Tag: Barack Obama

Obama Praises Globalism While Acknowledging Its Faults

In his last address before the United Nations Tuesday, President Barack Obama acknowledged that globalism has led “to a collision of cultures” but urged countries to embrace liberal democracy and internationalization.   Obama told world leaders to recognize that violence and poverty are at historic lows.   “I believe that we need to acknowledge these achievements […]

At U.N., Obama offers a defense of a liberal world order under siege

President Obama, in his final speech to the United Nations Tuesday, made an impassioned plea on behalf of a liberal world order that he admitted was under growing threat from wars in the Middle East and rising nationalism at home and in Europe.   Speaking to the U.N. General Assembly for the eighth and last […]

New York-area bombings: Terrorists want to inspire fear in us but we will not succumb, President Obama declares

President Obama has spoken out against the bombings in New York and New Jersey, insisting that the American way of life would not be undermined by fear and hate.   His remarks came shortly before suspect Ahmad Khan Rahami was arrested during a shoot-out in Linden, New Jersey.   He was being sought for questioning following the detonation […]

New York-area bombings: Terrorists want to inspire fear in us but we will not succumb, President Obama declares

President Obama has spoken out against the bombings in New York and New Jersey, insisting that the American way of life would not be undermined by fear and hate.   His remarks came shortly before suspect Ahmad Khan Rahami was arrested during a shoot-out in Linden, New Jersey.   He was being sought for questioning following the detonation […]

Obama’s Farewell to a World Awash With Troubles

This week’s annual United Nations gathering of global leaders will bid farewell to the age of U.S. President Barack Obama, an era that began with high hopes for multilateralism but is ending in frustration over the world’s inability to solve some of the most intractable problems from Syria’s civil war to the most acute refugee […]

Obama, Keen to Push Israeli-Palestinian Peace, Will Meet With Netanyahu

President Obama arrived in New York City on Sunday evening for three days that will mix election-year politics with a farewell to the world stage at the United Nations. But the visit comes against a suddenly tense backdrop, after a powerful explosion rocked a Manhattan street and a man claiming fealty to the Islamic State […]

Barack Obama to meet Benjamin Netanyahu to discuss two-state solution to Israel-Palestine conflict

Barack Obama will meet with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to discuss a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestine conflict.   They will meet in New York on the margins of the United Nations General Assembly on Wednesday to discuss a recently agreed deal on US military aid, the White House said.   “The meeting also […]

The Disgraceful Gitmo Exodus | The Weekly Standard

As Barack Obama prepared to enter the final year of his presidency, he sat down for an interview with Olivier Knox to discuss a bold new policy change. He had announced a year earlier that the United States would be ending its decades-long isolation of Cuba and seeking rapprochement with the authoritarian Communists who run […]

Rockets on Golan, Pentagon flouts Obama, no truce

The Pentagon and US army are not following the orders of their Commander-in-Chief Barack Obama in the execution of the military cooperation accord in Syria concluded by US Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in Geneva on Sept. 12. Five days after the truce they agreed would go into effect […]

Obama: Would be ‘personal insult’ to legacy if black voters don’t back Clinton

President Barack Obama delivered an impassioned plea to the African-American community Saturday night to help stop Donald Trump, saying he would consider it a “personal insult” to his legacy if black voters didn’t turn out for Hillary Clinton.   Addressing the Congressional Black Caucus gala for the last time as president, Obama warned that while […]