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Jim W. Dean - Obama's UN speech writers went overboard on trying to wallpaper over the blood splatters of his regime change legacy, thinking that would erase it. And the parts about "accountable government and "true democracy" made me gag.
Americans' approval of the US Congress remains low at 18 percent, a monthly Gallup poll taken August 3-7 shows.Editor's note: Just a note on...
The US has strongly warned Israel against destroying the Palestinian village of Sussiya in the occupied West Bank, calling such a prospect “very troubling.”
Jim W. Dean - Obama put a double whammy on Syria and Putin by running down their making the major effort in the anti-terrorism fight, while claiming US credit for things it has not done and leaving out our material support for terrorist proxies.
Jim W. Dean - We can hardly expect Obama to publicly admit that the US had advance knowledge of the coup.
Kurdish fighters from the YPG and YPJ bidding farewell to a comrade killed during clashes with jihadists in Aleppo countryside. Photo: ARA News Syrian...
By Josh Rogin June 30 The Obama administration has proposed a new agreement on Syria to the Russian government that would deepen military cooperation between...
Britain and the US have always been close friends, however that relationship has now been tested as Britain has decided to leave the European Union. So who will become Washington's new ally?
Jim W. Dean - The US setting a precedent of holding any terror event on trial in a national court, and then seizing sovereign funds in a judgment case is going to have quite a ripple effect, as it gives the right, theoretically, for other countries to do the same.
President Obama, earn your 2009 Nobel Peace Prize by seizing that moment in Hiroshima, Japan by speaking from your heart and telling the world that this nuclear devastation must not be allowed to happen again as well as offer a concrete proposal to eliminate nuclear weapons forever ~ which must begin with ourselves.
Jim W. Dean - Salman Sheikh has a nice condensed review of the struggling US-Saudi relationship, which is not an easy task with all of its layers and Byzantine complications.
On 15 April 2016 the web site "Ending the Fed" (ETF News) published a "breaking" news item reporting that President Obama had taken $2.6 billion from veterans' programs and allocated it to assist Syrian refugees:
President Barack Obama announced on Monday that the US is boosting its troop presence in Syria five-fold, to 250 military personnel.
The Yankees are coming! The Yankees are coming!
President Barack Obama just concluded a closely watched visit to Saudi Arabia. No major announcements or developments emerged from his meeting with the Kingdom’s leaders, and some commentators suggested that the apparent coldness between Obama and the Saudi heads of state is a plus.
The Israeli website “Hona Ma’ak Dayeman” revealed that Maj.Gen. Ram Rothberg, the Commander of the Israeli Navy has allegedly asked President Obama to bring the matter of Tiran and Sanafir Islands in his talks with the Saudi king in his Wednesday’s tour to the Middle-East in order to help Israel procure the two strategic islands in the Red Sea.
Strained US-Saudi Relations Threaten Fight Against Daesh In an effort to pressure regional partners to play a more active role in combating Daesh, also known...
Brutal Turkish Dictator Says Offended by US Counterpart Remarks on Press Freedom Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says it is saddening that US President Barack...
Jim W. Dean - Erdogan finally responds to Obama's moves to distance the US from Erdogan's crackdown on Turkish opposition media. Incredibly he is just denying it, a bad move on his part.
Matt Nosanchuk, right, meeting with President Barack Obama and National Security Advisor Susan Rice, Aug. 4, 2015. (White House Photo Office) By Ron Kampeas WASHINGTON (JTA)...
Obama will not have a personal meeting with Recep Tayyip Erdogan during Erdogan's upcoming visit to the United States.
Jim W. Dean - VT takes a victory lap with Obama on stopping the bombing of Syria an hour before the launch, where we had had gotten our Intel on the Israelis setting up the staged Syrian officer cel phone intercepts as a red line psyops where it needed to go.
If Obama is right—that Libya is now a “shit show”—what is the United States currently doing in Syria? Creating another “shit show”?
Jim W. Dean - All of Moscow's requests to the US coalition to share ISIL targeting data for better air strike results have been denied. There cannot be a feasible reason given for this and the Pentagon does not offer one.
Justice Antonin Scalia was surprised when he was ordered to the White House. This was not a man you gave orders to, especially not President Obama. It was Justice Antonin Scalia who vacated the long sacrosanct immunity from civil lawsuits, opening the door for a weakened presidency.
The US president has sided with Turkey and warned the Syrian Kurdish militia not to seize more territory in Syria to avoid upsetting Ankara or the so-called “moderate” opposition.
My headline is a response to recent comments made by German Chancellor Angela Merkel at a joint press conference in Berlin with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the decision of the Cameron government in the UK to make boycotting goods from "Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank" by publicly-funded bodies including local councils and universities a criminal offence.
President Barack Obama will ban solitary confinement for juvenile inmates and give prisoners in one-man cells more time outside.
What explains such a seemingly odd career choice for a soon-to-be ex-president?
US President Barack Obama called on Turkey to withdraw any military forces not authorized by the Iraqi government during his call with Prime Minister...
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