Video: What Obama did NOT (but should have) mentioned in address from Oval Office

United States President Barack Obama addresses the nation shortly after the Islamic State-related San Bernardino shooting. Obama is speaking to the nation ... Via Youtube
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Video: Naomi Klein Extended Interview on Role of Obama, Trudeau & Austerity at U.N....

In Part 2 of our interview with journalist and best-selling author Naomi Klein she examines how the 2008 economic crisis and bank bailouts continue...
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Video: No Boots: Obama rules out ground camp, calls for support of current US...

In a rare televised address from the Oval Office US President Obama has promised to destroy the Islamic state terrorist group, but ruled out...

Real Questions for President Obama

Part of Official Washington’s problem is that most journalists — at least those called on at presidential news conferences — represent the same “group think”...
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Video: Obama’s address to US nation on security & California shooting

United States President Barack Obama addresses the nation shortly after the Islamic State-related San Bernardino shooting. Obama is speaking to the nation ... Via Youtube

Obama’s Credibility Crisis

Exclusive: Inside Official Washington’s bubble, the Important People believe their “group think” is the envy of the world, but the truth is that their credibility...

President Obama Can Expose Corporate Election Spending

Since the Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision paved the way for unlimited corporate spending on elections, shadowy political organizations that don’t disclose their donors...
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Video: RT ‘2035’ promo: Retired Obama, John Kerry, & ft President Snowden

RT celebrates it's 10th birthday in December 2015 #RT10. We want to thank you for your support: Thanks for watching! We hope you can...

Obama Ignores Russian Terror Victims

By Robert Parry Normally, when a country is hit by an act of terrorism, there is universal sympathy even if the country has engaged in...

Obama rejects Pentagon plan to close Guantanamo

The White House has reportedly rejected the Pentagon’s proposed plan to close the US military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and build a replacement...

Obama Taunts Putin over Syria

President Obama mocked Russian President Putin for not fixing Syria during the past month and chided him about Moscow’s Afghan quagmire in the 1980s, proving...

Flynn: Obama ignored ISIL intel to fit re-election ‘narrative’

US President Barack Obama ignored early warnings about the rise of Daesh (ISIL) terrorist group in 2011 and 2012 because they did not fit...

Obama urges Putin to de-escalate tensions with Turkey

US President Barack Obama held a closed-door meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday, urging him to de-escalate tensions with Turkey after it...

Paris Attacks Spur Hillary Clinton to Distance Herself from President Obama

Hillary Clinton is distancing herself from President Obama’s policy of containing the Islamic State. (Photo: Joe Crimmings / Flickr Commons) The last time the candidate...
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Video: Back to Square One, Obama Says Assad Must Go

After Vienna international talks created a political transition in Syria, Trinity College's Vijay Prashad says Obama's pre-condition that Assad must go is lock in...
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Video: Obama orders probe into intel’s alleged doctoring reports on ISIS

Barack Obama has ordered an inquiry into whether the Pentagon is covering up its military failures against ISIS. That's after members of the Republican...

Obama Administration releases welfare guide in 14 different languages to help immigrants collect taxpayer-funded...

Obviously, not every Republican voter is enamored with the candidacy of billionaire real estate mogul Donald Trump, but the one issue where...
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Video: US lawmakers tell Obama to fight ISIS instead of Assad

US lawmakers are calling on Obama to focus on fighting Islamic State in Syria, rather than trying to oust the Assad regime. Patricia Degennaro,...
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Video: Legal Challenge Led by 26 State Governors Blocks Obama Immigration Order

Salvador Sarmiento, Legislative Director of the National Day Laborer Organizing Network, says President Obama has numerous options to pursue reform and ... Via Youtube

Former Drone Pilots to Obama: Civilian Killings Driving ‘Terrorism, Instability’

Air Force whistleblowers say US drone program "is one of the most devastating driving forces for terrorism and destabilization around the world." by Lauren McCauley Four former...

Baiting Obama to ‘Shock and Awe’

Official Washington’s armchair warriors are pounding their drums again, demanding a larger U.S. invasion of Syria and decrying President Obama as “feckless” for showing...

Will President Obama Leave a Failed Legacy on Secret Money in Politics?

President Barack Obama has said he ran for office because he believed "so strongly that the voices of ordinary Americans were being drowned out...
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Video: Full video of a man ‘eavesdropping’ on Putin & Obama at G20

Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Barack Obama have held talks on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Antalya, Turkey - READ...
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Video: Putin & Obama hold talks on G20 sidelines

Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Barack Obama have held talks on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Antalya, Turkey. RT LIVE...

Obama’s Gitmo Failure

As President Obama approaches his final year in office, he has yet to fulfill one of his earliest promises, closing the Guantanamo Bay prison. It remains...

Can Obama Level with the People?

Exclusive: Another terrorist outrage — this one in Paris — is spreading fear and fury across Europe. Which makes this a key moment for...

Obama deported more people than any US president: American writer

President Barack Obama has “humanely” deported more immigrants than any US president in history, according to American writer and political activist Mickey Z.  The author...
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Video: “A Very Big Mistake”: Joseph Stiglitz Slams Obama for Pushing the TPP

As Congress debates the Trans-Pacific Partnership, we speak to Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz about the trade deal. "The irony is that the ... Via...

Obama Keeps Pre-Judging Classified Docs Cases

There he goes again. In recently proclaiming Hillary Clinton free of any national security breach — even as the FBI was continuing its investigation of her...

Will Obama Give Israel Even More American Weapons and Dollars To Kill Palestinians?

President Obama met with Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu on November 9 in the White House and is considering the Israeli request to give a...

Obama’s Double-Standard on Leaks

Though President Obama touts America as a nation of laws and evenhanded justice, there is a blatant double-standard regarding how people are punished for national...
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Video: Netanyahu to Meet With Obama, Appear at Center for American Progress

Journalist Max Blumenthal explains why presidential candidate Hilary Clinton would preserve the status quo in the Israel/Palestine conflict and why a ... Via Youtube
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Video: Israeli PM Netanyahu visits Washington for face-to-face talks with Obama

Smiles for the camera as the leaders of Israel and the US meet in Washington - but disagreement over the Iran nuclear deal and...
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Video: Obama’s Rejection of Keystone XL Pipeline is a Victory for People’s Social Movements

350.org's Clayton Thomas Mueller says President Obama's historic decision speaks to the power of environmental, indigenous and labor movements that ... Via Youtube

War Criminals Obama, Netanyahu visit in White House as protesters gather outside

US President Barack Obama has met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu after 13 months. At the meeting on Monday, Obama said it was “no...

Ron Paul: Without Authority, Obama’s Syria War Illegal

As the US State Department goes around the world lecturing other countries about how they must adhere to the rule of law, the White...
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Video: A Carbon Bomb Defused: Obama Rejects Keystone XL in Historic Win for Environmental...

Democracynow.org - The environmental movement is celebrating one of its biggest victories to date: President Obama's rejection of the Keystone XL oil pipeline. Via Youtube

Obama’s Risky ‘Mission Creep’ in Syria

Exclusive: President Obama’s plan to dispatch up to 50 Special Forces troops into northern Syria may be a bid to appease Official Washington’s war...

Obama’s Criminal Drone War

President Obama has relied on the lethal drone program as a “low cost” way to eliminate “terrorists,” but the project has institutionalized an imprecise strategy...

Americans oppose Obama’s plans for figting ISIL: Poll

Most Americans disapprove of US President Barack Obama’s approach in fighting the Daesh (ISIL) terrorist group, a new poll has found. More than 6 in...

Hypocritical Obama says USA isn’t about ‘occupying countries’ & ‘firing missiles’

America’s world supremacy is not about the number of occupied countries and fired missiles, believes the US president. Its international strength relies on diplomacy,...

Obama’s Abuse of ‘Espionage’ Act

President Obama who took office vowing “transparency” has run one of the most opaque administrations in U.S. history, hiding information that the public needs...
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Video: Obama Is NOT Banning the Box

Executive editor and founder of Black Agenda Report Glen Ford questions Obama's latest claim to be banning the box. Via Youtube
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Video: Power Wars: How Obama Continued Bush’s National Security State After Campaigning Against It

Democracynow.org - With just over a year left in office, President Obama is running out of time to fulfill his longstanding promise to close...
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Video: President Obama’s Executive Order: Ban the Box Immediately

TRNN executive producer Eddie Conway talks to the ACLU's Toni Holness about the implications of a federally mandated "Ban the Box" act. Via Youtube
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Video: The Co-ops Collapse: How GOP & HMOs Undercut Obamacare’s Nonprofit Option, Leaving 500K...

As the Obamacare open enrollment period begins, it's the end for many healthcare co-ops, leaving hundreds of thousands of people scrambling to find coverage...

Twice in One Day, Ban Ki-Moon Condemned Obama’s Actions on Syria

Eric Zuesse I earlier reported that in an interview with Spanish newspapers published October 31st, U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon condemned U.S. President Barack Obama’s...
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Video: The Endless War Grows: Obama Sends U.S. Forces to Syria, Reversing Pledge of...

Democracynow.org - The White House has announced a team of special operations forces numbering less than 50 will be sent to Syria. This marks...

National debt to hit $20 trillion when Obama leaves office

The total national debt in the United States is set to hit the $20 trillion mark around the time President Barack Obama leaves office...

‘Mentally Unstable’ Obama Looking To Start A War With China?

By Michael Snyder This week, Barack Obama sent a guided missile destroyer into disputed waters in the South China Sea to see if the Chinese...

Obama’s Half-Hearted Cuba Detente

President Obama’s “normalization” of relations with Cuba have been more tell than show, with much of the half-century U.S. embargo left in place and...

Obama Keeps Pentagon Spigot Open

Though he ran for the White House as a “change” candidate, President Obama has mostly favored continuity, including bending to the usual pressure from the...
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Video: CrossTalk: Obama cornered

Doubling down or re-calibrating? After finding itself painted into a corner, the Obama administration appears to be doing both when it comes to Syria....
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Video: Despite Military Crackdown in Papua & Other Rights Abuses, Obama Hosts Indonesian President...

Democracynow.org - On Monday, President Obama met Indonesia's new president, Joko Widodo, at the White House to discuss climate change, trade and ... Via Youtube
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Video: Obama’s Education Reversal is Sheer Political “Theater”

Executive editor and founder of Black Agenda Report Glen Ford says that the Obama administration claim to want a reduction in time spent on...
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Video: Bill McKibben: Climate Activists Celebrate Obama’s Arctic Drilling Freeze & Harper’s Canadian Defeat

In a victory for environmentalists, President Obama has ended the possibility of oil drilling in the Arctic for the rest of his tenure. The...

Will Obama Succumb to Pro-War Baiting?

By Rick Sterling Recently Counterpunch published an article “Obama’s Legacy: An Abyss Gazing Backwards” by Muhammad Idrees Ahmad. It exemplifies the faulty analysis and conclusions...

Obama Bends to ‘Endless’ Afghan War

By failing to challenge many of Official Washington’s “group thinks” on the war policy, President Obama has become captive to them as reflected in...
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Video: The Longest U.S. War, Prolonged: After Vowing Afghan Pullout, Obama Extends Occupation Indefinitely

Democracynow.org - President Obama has reversed plans to withdraw most U.S. troops from Afghanistan by the time he leaves office. On Thursday, Obama said...
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Video: Breaking The Real Reason For Obama’s Delay In Afghanistan Withdrawal

In this video Luke Rudkowski covers the breaking news of Obama delaying the drawdown in Afghanistan. obama has just given a speech saying he...
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Video: CIA Whistleblower’s Wife Asks Obama for Husband’s Pardon

CIA whistleblower Jeffrey Sterling's wife, Holly Sterling, breaks her silence and says her husband was wrongly convicted under the Espionage Act after going ... Via...
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Video: A New Snowden? Whistleblower Leaks Trove of Documents on Drones & Obama’s Assassination...

Newly leaked government documents have provided an unprecedented window into the secret U.S. drone assassination program across the globe. Via Youtube

Another Way Obama’s ‘Trade’ Deals Help International Corporations Privatize Government

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org Recently, the issue was raised regarding the profits that would flow to international corporations by Obama’s proposed trade-deals encouraging...

Obama Pledged to Stop the Afghanistan War, But Its End is Nowhere in Sight

President Obama on Thursday proclaimed to be against endless wars, even as he announced that the US will continue to wage one. “I’ve decided to...

US Congress Must Launch Urgent Inquiry Into Obama’s Drone Use

The U.S. Congress must launch an immediate independent inquiry into the Obama administration’s drone strikes overseas, Amnesty International said following today’s publication of a...

Leaked: ‘New Snowden’ releases Obama’s drone program papers

A cache of classified documents has revealed the inner workings of US drone operations in Somalia, Yemen and Afghanistan, including the mechanism of targeting...
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Video: US troops will stay in Afghanistan after Obama

President Obama will keep 5500 US troops in Afghanistan when he leaves office in 2017, according to senior administration officials. He is expected to...

Is Barack Obama Actually TRYING To Start World War III?

Michael Snyder (RINF) - Why has Barack Obama airdropped 50 tons of ammunition into areas that “moderate rebels” in Syria supposedly control? This is essentially...

Recognizing Neocon Failure Shows Obama Has Come To His Senses – Paul Craig Roberts

Paul Craig Roberts (RINF) - Tyler Durden of Zero Hedge and others are misinterpreting Steve...

Obama’s “60 Minutes” interview and the crisis of US policy in Syria

By Barry Grey In an extraordinary interview Sunday evening on CBS News’ “60 Minutes” program, President Barack Obama sought to defend his policy in Syria against...

Needling Obama for More Wars

Exclusive: Rather than encourage a healthy, wide-ranging debate on world affairs, the mainstream U.S. news media prevents any serious deviation from Official Washington’s war-loving “group thinks,”...

Obama’s Two-Timing Foreign Policy

By Robert Parry The mystery of the Obama administration’s foreign policy has always been whether President Barack Obama has two separate strategies: one “above the...

Secrecy of Obama’s TPP Trade Deal

The “free trade” advocates managed to jolt the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement back to life and declared success, but now must walk the giant TPP trade...

European Publishers Pretend that Obama Is Right and Putin Is Wrong

Eric Zuesse A typical example is Christophe Leclercq’s Euractiv website, news for Europeans. (Leclercq “was EU Commission official with DG Competition (coordinator for Information Society)....

Putin telling Obama ‘go to hell’ with Syria battle: Sen. Graham

Russian President Vladimir Putin is flaunting his disregard for US President Barack Obama by launching a campaign of airstrikes against Daesh (ISIL) in Syria,...

Obama Boots Syrian Peace Chance

By Robert Parry President Barack Obama is turning his back on possibly the last best chance to resolve the bloody Syrian war because he fears a backlash...

Obama Closes Opening to Iran

Despite prevailing on the Iran nuclear deal, President Obama isn’t following up that victory with a more realistic policy to incorporate Iran into resolving Mideast conflicts....
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Video: Syria blame-game: Obama slams Russian air strikes, says they strenghten ISIS

Barack Obama lashes out at the Russian anti-ISIS campaign in Syria, claiming its air strikes are strengthening Islamic State. Retired US Air Force Lieutenant...
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Video: “This Has Become Routine”: Obama Speaks Out After 10 Killed in Oregon in...

Democracynow.org - Vigils were held in Oregon last night after a gunman opened fire at a community college Thursday morning, killing nine people before...

Obama Tolerates the Warmongers

By Daniel Lazare “Only odd-numbered world wars start in Sarajevo.” That was the joke during the 1992-1995 Bosnian War. Though it turned out not to be true,...

Obama v. Putin: Their Debate on Crimea

The Source of the ‘New Cold War’: The Basic Disagreement Between Obama and Putin Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org INTRODUCTION The basic disagreement between U.S. President...
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Video: Putin and Obama or Tom & Jerry? Discussing UNGA with Slavoj Zizek

The UN General Assembly heard from Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Tuesday. The leader did not shy away from throwing the word aggression ... Via...
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Video: Putin, Kim & Obama skate to ‘Why can’t we be friends?’

Courtesy: Jenkem Magazine (www.jenkemmag.com) Skaters from Jenkem Magazine teamed up with French counterparts at Cliché for impersonated ... Via Youtube
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Video: A Critical Look at VICE’s Story on Mass Imprisonment with Obama and Holder

Glen Ford of Black Agenda Report says the story by the news magazine Vice on mass incarceration features massive hypocrisies in the policy decisions...
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Video: Putin Checkmates Obama On New World Order WWIII

In this video Luke Rudkowski breaks down the latest propaganda and gives you a real look at what's happening with between Putin and Obama...

Obama Lied When He Said This

Eric Zuesse U.S. President Obama’s central case against Syria’s Bashar al-Assad (and his central argument against Assad’s supporter Russia on that matter) is that Assad...
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Video: Putin: Obama and Hollande are not Syrian citizens, can’t decide Syria’s future

Putin and Obama have held a bilateral meeting on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York, shortly after they both addressed...
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Video: Obama Fighting Allies on Syria at the UN

Prof. Sabah Alnasseri of York University says Obama speech at the UN tilts allies in the region towards Russia, when they should be convening...
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Video: High voltage: Putin & Obama address UN hours before long-awaited meeting

The meeting of Putin ad Obama, who have not talked in private for a long time, became one of the highlights of 70th UN...

Obama’s Ludicrous ‘Barrel Bomb’ Theme

By Robert Parry The U.S. government has dropped hundreds of thousands of tons of bombs on Iraq alone in the last dozen years — and even...
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Video: Obama slams strong states imposing will on weaker ones: Who did he have...

During his address at UNGA 2015 President Obama slammed strong states imposing will on weaker ones. Who did he have in mind? People in...
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Video: Is Obama Fighting ISIS, Assad or Russia?

Prof. Sabah Alnasseri of York University says Obama speech at the UN pushes anti-ISIS forces towards Russian strategy. Via Youtube

Obama’s Self-Deceit

President Obama, who has boasted of ordering military strikes on seven countries, chastised Russia and China for not abiding by the rules of international...
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Video: Obama vs. Putin at the U.N.

President Obama and President Putin address the UN on their strategies for fighting the Islamic State. Via Youtube

Obama Deifies American Hegemony

Paul Craig Roberts (RINF) - Today is the 70th anniversary of the UN. It is...
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Video: Obama & Putin Spar at U.N.: Will Regime Change in Syria Further Destabilize...

Democracynow.org - President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin held their first formal meeting in two years on Monday in New York to...
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Video: ‘US cannot solve world’s problems alone’: Obama addresses UNGA (FULL SPEECH)

President Barack Obama said the US is willing to work with Russia and Iran to solve the current crises in Syria. Speaking at United...

Obama’s True Foreign-Policy ‘Weakness’

From the Archive:  Official Washington considers President Obama “weak” because he doesn’t bomb every country that the neocons want bombed, so Obama talks “tough”...

Can Obama Lecture Xi on Human Rights?

Exclusive: The Obama administration often scolds China over its human rights record — and President Obama is sure to hammer away at those themes in...

Obama’s Flak Demeans Putin’s Posture

Exclusive: Afraid of neocon criticism, President Obama is going out of his way to insult Russian President Putin prior to a summit meeting. Obama’s...

Ahmed Could Have Been Obama’s Drone Victim

Ahmed Mohamed, the 14-year-old Muslim boy who brought a homemade clock to school and was subsequently arrested because the clock looked similar to a bomb...

Broke U.S. government needs millions of new Obamacare enrollees to prevent program from collapsing

Obamacare is in trouble again, and it will take a massive infusion of members and taxpayer money to save it. The Washington Times reports that...

Will President Obama Stand Up to the Big Pharma Drug Thugs?

It takes a lot of courage to defy the folks who make tens of billions a year selling drugs. We will find out soon...

Will the Obama Administration Hold VW Accountable for Corporate Crime?

"This is a huge test of how serious the administration’s commitment is to prosecuting white collar crime." by Deirdre Fulton The allegations being leveled against auto manufacturer...
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Video: Fracture: Joy-Ann Reid on Obama, the Clintons and the Racial Divide

In the new book, "Fracture: Barack Obama, the Clintons, and the Racial Divide," MSNBC national correspondent Joy-Ann Reid looks at the history of race...

Obama’s Nobel Peace Prize was ‘premature’: Journalist

Awarding the Nobel Peace Prize to US President Barack Obama in 2009 was “premature” and based on unfulfilled promises rather than meaningful actions, an...

Obama’s Fateful Syrian Choice

By Robert Parry There is an obvious course that President Barack Obama could follow if he wants to lessen the crises stemming from the Syrian...

Video: Exclusive! Karen Hudes On Serving Commercial Liens on Obama, Lagarde and The World...

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Video: CrossTalk: Obama’s Syria

Ending Syria's horrific civil war is possible, but the political will to do so remains elusive. Over the years the facts on the ground...

Obama oversaw largest US military budget since World War ll: Activist

The United States and its allies have fueled the violent conflict in Syria by backing the terrorist networks operating in the country, an anti-war...

Obama’s war crimes in Yemen

By Niles Williamson  Speaking before the Human’s Rights Council in Geneva, the United Nation’s High Commissioner for Human Rights, Prince Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, called for...

Obama’s Legacy Will Not Be One of Peace

The Financial Times recently reported that Nobel Peace Prize recipient Barack Obama has conducted ten times more drone strikes than his predecessor George W....

Neocons Blame Obama for Syria

Exclusive: Neocons are so obsessed with their dream of Syrian “regime change” that they are castigating President Obama for not sharing their hallucination of nearly invisible “moderates”...

Neocons Blame Obama for Syria

Exclusive: Neocons are so obsessed with their dream of Syrian “regime change” that they are castigating President Obama for not sharing their hallucination of nearly invisible “moderates”...

Neocons Blame Obama for Syria

Exclusive: Neocons are so obsessed with their dream of Syrian “regime change” that they are castigating President Obama for not sharing their hallucination of nearly invisible “moderates”...
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Video: Iran Deal Vote: Victory for Obama, “Stinging Defeat” for Israel Lobby

In a major foreign policy victory for President Obama, Republicans in the Senate failed to secure enough votes Thursday to derail the Iran nuclear...

Half Of Americans Think Obama Has Worsened Racial Divisions

Almost half of all Americans believe that racial divisions in the country have worsened under Barack Obama’s presidency, according to a Rasmussen poll. Forty-seven percent...

Obama to speak with Jewish groups on Iran deal

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Obama Marks Labor Day With New Order Expanding Paid Sick Leave

Benefits to spread to 300,000 workers, but rhetoric contradicts White House push for pro-corporate trade deals by Nadia Prupis President Barack Obama on Monday will issue an...

Did Saudi King ‘Snub’ Obama on Iran?

Exclusive: Besides following dangerous “group thinks” on big questions, like the Iraq War, the mainstream U.S. media runs as a mindless pack on smaller...

Obama: US, Saudi Arabia discuss to end horrific situation in Syria

President Barack Obama has said that he would discuss to end the ongoing crisis in Syria in a meeting with Saudi Arabian King Salman...
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Video: Deep Contradictions in Obama’s Arctic Policies

Roxanne Dunbar Oritz, author of Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States says that Native Americans need more than name restoration from the Obama...
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Video: Obama Secures Iran Nuclear Deal in Senate

Phyllis Bennis, the author of Understanding the US-Iran Crisis examines, the opposition to the Iran nuclear deal by the Senate Republicans. Via Youtube

Attacking Zionists that back Iran accord ‘offends’ Obama

US President Barack Obama says he is offended by attacks against American Jews who have voiced support for a nuclear agreement between Iran and...

34th US senator hands President Obama victory on Iran nuclear agreement

Democratic Senator Barbara Mikulski has become the 34th member of the Senate, who came in favor of the Iran nuclear agreement, surviving President Barack...

President Obama is a Muslim, Republicans say

A new opinion poll shows a majority of Republicans believe that the first black president of the United States Barack Obama is a Muslim. The...
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Video: Is Obama Greenwashing His Climate Record in Alaska?

Investigative journalist Steve Horn says the National Petroleum Council has institutionalized pro-gas and pro-oil policy regardless of which political party is in ... Via Youtube
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Video: “Our Climate, Our Future”: As Obama Visits Arctic, Alaskans Urge Him to Reverse...

Democracynow.org - Weeks after approving Shell's plans to drill in Alaska, President Obama is heading to the state to warn about the dangers of...

Cheney blames Obama’s Iraq troop withdrawal for rise of ISIS

Former Vice President Dick Cheney is accusing President Barack Obama of being responsible for the rise of Islamic State in Iraq. He also denied...
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Video: Republicans To Let Obama Take Your Passport Without A Trial

In a radical attack on the due-process rights of Americans that received virtually no media attention, the Republican-controlled House of Representatives voted ... Via Youtube

Obama’s Ukrainian Forces Break Minsk Agreement: Resume Invasion

Eric Zuesse The U.S.-backed Ukrainian Armed Forces, on Wednesday August 26th, resumed their all-out war against the breakaway Donbass region, according to an announcement on...

Bernie Sanders versus Obama & the Clintons: The Big Difference

Eric Zuesse I state here why I have come to support Bernie Sanders for President: Whereas Hillary Clinton, Bill Clinton and Barack Obama – the...

The Riddle of Obama’s Foreign Policy

Exclusive: For nearly seven years of his presidency, Barack Obama has zigzagged from military interventionist to pragmatic negotiator, leaving little sense of what he...

The War Criminal Who Won The Nobel Peace Prize: Barack Obama

As the United States renews a bombing campaign against ISIS forces in Syria, it seems like America’s penchant for waging war knows no bounds....
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Video: Obama Gives Shell Final Approval to Drill in Arctic Despite Protests & Pledge...

http://democracynow.org - The Obama administration has granted Royal Dutch Shell final approval to resume drilling for oil and gas in the Arctic Ocean for...
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Video: Revealed: Obama’s Plan to Defeat ISIS

He really Should have thought of this before flooding the Middle East with guns. Via Youtube
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Video: ISIS ‘going to lose’? US strategy not as successful as Obama claims

The US has been stepping up its attempts to crush Islamic State. It has begun launching airstrikes from a Turkish military base, and is...
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Video: Obama’s Africa Trip & Legacy of Colonialism in Puerto Rico

Telesur's The Global African looks at President Obama's recent trip to Africa and the debt crisis in Puerto Rico. Via Youtube

Obama’s Stupid Blame-Iran Game

By Gareth Porter If and when the Iran nuclear agreement gets through Congress, many people in Washington hope that President Barack Obama will articulate a...

Hunger-Striking Detainee Tests Obama’s Will to Close Guantánamo

Since the age of 23, Tariq Ba-Odah has been detained at the U.S. prison facility at Guantánamo Bay. Never charged with a crime, Ba-Odah went on hunger...

US Congress and President Obama Officially Recognize Donbas’ Freedom!

George H Eliason It's true! President Barack Obama beat Russia's President Putin to the punch by recognizing the right of Donbas to ascend to the...

Obama on Iran: The specter of World War III

In an extraordinary speech delivered Wednesday, US President Barack Obama went public with a warning that powerful factions within Congress and the state apparatus...

The Obama Administration Just Blew Off Human Trafficking Concerns to Pass the TPP

This spring, investigators discovered mass graves of human trafficking victims in Malaysia. How did the US State Department respond? By upgrading its assessment of Malaysia’s human rights efforts....

One year of Obama’s Iraq-Syria war

Bill Van Auken This week marks the first anniversary of the initiation of air strikes in Iraq and launching of yet another US war in...

Pew Global Poll Finds that Obama’s Effort to Isolate Russia Is Succeeding

Eric Zuesse The latest Pew international poll finds that whereas U.S. and global sentiments toward Russia were rather moderate, not hostile, until after U.S. President...
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Video: Obama foresees ‘another war in Middle East’ without Iran deal

President Barack Obama has warned that without the Iran nuclear deal, there will be another war in the Middle East. He said that those...
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Video: Dirty Truth About Obama’s Clean Power Plan

Daphne Wysham and Chris Williams unravel the contradictions in President Obama's Clean Energy Plan and his “all of the above strategy” over the last...

Obama’s Pragmatic Appeal for Iran Peace

Exclusive: President Obama defended the Iran nuclear deal and urged Americans to support this initiative for peace, but his choice of American University for...
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Video: Naomi Klein: Obama Is Beginning to Sound Like a Climate Leader, When Will...

http://democracynow.org - As scientists warn 2015 is on pace to become the Earth's hottest year on record, President Obama has unveiled his long-awaited plan...
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Video: Obama authorizes airstrikes ‘to defend’ Syrian rebels, target Assad troops if necessary

Russia has slammed a US decision to defend rebel forces in Syria as counterproductive, with Washington's initiative already leading to speculation the Assad ... Via...
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Video: Obama Starts Another War, Your Daily Uncensored News?

Alright, so I have one day before Defcon and BlackHat, so I decided on doing a new platform for sharing news that should be...
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Video: Obama authorizes airstrikes on Assad troops

The US president has reportedly authorized the Air Force to protect Syrian rebels trained by Washington to fight against Islamic State by bombing any...
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Video: Clinton Insider: Obama Wants To Turn U.S. Into A Caliphate

Larry Nichols-Obama wants to turn us into a caliphate, that way he can be a leader. http://larrynichols.com/ Help us spread the word about the...
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Video: What Obama Didn’t Say in His African Union Address

American policies have left the masses of Africa behind and propped up strongmen, says Executive Director of Friends of the Congo Maurice Carney. Via Youtube

Obama’s Egypt Policy Breeds Terrorism

Exclusive: President Obama has gotten in line behind the Israeli-Saudi preference in Egypt for the brutal dictatorship of Gen. al-Sisi over the elected (but...
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Video: In Ethiopia, Obama Hails Democracy Despite Recent Election Where Ruling Party Won 100%...

http://democracynow.org - On Monday, President Obama made history by becoming the first sitting U.S. president to visit Ethiopia. But he is facing criticism after...

Obama hails Ethiopian regime as US proxy in “war on terror”

By Bill Van Auken On the second leg of his trip to Africa, President Barack Obama appeared on a joint platform with Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam...

Obama Gitmo plan: Kick out half, bring in half

The Obama administration wants to step up transfers of 52 Guantanamo prisoners to foreign countries and bring in the rest to prisons on US...
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Video: Obama Visits Ethiopia and Kenya, Land of His Father, to Discuss Counterterrorism, Gay...

http://democracynow.org - Obama arrived Sunday in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, for talks with leaders on counterterrorism efforts against al-Shabab in Somalia, and ... Via Youtube

Obama’s Line on the Iran Nuclear Deal: A Second False Narrative

Buying into the narrative that Iran is a rogue nuclear state could harm the thawing of relations between the country and the US I’m glad that...

Obama Buys False Iran Narrative

President Obama has fallen into the habit of accepting whatever “group think” is prevalent in Official Washington, which often falsely accuses some “enemy” of...

As Obama Lectures Kenya, What Lessons Must US Learn from Africa?

Obama receives applause in Kenya, but region continues to suffocate under U.S. policies whose results often run counter to stated goals by Jon Queally As President Barack...
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Video: Obamacare Death Panels In Financial Death Spiral

Obamacare is in a financial “Death Spiral”.13 percent of people covered by Obamacare in 2015 have been dropped from coverage because many of them...

Obama Should Release MH-17 Intel

A year ago, the U.S. government issued a sketchy report on the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 shoot-down citing “social media” and other flimsy data implicating...

Obama Prosecutes No Mega-Crooks. Hillary Also Wouldn’t. Would Sanders?

Eric Zuesse The chief reason why the USA is no longer a democracy (if it ever was) is that its mega-criminals have impunity, just like...

President Obama postures as prison reformer

By Evan Blake US President Barack Obama visited Federal Correctional Institution El Reno, a medium-security prison in Oklahoma on Thursday, as part of a series of...

Perhaps This Is Obama’s Grand Strategy

Eric Zuesse Washingtonsblog’s anonymous founder and principal commentator is one of the most deeply knowledgeable writers on current events, and on July 19th he headlined "Governments...
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Video: The War on Drugs is a War on Minorities: Former El Reno Prison...

http://democracynow.org - President Obama became the first sitting president in history to visit a federal prison Thursday when he toured the El Reno Federal...

White House official in charge of Obamacare rollout hired as health insurance lobbyist

By George Gallanis Marilyn Tavenner, former director of HealthCare.Gov and administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, was unanimously selected as the new CEO...

Obama’s remarks on Syria disingenuous: US geopolitical analyst

US President Barack Obama’s remarks that Iran, Russia, Turkey and other regional countries must be part of the solution to the Syrian crisis are...
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Video: Obama’s Carceral Reform: Is It Real?

TRNN host and producer Eddie Conway answers Obama's recent speech calling for changes in mass incarceration policies. Via Youtube

Obama calls for criminal justice reform in system ‘skewed by race and wealth’

President Barack Obama is leading a drive for a fairer and more equitable criminal justice system. He wants a federal review of solitary confinement,...

Obama, Saudi King Salman speak on Yemen war, Iran nuclear conclusion

US President Barack Obama and Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud have held talks over Riyadh’s war on Yemen as well as the...
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Video: “Another Chance at Life”: Man Granted Clemency Last Year Reacts to Obama’s 46...

http://democracynow.org - We end today's show with a new push by the White House to support bipartisan prison reform – this time by reducing...
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Video: With Historic Iran Nuclear Deal Expected, Can President Obama Sell It to Congress...

http://democracynow.org - We go to Vienna for an update on what could be the final stages of a historic deal between Iran and six...

Will Obama Undo the Harms of the War on Drugs?

Reports are circulating that President Obama is preparing to commute the sentences of dozens of individuals currently imprisoned for nonviolent drug-related crimes. So far...

McConnell says Iran deal will be ‘hard sell’ for Obama

US Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says that President Barack Obama will have a hard time convincing Congress over a possible nuclear agreement with...

Obama’s Posturing Risks Iran-Nuke Deal

The Obama administration is risking the success of the Iran nuclear negotiations by playing some political theater to appear tough to its Republican and...

Obama’s Deadly Cold War Legacy

Exclusive: President Obama is endangering his legacy by letting neoconservatives still set his foreign policy, including the creation of a new and costly Cold...
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Video: Deadline looms: Iran deal close, Obama ‘sceptical’

U.S. President Barack Obama has reportedly said the chances of a deal on Iran's nuclear programme are less than 50 percent. That's despite the...

President Obama Accepts Slavery in Order to Win TPP Trade Deal

Eric Zuesse So that U.S. President Barack Obama can end a roadblock and win the agreement of other nations for his proposed Trans Pacific Partnership,...
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Video: OBAMATRADE: Biggest Threat To U.S. Since American Revolution

On this Tuesday, June 23 edition of the Alex Jones Show, we cover the corrupt "trade agreement" known as Obamatrade and the resistance to...

Obama Declares Permanent War on Humanity

by Stephen Lendman (RINF) - Obama heads Washington's lunatic fringe - a criminal gang waging endless wars, deploring peace, and pursuing phony war on terrorism...

Obama at the Pentagon: No end to ISIS war

Via WSWS. This piece was reprinted by RINF Alternative News with permission or license. By Thomas Gaist The US government will continue its military intervention in Iraq...
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Video: TPP PASSES: Obama Now A Dictator

The ultimate horror of completely captured government is upon us. An illegal, unconstitutional secret treaty that strips citizens of our rights and imbues Obama...

Hillary Clinton won’t release her personal medical records, but Obamacare keeps YOUR medical records...

Consider it another case of the governing elite playing by a set of rules different from the ones they impose on the rest of...

CNN: Obama White House Lied ‘We Didn’t Know About Hillary’s Private Email’

Eric Zuesse On July 1st, CNN reported that "President Barack Obama's top aides, including David Axelrod, communicated with Hillary Clinton at her private email address while she was secretary of state,” and...
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Video: After Marriage Equality & Obamacare, Mixed Results from SCOTUS on Abortion, Pollution, Executions

http://democracynow.org - After historic rulings that legalized same-sex marriage nationwide and upheld a key provision of the Affordable Care Act, this week the ... Via...
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Video: Obama’s Gun Grab Begins – Infowars Nightly News – 06/19/2015

On this Friday, June 19th edition of the Infowars Nightly News Lee Ann McAdoo breaks down how the Charleston South Carolina church shooting is...
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Video: No Labor Protections in Obama’s Overtime Plan

Activist and author Eugene Puryear challenges the Fair Labor Standards Act and the president's claims that this will indeed be a benefit to working...

Ex-CIA chief criticism over Iran nuclear talks doing ’disservice’ to Obama

A recent criticism by former CIA head Michael Hayden over nuclear talks between Iran and the P5+1 group of countries is doing “disservice” to...

Obama blatantly protecting Israel from justice for war crimes

The Obama administration is “hamstrung” by the Israel lobby into opposing a Palestinian bid to bring Israel to the International Criminal Court for war...
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Video: The Supreme Court Upholds Obamacare, So Why Is the Health Care Industry Celebrating?

Six million people remain insured, but as many as 58 percent of federal exchanges provide one or two healthcare plans, meaning the profit-driven healthcare...

King Obama, His Royal Court, and the TPP

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) — a global corporate noose around U.S. local, state, and national sovereignty — narrowly passed a major procedural hurdle in...

War on Whistleblowers, After Obama

The war on whistleblowers has injected fear of prosecution into all honest communications between national security officials and reporters, meaning that the public instead...
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Video: Undocumented Trans Activist Jennicet Gutiérrez Challenges Obama on Deportations at White House Event

http://democracynow.org - President Obama's immigration policy came under direct challenge Wednesday at the White House. As Obama spoke to a gathering ... Via Youtube

US Drone Program to Remain in Shadows as Obama Abandons Key Reform Promise

Blueprint for a new transition plan involves a dual command structure–giving the Defense Department and the CIA joint control of drone strikes (Common Dreams) - U.S....

Obama tells Hollande NSA stopped spying on French officials

US President Barack Obama has reassured his French counterpart Francois Hollande that Washington is no longer spying on him following leaks that the US...
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Video: “It’s Not Just a Matter of It Not Being Polite to Say ‘Nigger’:...

http://democracynow.org - President Obama spoke openly about racism in the United States during a podcast with comedian Marc Maron. In the interview ... Via Youtube

For Obama, Any War Is Better Than No War

The White House recently announced that Obama has approved a plan to send 450 new troops into Iraq to fight ISIS. These “troops” aren’t...

Obama urged to impose sanctions on China over hacking allegation

Republican presidential hopeful Senator Marco Rubio has called on US President Barack Obama to stop rhetoric against China and impose sanctions on the country...
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Video: Drawing Heat: Wife of Israeli minister apologizes for joke about Obama

The talk-show hosting wife of the Israeli Interior Minister has attracted severe criticism for an unfortunate choice of joke on Twitter about Obama. Read...

US denies Obama invited Netanyahu to Washington

The White House has denied a report by an Israeli newspaper that US President Barack Obama had invited Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for...

Obama Wants Regime Change in Ecuador

by Stephen Lendman (RINF) - Obama is no man of the people. He never was throughout his political career. He serves powerful monied interests exclusively. As...

Israeli minister’s wife tweets racist joke about President Obama

A racist message on Tweeter about US President Barack Obama by the wife of Israel's Interior Minister Silvan Shalom has caused uproar on social media. "Do...

Obama trade agenda favors big corporations: Social Activist

US President Barack Obama’s proposed trade agenda, which he has recently urged Congress to approve, favors big corporations and is unfair to smaller businesses,...

Obama’s Libya Fiasco

Exclusive: With Libya’s bloody “regime change” in 2011, the Obama administration and its European allies opened the door to anarchy and now the emergence...
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Video: Obama Is Above The Law

Alex Jones breaks down how Obama is trampling on the Constitution. Help us spread the word about the liberty movement, we're reaching millions help...
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Video: As Democrats Walk Out on Obama’s TPP Deal, Where Does Presidential Candidate Hillary...

http://democracynow.org - Former secretary of state, senator and first lady Hillary Clinton kicked off her White House bid to become the first woman U.S....
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Video: Obama Pushes Internet ID Verification in Response to NSA Hacking

After a catastrophic breach of Government employee records, the White House ordered federal agencies to implement cyber security fixes "without delay", using ... Via Youtube

How Obama Consolidated the Legacies of Bush and Clinton

As the presidency of Barack Obama has evolved, or devolved, as it were, it’s become clearer to everyone that he is little more than...

How Obama’s ‘Trade’ Deals Are Designed to End Democracy

Eric Zuesse U.S. President Barack Obama has for years been negotiating with European and Asian nations – but excluding Russia and China, since he is...

The Secret Racism of Obama’s Top Enforcer in Ukraine

Eric Zuesse THE WHO’S WHO AT THE TOP OF THE COUP U.S. President Barack Obama (via his State Department official Victoria Nuland, and Ambassador to Ukraine...

Hillary Clinton Backs Fast-Track on Obama’s Trade Deals

Eric Zuesse On Sunday, June 14th, Hillary Clinton came out publicly for the first time in support of President Obama’s trade-deals — TPP with Asia,...

Stopping Obama’s “Legacy” ‘Trade’ Deals: Did Reid Finally Do It?

Eric Zuesse President Obama has many times made clear to congressional Democrats that the most important thing in the “legacy” that he hopes to leave...
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Video: Clinton Nemesis: Obama Is Hugo Chavez On Acid

Also scheduled today is Larry Klayman, the founder of Judicial Watch and former Justice Department attorney who has been called a "Clinton nemesis" for...
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Video: CrossTalk: Obama’s Failure

The Islamic State continues to thrive and establish itself as a power base in the Middle East. Though it must be pointed out that...
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Video: Obama’s Plane & EPA’s Plans: Hypocrisy, Decadence, and A Preview of Elitist Global...

Boehner is pushing for a vote this weekend on FastTrack authority. FastTrack is not only open defiance of the Constitution and the requirements for...

Obama Does Have a Strategy in Iraq: Escalation

Almost nine months after President Obama admitted that “we  don’t have a strategy yet” to challenge the Islamic State — and just days after...

Obama hints at escalation of Iraq-Syria war

Via WSWS. This piece was reprinted by RINF Alternative News with permission or license. Obama hints at escalation of Iraq-Syria war By Patrick Martin 10 June 2015 President Obama...

Obama’s Stupid Propaganda Stuff

Exclusive: Just last month, President Obama dispatched Secretary of State Kerry to secure Russian President Putin’s help in addressing the Syrian crisis and other...
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Video: RAW: Obama ignores Iraqi PM at G7 summit?

US President Barack Obama apparently snubbed the newly-elected Iraqi PM Haider al-Abadi. RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-air Subscribe to RT! Via Youtube

Barack Obama: No Jack Kennedy

Exclusive: A half century ago — at the peak of the Cold War — President Kennedy appealed to humankind’s better nature in a daring...

Obama says Putin wants to recreate Soviet empire

US President Barack Obama has lashed out at his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin, saying he is destroying the country’s economy in order to recreate...

Obama is ‘reluctant warrior’ against ISIL

The lack of a complete strategy by the US to defeat the ISIL terrorist group indicates President Barack Obama is a “reluctant warrior” and...

How Obama Went From Being a Peace Candidate to a War President

When it comes to his administration’s foreign policy, Barack Obama must feel a little like Michael Corleone in The Godfather Part III: “Just when...

Republican House Members Receive Rubber Stamps from Fight for the Future Ahead of Plans...

The package included a satirical letter from the President and an actual rubber stamp with the words, “I approve President Obama’s secret trade deal” WASHINGTON...

German Banker: Obama Is Destroying Europe

Eric Zuesse (translation and added comments) Interviewed on June 6th by German Economic News, the chief economist at Bremer Landesbank, Folker Hellmeyer, says that because of...

Yemeni families sue President Obama over deadly drone strike

US President Barack Obama has been sued by families of two Yemeni men, Salem bin Ali Jaber and Waleed bin Ali Jaber, who were killed...

Obama, Merkel present united front for more austerity in Greece

  By Robert Stevens (WSWS) - On Sunday, in a bilateral meeting ahead of Group of Seven (G7) talks, US President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel...

The Reversal of Kerry’s Ukraine Statement Came from Obama, Not Nuland

Eric Zuesse When Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland on May 15th contradicted her boss John Kerry’s statement of three days earlier, in which Kerry...

What’s Wrong with the Obama Administration’s Trade-Deal Arguments

Eric Zuesse Here is from the June 3rd article at the pro-trade-deals Americas Society & Council of the Americas, "Summary: The Trans-Pacific Partnership - What's at...

Obama’s Fast Track Attack on Women

The President is asking for "fast track" authority to let the White House be the sole negotiator on the Trans Pacific Partnership, a giant...

Obama Sidelines Kerry on Ukraine Policy

Eric Zuesse On May 21st, I headlined "Secretary of State John Kerry v. His Subordinate Victoria Nuland, Regarding Ukraine,” and quoted John Kerry’s May 12th warning to Ukrainian President Petro...

An Obama Statement Packed with Lies

Eric Zuesse Here was Obama’s rhetoric, in Tallinn Estonia, on 3 September 2014 (click on the linked parts to see the actual reality regarding each given allegation): –– We’re...

Despite the spin, Obama supports Zionist crimes against humanity

US President Barack Obama is a “dishonest” broker in the conflict between Palestinians and Israel and has continuously supported the Zionist regime at the...

What does Obama hope to achieve from bullying China?

Mike Whitney (RINF) - US Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter is willing to risk a war with China in order to defend “freedom of navigation”...

Obama and Oil

Michael Brune (Common Dreams) - President Obama must wonder whether someone is trying to tell him something. On March 31, 2010, he announced an expansion of...

Obama: Israel losing credibility over Netanyahu’s opposition to Palestinian statehood

US President Barack Obama says Israel is losing “credibility” among the international community over Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s stance on the creation of a...

Greenwald: Obama, Media ‘Irresponsible’ for Scaring Public Over Patriot Act

"The whole world has changed when it comes to this debate as a result of the revelations of Edward Snowden" (Common Dreams) - The Patriot Act...