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THE NATIONAL INTEREST: The Tragic Decline of American Foreign Policy. I think it’s called “smart d…

THE NATIONAL INTEREST: The Tragic Decline of American Foreign Policy. I think it’s called “smart diplomacy.” Related: John McCain: Obama lets ‘bad people’ fill U.S. void, says Jimmy Carter was better.

Top Ten at Ten 4/17/2014

Some of the stories from today’s Top Ten At Ten. The Neocon Money Machine Strike at China sneaker factory snowballs (AP) Jimmy Carter comes out against Keystone XL pipeline (WaPo) Putin Asserts Right to Use Force in Eastern Ukraine (NY Times)

Carter and Keystone

Jimmy Carter, Desmond Tutu, and other Nobel Peace Prize winners are right about Keystone. Former president Jimmy Carter has joined a group of Nobel laureates who oppose construction of the Keystone XL pipeline, warning President Obama and Secretary of State John F. Kerry, “You stand on the brink of making a choice that will define […]

Jimmy Carter: Hague is a Hero of Mine And Thatcher Knew More About My Country Than I Did

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter has said that British Foreign Secretary William Hague is an "active hero" of his, for his campaign against sexual violence in conflict zones. Carter also noted that former British Prime Minister and staunch American ally Margaret Thatcher knew more about America than he did when they met. Show More Summary

Economics Daily Digest: The ideas generation

By Tim Price, originally published on Next New Deal Click here to receive the Daily Digest via email. That '70s Show, Starring Ted Cruz (New Republic) Despite conservatives' tendency to compare Barack Obama to Jimmy Carter, today's economic challenges are the opposite of those the U.S. Show More Summary

Jimmy Carter Announces Opposition To Keystone XL Pipeline

The former president joins a group of Nobel laureates, warning President Obama and Secretary of State Kerry, “You stand on the brink of making a choice that will define your legacy on one of the greatest challenges humanity has ever faced – climate change.” By announcing his opposition, Carter becomes the first former president to come […]

Jimmy Carter takes a stance against Keystone XL

The former president and a group of Nobel laureates urged Obama to reject the pipeline

Zbigniew Zings Obama's Weakness On Ukraine: 'Can't Win Military Conflict by Throwing Pancakes'

Q. How do you know when Barack Obama has set a dubious new record for presidential weakness? A. When Jimmy Carter's former top adviser mocks his anemic response to an international crisis. On today's Morning Joe, Zbigniew Brzezinski argued that the US needs to discuss with Ukraine the provision of defensive weapons in the face of the Russian threat. Show More Summary

Are Pot Reformers Too Optimistic? The View From 1977

That year, Jimmy Carter's drug czar attended a marijuana-soaked party in Washington and reportedly used cocaine. You won't believe what happened next.

Obama White House denies entry for Iranian terrorist

Iran tried to send a former terrorist who had been part of the invasion of our embassy in Tehran in 1979 as a UN ambassador. Jimmy Carter rushed to his defense while the White House discussed it’s dilemma. According to the BBC, it’s just been announced that Hamid Aboutalebi has been denied a visa; President […]

Is religion inherently oppressive?

Jimmy Carter's right that religion doesn't mandate sexism. But quibbling over Christian theology isn't the answer

Fry the power! Fry the powers that be!

While Desmond Tutu is off calling for "an apartheid-style boycott to save the planet" from climate change, Jimmy Carter is battling human trafficking and gender inequality, and Creative Loafing's own opinion page is championing a "21st...Show More Summary

Celebrating LBJ's Legacy: A Reminder of Texas' Civil Rights Challenges Today

This week, the civil rights legacy of President Lyndon B. Johnson is being celebrated and every Texan should be proud. President Barack Obama and three living former U.S. Presidents -- George W. Bush, Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter --...Show More Summary

New Yorker: A Four-Decade Tax War

The New Yorker: A Four-Decade Tax War, by Jeffrey Frank: The nearness of April 15th is enough to remind us of the words of Jimmy Carter, who, when he accepted the Democratic Party’s nomination for President, in 1976, said, “It is time for a complete overhaul of our income-tax system...

Jimmy Carter Knocks Hillary: ‘Took Very Little Action to Bring About Peace’

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Jimmy Carter has publicly opposed the Obama administration on a few foreign policy issues, and in a new interview in TIME magazine, he takes a shot at Hillary Clinton for not doing much in the way of Middle East peace during her tenure at the State Department.

Chris Matthews on Jimmy Carter's Failure to Cheer Hillary in 2016: A 'Sin of Omission'

Chris Matthews did his best on Wednesday to get Jimmy Carter to fulsomely endorse Hillary Clinton for president in 2016, but just couldn't quite get a satisfying answer. In an interview on Hardball, Matthews began by noting how the former...Show More Summary

Jimmy Carter knocks Hillary Clinton-President Obama foreign policy

(CNN) – Former President Jimmy Carter took a jab at President Barack Obama and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton over their handling of Middle East peace negotiations in an interview published Thursday. Heralding the nation's current top diplomat, John Kerry, the former Democratic President told TIME Magazine he has "great admiration" for Kerry and […]

Exclusive: Jimmy Carter Talks About Iran, Campus Rape, Jesus Christ and the Paintings of W.

Former President Jimmy Carter, a hobbyist painter for more than two decades, counts himself a fan of George W. Bush’s art. “He does very interesting work,” Carter told TIME in an interview by phone on Wednesday. “I have been very interested and intrigued and congratulatory toward President Bush and his paintings.” MoreMike Rogers Says Obama…

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