United States President Barack Obama committed a military faux pas on Friday, when he broke with tradition and didn’t return the salute of a Marine standing guard at the door of the presidential helicopter Marine One.
(Reuters) - President Barack Obama signed a bill into law on Friday granting the United States' highest civilian honor to four black girls killed in a civil rights-era church bombing that shocked the nation in 1963.
While dissecting President Barack Obama’s speech on Thursday defining some of the parameters of the war on terror as it transitions from an offensive to a defensive phase, MSNBC host Alex Wagner praised the president’s approach to the issue even if it was not satisfying for some on the left. Show More Summary
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — With a growing sexual assault epidemic staining the military, President Barack Obama urged U.S. Naval Academy graduates Friday to remember their honor depends on what they do when nobody is looking and said the crime has "no place in the greatest military on earth."
Jack Rosen of the American Jewish Congress was part of Barack Obama's outreach to Jews on Israel. His whole agenda is Israel. Anthony Weiner is in his apartment in NY. The NY Times doesn't tell you that.
ANNAPOLIS, Maryland (Reuters) - President Barack Obama urged the future leaders of the U.S. military on Friday to stamp out sexual assault from their ranks, warning that a few individuals could undermine the strongest military in the world.
In a speech before the U.S. Naval Academy’s graduating class of 2013, President Barack Obama touched on themes relating to the ongoing scandals surrounding the Internal Revenue Service’s targeting of conservative groups and the Department of Justice’s sweeping subpoenas of reporters’ communications records. Obama praised the spirit of public service...
As I said yesterday, President Barack Obama's big War on Terror speech will be praised by those "who like words." Sure enough here comes The New Yorker's Jane Mayer, who knows all about "the dark side" of the WoT, with an almost perfect...Show More Summary
America's Internal Revenue Service in numbers WHEN Barack Obama fired the acting head of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) earlier this month, he doubtless hoped to quell the hullabaloo about its seemingly partial treatment of applications for tax-exempt status from conservative groups. Show More Summary
Obama promises limits on war on terror Top news: In a speech at the National Defense University, U.S. President Barack Obama attempted o address criticism of his administration's antiterrorist efforts, announcing that he would cut back on the use of armed drones and again attempt o close the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay. Show More Summary
President Barack Obama recently came out to remind people that “Leaks related to national security can put people at risk.” He however denied knowledge of this and the other scandals. In the past, Obama has been able to weather criticism by civil libertarians due to his iconic status with many citizens. This time is different. […]
Presidents Vladimir Putin and Barack Obama will meet at a G8 summit in June and during the US president’s visit to Russia in September, a Kremlin aide said on Friday.
BARACK OBAMA'S speech on May 23rd outlining the evolution of America’s approach to counter-terrorism was thoughtful, largely sensible and, for many, a bit late in the day. His wider message was that the ill-named “war on terror” could neither be perpetual or fought without restraint as if it was an existential struggle against a conventional enemy. Show More Summary
When President Barack Obama pushed his health care overhaul plan through Congress, he counted labor unions among his strongest supporters.
Stunning statistics suggest he has done as much to increase private gun ownership as anyone in U.S. history.
Twelve years after the “war on terror” began, President Barack Obama wants to pull the United States back from some of the most controversial aspects of its global fight against Islamist militants. In a major policy speech on Thursday, Obama narrowed the scope of the targeted-killing drone campaign against al Qaeda and its allies and [...]
Chris Woods writes at the Bureau of Investigative Journalism Barack Obama has made it clear that the US will continue with its controversial targeted killing programme. In a major speech the US president also announced that he has signed into force a new – and secret – rule book for lethal action that provides ‘clear [...]
Drone strikes are a necessary evil, but one that must be used with more temperance as the United States' security situation evolves, President Barack Obama said Thursday.America prefers to capture, interrogate and prosecute terrorists,...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama nominated two U.S. Senate aides on Thursday to serve as members of the Securities and Exchange Commission, the White House said in a statement.