Tag Archives: Barack Obama

Obama’s vague vision to take on IS

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Beyond a few airstrikes and supporting an opposition that is engaged in a bloody battle with Assad, it is not clear how IS in Syria can be dealt a decisive blow.

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Obama’s shadow now looms long over Scotland

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The US President has provided a significant boost to the Better Together campaign.

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Beijing and Washington’s assertiveness on carbon pollution exposes Europe’s dithering

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Climate has become such a low priority for European leaders that they see the horse-trading over jobs in the Commission as a bigger deal than efforts to avert climate change.

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Obama is still right: A world without nuclear weapons is possible

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Despite perceptions of a new Cold War, the US and Russia continue to respect the provisions of the New START treaty.

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Most Ukrainians prefer Europe over Russia

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Ukrainians are a lot less pro-Russian than the separatists in the East of the country would like the outside world to believe.

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The West’s responsibility for the Ukrainian crisis

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The threat of war hanging over Ukraine is the ugly offspring of the West’s longstanding enabling of Russian imperialism, writes Marko Attila Hoare.

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America: Clinton takes on the court

Hilary Clinton has made one of her most political interventions in months.

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Ukraine shows that Western politicians are no longer omnipotent

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Missing from public discourse over the crisis in Eastern Europe is a sense of how difficult it is for western officials to act in concert.

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MEPs take Europe’s case for a digital bill of rights to Washington

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On the left we should be clear that the struggle for civil liberties is now taking place in cyberspace.

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5 policy responses to the Russian invasion of Ukraine

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With Russia consolidating its position in Crimea, here’s how the West can respond.

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