Obama Foreign Policy

Ukraine Crisis Shows Obama Does Not Believe in American Exceptionalism

Simon Phillips-Hughes | Posted 19.03.2014 | UK Politics
Simon Phillips-Hughes

On his first overseas trip as president in 2009, Barack Obama was asked by a foreign journalist whether he subscribed to American exceptionalism, the idea that America has a unique role to champion freedom and democracy...

Blowing Up the Nusra Front

Tam Hussein | Posted 22.07.2013 | UK Politics
Tam Hussein

In the past two years, Western media coverage has focused on the growing popularity of Salafist jihadi groups like the Nusra Front (Jabhat Al-Nusra) in Syria. These groups have become both an argument to intervene militarily, as well as a reason to stay out.

The US State Department Ignores the 99.8% of Falkland Islanders Who Want to Remain British

Luke Coffey | Posted 12.05.2013 | UK Politics
Luke Coffey

Of course, neither the Falkland Islanders nor the UK need America's support for the referendum but the US should back its allies. All the Falkland Islanders are asking for is recognition of their right to self-determination - a right guaranteed by the United Nations Charter and a key principle on which America was founded in 1776.

World Waits on Clinton's Successor, But What Will She do Next?

Darren Ennis | Posted 12.01.2013 | UK Politics
Darren Ennis

So what next for Hillary? In the short term we don't know, but in the long term she will run for President in 2016. This has always remained her ambition despite her 2008 defeat when she faced more than just a candidate. She lost out to an ideology, the hysteria, glitz and glamour. She and Bill know that she has the capability and financial backing to annihilate a Romney or McCain.

This Election Can't Just Be About the Economy

Eddy Evans | Posted 29.10.2012 | UK Politics
Eddy Evans

Yet the result of the presidential election in November matters to many of us beyond America's borders. Whether you live in Kabul, Damascus or Cairo, or indeed in London, your life will be affected by the decisions made in the Oval Office thousands of miles away.