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Barack Obama

the resistance

America dodged a bullet when Mike Flynn was compelled to resign as National Security Advisor. The logic for Flynn’s forced resignation, according to the White...
Donald Trump

“Imagine how much closer to normal this administration would be in the absence of Twitter,” I pondered, also on Twitter, following a weekend consumed by...
Obama officials

For a president who has a uniquely hostile relationship with the press, positive news cycles are both rare and fleeting. The Trump team displayed remarkable...
russia

It turns out that the greatest threat to U.S. interests involving Moscow in the Trump era has little to do with Trump’s campaign-trail promise to...
Donald Trump

Even if they understood the sentiment, conservatives never fully grasped “hope and change.” The rationale that propelled Barack Obama to eight years in the White...
dnc

Democrats are struggling to reconcile an existential contradiction. They know that something has gone terribly wrong with their party and that it must adapt to...
peace

It was a shock to the status quo on Tuesday when, standing beside Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, President Donald Trump abandoned decades of U.S....
Venezuela

The Trump Treasury Department’s move to impose sanctions on and to freeze the assets of a series of high-profile Venezuelan actors—including the country’s new vice...
Iran

A senior Iranian cleric’s observation this week that Iranian missiles could hit Tel Aviv in seven minutes made international headlines and was a useful reminder...
settlements

Two important things happened tonight: Donald Trump reversed Barack Obama's policy toward Israel's settlements, and the New York Times headline on the story about it...
ISIS

From the February 2017 issue: ... In the eight years of the Obama presidency, war broke out twice between the Palestinians and the Israelis and nearly...
Obama officials

On his way out the door of the People’s House, former President Barack Obama informed reporters that his time out of the political spotlight might...