Photo credit CHANEL After failing to close Guantanamo Bay, President Obama may leave office succeeding in opening up the rest of Cuba. This historic, monumental shift in public policy will have implications for not only politicians but...Show More Summary
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In a bid to counter China’s growing influence in the region, President Obama revokes a five-decade trade embargo with Hanoi, while the Vietnamese government seeks to back-engineer American weapons technology for their own purposes.
In a three-day state visit to Hanoi, President Obama has offered the Vietnamese wide concessions, discarding a decades-long arms embargo and selling the country 100 airplanes, in hopes to counter the regional influence of China.
Back in March, President Obama said that he was looking to stay in D.C. after his presidency ended. This was, in part, for practical reasons--his...
There was an especially telling moment in Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas's brief Q and A with C-Span in April, 2013. The question was what he thought about President Obama. Thomas first gave a pithy put-down of Obama and then admitted that he had practically no interaction with him. Show More Summary
President Obama has failed America again. He has killed another radical Islamic terrorist while refusing to call him a radical Islamic terrorist. Obama doesn’t understand the war we’re in. As Sen. Ted Cruz, one of our nation’s bravest...Show More Summary
President Obama lifted the decades-old US embargo on selling arms to Vietnam during an official visit on Monday, effectively knocking down one of the last vestiges of the Vietnam War. During a news conference in Hanoi, Obama remarked...Show More Summary
Less than 24 hours after Anthony Bourdain and the President of the United States shared a table at Bun Cha Huong Lien—a traditional Hanoi noodle joint—the place looked like the bitter end of a rager.
President Obama visited Vietnam this week in hope of firming up his "rebalance to Asia" policy, which had faltered in recent years. It requires being friendly to dictatorial regimes in the region in order to shift their allegiances with...Show More Summary
You don’t need fancy words to say this…so I’m just going to be plain as day. Lt. Gen. Jerry Boykin, a former Delta Force commander, says President Obama is letting
It's Tuesday, May 24 and Day 101 since Justice Antonin Scalia died and Mitch McConnell laid down his Supreme Court blockade: No meetings, no hearings, no votes on his replacement. It's also Day 69 since President Obama named Merrick Garland to be Scalia's replacement. Show More Summary
President Obama’s trip to Asia is off to a running start with the announcement that the United States will lift a decades-long American arms embargo on Vietnam. Initial commentary on the announcement has been generally positive, portraying...Show More Summary
President Obama is going to Hiroshima. He could start to save history during his historic visit. Nuclear weapons disarmament commitments and aspirations which, date back to the first resolution of the UN General Assembly, have not been fulfilled. Show More Summary
Anthony Bourdain has been very busy recently. He’ll be going on tour soon, has a financial stake in site Roads & Kingdoms, is working on his upcoming NYC food hall and still hosts his popular CNN show Parts Unknown. While there’s one...Show More Summary
No wonder world leaders don’t take Obama seriously: President Obama had dinner with celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain during his foreign policy trip to Hanoi, Vietnam, on Monday after winding down last week with a golf trip to Andrews Air Force Base right outside of Washington, D.C. The conversation between the two was taped for an episode of […]
To The President of the United States, As the first US president to visit Hiroshima, ground zero, you will make history for your nation. But you will also make history for humanity. You're right to let historians debate the merits of President Harry Truman's decision to use the atomic bomb, since, as it stands, we cannot rewrite the past. Show More Summary
First Read: “There are plenty of storylines and new numbers from our latest national NBC/WSJ poll, but here’s maybe the most important number of all: 51% — as in President Obama’s approval rating, which is his highest mark in the [....
Expanding legal access to cannabis would help veterans with PTSD and many other vulnerable populations. Because the next president may not do it, it’s a change that should be made now.
On Friday, President Obama will visit Hiroshima, Japan, becoming the only sitting U.S. president to visit the first city targeted in a nuclear attack. While the exact details of Obama's trip have yet to be revealed, deputy national security advisor Ben Rhodes said last week that the president would...