Tagged: President Barack Obama

President Barack Obama speaks about trade policy during his visit to Nike's headquarters in Beaverton, Oregon, on Friday. | AFP-JIJI

Barack Husein Obama’s foreign policy…or the lack thereof.

U.S. President Barack Obama, in an interview given last weekend to The New York Times’ Thomas Friedman, illuminated his foreign policy thinking, at this moment of fraught drama in both Iraq and Ukraine, but the counsels concerning the two didn’t match.


Obama, least popular president in decades, restarts cold war

Secretary of State John Kerry threatened to isolate Russia economically and politically. He said Russia may not remain in the G8. There were threats and there was criticism. “It’s really nineteenth century behaviour in the twenty first century.” Kerry said.


Obama’s state of the union 2014…promises, promises, promises

The Democratic president is facing the lowest approval ratings since first taking office in 2009. Just over a year after his re-election, Mr Obama must contend with determined opposition from the Republican Party, which controls the House of Representatives and...

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