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How the West failed in the war on terror in the Middle East

James Burfitt | 04 August 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: Barack Obama, Iraq, ISIS, war on terror
An Australian counter-insurgency expert admits that there is no simple solution


Obama’s speech at Hiroshima was an oratorical gem

Michael Cook | 01 June 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: Barack Obama, rhetoric
... in which he said nothing and gave nothing away


Discerning the Donald

Zac Alstin | 08 March 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: Barack Obama, Donald Trump, Republican candidacy
Is Trump a triumph or a blow-hard?


#SOTU marks the end of the magic

Michael Cook | 14 January 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: Barack Obama, rhetoric, same-sex marriage, State of the Union address
More respect and less rancour? Start with yourself, Mr President.


A note to Obama: don’t lecture Kenyans on gay rights

Mathew Otieno | 29 July 2015 | CONJUGALITY |  
tags: Barack Obama, Kenya, same-sex marriage


That speech

George Friedman | 04 March 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: Barack Obama, Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel
The real issue is the reconfiguration of a region the United States cannot subdue and cannot leave.


Obama’s fight against the Ideology-With-No-Name

Robert R. Reilly | 23 February 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: Barack Obama, Islam, Islamic extremism, terrorism
Egyptian President al-Sisi knows its name and has courageously denounced it.


Obama floundering in fight against ISIS

Michael Cook | 19 February 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: Barack Obama, ISIS, Islamic extremism, Islamic State, rhetoric
The President is recycling tired old slogans.


“Paris was worth a march”

Sheila Liaugminas | 13 January 2015 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: Barack Obama, Charlie Hebdo, Paris unity rally, Peggy Noonan, US President


The Obama girls are bored

Tamara El-Rahi | 03 December 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: Barack Obama, family values


Is Obama’s immigration plan reasonable?

Kathleen Arnold | 21 November 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: Barack Obama, immigration, immigration reform, USA
Executive authority on immigration has bipartisan precedents.


Foreign policy, the solace of failed presidents

George Friedman | 19 November 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: Barack Obama, foreign policy
Gridlock on the domestic front often leads to rash decisions abroad.


Principle, rigor and execution matter in US foreign policy

George Friedman | 29 October 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: Barack Obama, foreign policy, Henry Kissinger
Not since the end of the Cold War has the US had a president with a deep understanding of history.


The US has unfinished business in Ukraine and Iraq

George Friedman | 25 June 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: Barack Obama, Dwight Eisenhower, Iraq, Ukraine
If Obama needs a role model, let him look to the subtle and experienced Dwight Eisenhower.


Explainer: do 97% of scientists fear global warming?

Michael Cook | 27 May 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: Barack Obama, climate change, environment, John Kerry
How did they reach this figure without doing a poll?


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