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Barack Obama

Nuclear weapons

By December of 2016, the imminent prospect of handing control of America’s nuclear arsenal over to Donald Trump already had the American left on edge....
donald trump

To a self-righteous set of foreign-policy observers, Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital is the height of irresponsibility. From real American allies...
fight dirty

Conservative political analysts seem so wrapped up in the matter of whether or not Donald Trump can, no one has given much thought to whether...
Syria

On Wednesday, United Nations war-crimes investigators indicted Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad and his government for complicity in the commission of gross crimes against humanity, including...
barack obama

When Caroline Randall Williams  practically begs Barack Obama to speak out on the state of American politics, she speaks for millions of distraught Democrats. “We...
Syria

Last week, I wrote about one of the troublesome byproducts of the Trump-Putin summit in Hamburg: a ceasefire in southwestern Syria that Israel worries will...
Vladimir Putin

At the root of the Democratic Party’s attacks on Donald Trump’s Russia policy is a crippling contradiction. The logic of their assault on Trump’s posture...
cnn

The White House is preparing for war. Despite a decisive electoral victory and with majorities in both chambers of Congress, the president is encountering unforeseen...
syria

With all of Washington consumed by the effort to craft and pass health-care legislation, the Trump White House appeared to catch the country’s political establishment...
democrats

For months, Democrats have resisted the notion that they were the problem.  Despite a series of historic losses resulting in the party’s worst position in...
Saudi

Washington’s partisan vitriol has infected the Middle East policy debate. The problem traces to the 2003 Iraq War. While there was bipartisan support for the...

Today, the Justice Department announced that it is ending the Obama administration’s practice of taking massive sums of money, obtained from settled enforcement cases, and...